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Adams and Reese New Orleans Partner Liz Roussel received a 2015 Millennial Award in the law category at the third annual "The Millennials: A Salute to Service" awards ceremony, held July 25 at the National World War II Museum. The awards recognize professionals, under the age of 40, who are making a difference in the New Orleans community.

Roussel is a member of the Adams and Reese Executive Committee, leader of the Labor and Employment practice, and formerly served as Partner in Charge of the New Orleans office.

Roussel joined the firm in 2002, and focuses her practice on labor and employment litigation, commercial litigation and director and officer liability claims litigation. She has represented a wide variety of clients including financial institutions, Fortune 500 companies, public entities, nonprofit corporations, state agencies, private universities, public trusts and charter schools.

Roussel was selected among the 2011 “Women of the Year” by New Orleans CityBusiness. She was a graduate of the New Orleans Regional Leadership Institute in 2014.

In the community, Roussel is the immediate Past Chair of the board of directors for the Children’s Bureau of New Orleans. She also serves on the Board of Directors for Longue Vue House and Gardens.

Roussel earned her J.D. from Tulane University Law School, in 2002, and she received her B.A. from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, in 1998.