Adams and Reese has been named an official Honoree in the Law Websites category in the 23rd Annual Webby Awards.
Hailed as the “Internet’s highest honor” by The New York Times, The Webby Awards are presented by the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences (IADAS), a leading international awards organization honoring excellence on the Internet. IADAS nominates and selects The Webby Award Winners. Its members include internet industry experts such as internet co-inventor Vint Cerf, Instagram’s Head of Fashion Partnerships Eva Chen, Director of Harvard’s Berkman Center for Internet & Society Susan P. Crawford, actor and activist Jesse Williams, GE CMO Linda Boff, Pod Save the People host and activist DeRay McKesson, Google’s Head of Conversation Design Cathy Pearl, Fortnite Designer Eric Williamson, HBO Digital Chief Diane Tryneski, Los Angeles Laker Isaiah Thomas and DDB Worldwide CEO Wendy Clark.
The new Adams and Reese website, launched in 2018, combines dynamic content with compelling interaction design to create an engaging digital brand experience that highlights the firm’s expanding footprint and ongoing commitment to hospitable client service. The firm worked with digital agency One North Interactive and strategic marketing company Content Pilot in the development of the website.
“Honorees like Adams and Reese are setting the standard for innovation and creativity on the internet,” said Claire Graves, Executive Director of The Webby Awards. “It is an incredible achievement to be selected among the best from the 13,000 entries we received this year.”
Adams and Reese previously received accolades for its website last fall, when the firm was named a Silver Award winner in the 2018 W3 Awards, which honors creative excellence on the web, with the following factors included among award criteria: creativity, usability, navigation, functionality, visual design and ease of use.
Members of the Adams and Reese core website committee and production team include:
- Andy Freeman, Co-Chair Website and Partner
- Donald Manalla, Co-Chair Website and MIS Technology Manager
- Wanda Miller, Director Marketing and Communications
- Ann Wallace, Chief Marketing and Business Development Officer
- Cindy Short, Marketing Administrator
Members of the Adams and Reese website committee include:
- Gif Thornton, Managing Partner
- Edward Playfair, Partner
- Frank Liantonio, Partner
- Jeff Manning, Strategic Initiatives Manager
- Charles Pinckney, Of Counsel
- Jeff Richardson, Partner
- John Castillo, Graphic Designer
- Kristina Montanaro Schrader, Partner
- Lou Ursini, Partner
“More than ever, our professional services clients are being challenged to drive sustainable growth at their firms,” said John Simpson, CEO at One North. “Adams and Reese’s new site positions the firm to capture the attention and loyalty of critical audiences and drive its brand forward. The team here at One North is thrilled to see the site recognized among the best and will continue to be a proud partner in these efforts.”
The Webby Awards honor excellence on the internet in categories including Websites, Video, Advertising, Media & PR, Apps, Mobile, and Voice, Social, Podcasts and Games. This year’s Webby Awards received nearly 13,000 entries from all 50 states and 70 countries worldwide.