Butler, Snow, O’Mara, Stevens & Cannada, PLLC (Butler Snow) Attorney Julie H. Ellis was named an honoree by The Junior League of Memphis during its “90 Years, 90 Women of Achievement” event. The event was held on July 19, 2012, at the Junior League of Memphis’ Community Resource Center.
“We are very proud of Julie’s recognition,” said Donald Clark, Jr., Chairman, Butler Snow. “She exemplifies the firm’s commitment to service and community involvement.”
Ellis is a member of the firm’s Government, Environmental and Energy Group. She focuses her practice on transportation and logistics, aviation, business planning and operations, government relations and administrative and municipal law. Ellis advises clients on federal regulatory compliance and industry issues and spent 17 years as counsel to Federal Express Corporation, where she represented FedEx and industry interests before the Department of Transportation, Federal Aviation Administration and the UN International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO). She is an AV-rated attorney by Martindale-Hubbell and is a Fellow of the Memphis Bar Association. Ellis serves on the Board of Directors of Memphis Leadership Academy, Greater Memphis Chamber of Commerce, Facing History and Ourselves and Randolph College.
According to The Junior League of Memphis, the “honorees are women who have exemplified the JLM mission of promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women and improving communities.” The Junior League of Memphis also notes that the women chosen have been instrumental in establishing some of Memphis’ most beloved institutions – Pink Palace Museum, Sunset Symphony and Hope House – as well as women who are currently participating in programs such as G.R.O.W. (Giving Readiness, Opportunities and Wellness) in partnership with the Lester Community Center in Binghampton. The Junior League of Memphis is an organization, whose purpose is exclusively educational and charitable, committed to promoting voluntarism and improving the lives of women and children in the Memphis community.