Adams and Reese is proud to have been among the sponsors of the 2008 Arts Council of New Orleans’ Community Awards and Luncheon. The event took place May 9th at the Hilton Riverside Hotel in New Orleans. The law firm has been a longtime supporter of the Arts Council, and partner Robert A. Vosbein, Sr. serves as Secretary on the Board of Directors.
This year’s award recipients included musicians Terence Blanchard and Donald Harrison Jr., actor and writer Ricky Graham, artist Gene Koss, Stage Director David Morelock, and The Historic New Orleans Collection. Additionally, Mrs. Paula L. Maher received the Chairman’s Award.
The Arts Council of New Orleans is a private, non-profit organization designated as the City’s official arts agency. Now in its 32nd year, the Arts Council serves as one of eight regional distributing agencies for state arts funds and administers available municipal arts grants and the Percent For Art program for the City of New Orleans.
Adams and Reese is an avid supporter of the arts and philanthropic community. Each year, the firm devotes thousands of hours and untold dollars to support the community through the firm’s corporate philanthropy program, HUGS. Participation in HUGS is not related to business or the law but is directed squarely to the human need. Whether in the form of special events or participation in agency-sponsored fundraisers, Adams and Reese employees and attorneys are known throughout the region and the nation for their community action. Adams and Reese is a proud recipient of the Excellence in Corporate Volunteerism Award by the Points of Light Foundation - for many years, the only law firm nationwide so honored.
Adams and Reese has offices in Baton Rouge, LA; Birmingham, AL; Houston, TX; Jackson, MS; Memphis, TN; Mobile, AL; Nashville, TN; New Orleans, LA and Washington, D.C. American Lawyer Magazine includes Adams and Reese on its distinguished list of the nation’s top 200 firms - “The AmLaw 200.” The National Law Journal also lists the firm on the “NLJ 250” of the nation’s largest law firms.