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Adams and Reese Launches “Women Out in Front” Newsletter

5/20/2014

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The law firm of Adams and Reese is proud to launch the first edition of the Adams and Reese “Women Out in Front” newsletter, highlighting the law firm’s women attorneys’ achievements, awards, recognitions, and professional and community involvement.

This newsletter, which Adams and Reese plans to publish each Spring and Fall, is a product of the firm’s Women’s Initiative Team and will showcase women attorneys who continue to make a difference in the 16 communities in which Adams and Reese has a presence.

“Adams and Reese women lead by example and share in the leadership of our firm,” said Adams and Reese Managing Partner Charles P. Adams Jr. “We are proud of our women attorneys serving in leadership positions in professional, civic and philanthropic organizations, and we look forward to bringing you the latest news of our women attorneys.”

The newsletter was produced by Adams and Reese Diversity Chair Jaimmé Collins, Partner and newsletter editor Lara White, and also Partners and committee chair Michelle Craig.

Adams and Reese has long been recognized by bar associations and newspapers and magazines for its efforts of promoting diversity in the workplace and opportunities for women in the workplace.

Next month, Adams and Reese will receive the Louisiana State Bar Association Human Rights Award to recognize outstanding efforts made by organizations in promoting diversity in the legal profession. In 2013, Adams and Reese was ranked among the Top 200 Law Firms for Women Equity Partners by American Lawyer Media.

In 2011, Adams and Reese was a recipient of the Corporate Counsel Women of Color® Diversity Award of Excellence, an inaugural award given by the CCWC as a recognition of the firm’s initiatives, outstanding achievement in commitment to diversity and advancement of women attorneys of color.

In 2009, Adams and Reese was ranked by Law360 among the top 100 law firms for percentage of women partners. In 2008, Adams and Reese was ranked among the “Nation’s Best Law Firms for Women,” by American Lawyer Magazine, and also in 2008, Women 3.0 Magazine named Adams and Reese among the “Top 100 Law Firms for Women.”

In 2008, Adams and Reese was ranked among the top 100 law firms for women by
Women 3.0 Magazine.

Adams and Reese is a multidisciplinary law firm with more than 340 attorneys and advisors strategically located in 16 offices in 15 markets throughout the southern United States and Washington, D.C. American Lawyer includes Adams and Reese on its distinguished list of the nation's top law firms - "The Am Law 200". The National Law Journal also includes the firm on the "NLJ 350" list of the nation's largest law firms.