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Butler Snow Receives Prestigious Diversity Award

Butler Snow Receives Prestigious Diversity Award

Firm one of three recipients worldwide recognized by AT&T

 RIDGELAND, Miss., March 15, 2011─ Butler, Snow, O’Mara, Stevens & Cannada, PLLC, is one of only three law firms worldwide selected as an inaugural recipient of the AT&T Legal Department Diversity and Inclusion Award. The award is based on activities and accomplishments that show a commitment to diversity and inclusion in the legal profession.

Butler Snow was recognized at an awards dinner during a legal conference at the Fairmont Hotel in Dallas, Texas.

“Our firm works together as one team to provide strategic solutions for our clients, and we firmly believe that our varied perspectives and life experiences enhance the success of our clients,” said John C. Henegan, Co-Chair of Butler Snow’s Diversity Committee. “Diversity has been and remains a key initiative in our firm that benefits our firm, our diverse client base, and our clients’ ability to serve their present and future customers.”

AT&T designed its diversity award to honor law firms representing the “can-do” spirit the worldwide telecommunications company touts in its Rethink Possible campaign.

“In 2010, more than 48 percent of our attorneys and staff were women or minorities, and our firm is active in participation and sponsorship of diverse organizations and events,” said Donald Clark, Jr., Chairman of Butler Snow.

About Butler Snow

Butler, Snow, O’Mara, Stevens & Cannada, PLLC, is a full-service law firm with more than 170 attorneys representing local, regional and national clients from offices in Greater Jackson and Gulf Coast, Miss., Greater Nashville and Memphis, Tenn., New Orleans, La., and Greater Philadelphia, Penn. For more information, visit