Further recognized for its commitment to diversity, Adams and Reese received the New Orleans Society of Human Resource Management Association (SHRM) “Commitment to Diversity” Award, at the organization’s annual meeting held October 16.
The award recognizes outstanding efforts by companies that have incorporated diversity initiatives and awareness efforts on a strategic level in an organization and promoting those best practices on the corporate level.
For the seventh consecutive year, Adams and Reese ranked among the Top 200 Law Firms in diversity among its attorneys according to the 2014 “Diversity Scorecard,” compiled by the Minority Law Journal and Minority Law Magazine.
Also in 2014, Adams and Reese received the 2014 Louisiana State Bar Association Human Rights Award for the firm’s diversity efforts and for promoting diversity in the legal profession.
Adams and Reese’s other diversity awards and recognitions have included the Law Firm Diversity Award from the National Bar Association (2013); Top 200 Law Firms in Diversity by the Minority Law Journal (2013); “Unity Award” by Sarasota’s Biz941 Magazine (2012); “Corporate Counsel Women of Color® Diversity Award of Excellence” (2011); Human Resources Management Association (HRMA) Commitment to Diversity Award (2011); Top 100 Law Firms for Diversity by MultiCultural Law (2010); Top 100 Law Firms for Women by Women 3.0 Magazine (2010); LSBA “Certificate of Commendation” (2009); "Encouraging Diversity" Minority Business Award from Birmingham Business Journal (2007-2009); and “Lighthouse Award” by International Paper (2006).