Stacey Godfrey Evans, a partner in our Atlanta office, had the honor of delivering the keynote address at the 26th Annual Cobb Collaborative Human Services Awards. Award nominees were recognized for their dedication to working with (or volunteering with) those less fortunate in the community, their professionalism within the community, and their collaboration with others and involvement in the community.
Wargo French is proud to announce that two attorneys in our Miami office have been recognized by the South Florida Legal Guide for 2020. Michael Foster has been recognized as a “Top Lawyer” in the areas of corporate and business litigation and bankruptcy and Nicola Gelormino has been recognized as a “Top Up & Comer Lawyer” in the area of litigation. Congratulations to Michael and Nicola!
Wargo French is proud to announce that Vernon Strickland, a partner in our Atlanta office, has been named to the Leadership Georgia Class of 2020. Leadership Georgia stands apart as one of the nation’s oldest and most successful leadership-training programs for young business, civic and community leaders with the desire and potential to work together for a better Georgia. Approximately 60 participants are selected each year from a pool of several hundred applicants from across the state. Congratulations
Wargo French is proud to announce that two of its Miami associates, Alicia M. Holden and Shanise Lawrence, were recently recognized on The National Black Lawyers Top 40 Under 40 list. The prestigious award recognizes black attorneys under 40 who demonstrate “superior leadership, reputation, influence, stature and profile.” Only 40 individuals from each state or region are selected for the list each year. Congratulations Alicia and Shanise!
Wargo French was honored to host the Women in Cable Telecommunications (WICT) Southeast Executive Event “Your TV Knows (and Shares) What You Watched Last Summer: Data Privacy in Television Industry,” on November 6, 2019 in our Atlanta office. We enjoyed a lively discussion with industry leaders on best practices for protecting customers’ rights, while also monetizing the data collected from them.
On Tuesday, October 22, 2019, Wargo French’s Yasbel Perez, a junior associate in our Miami office, participated in an event to celebrate the Florida Association for Women Lawyers Miami-Dade Chapter’s “GOOD” (Guys Overcoming Obstacles to Diversity) Guys initiative. The initiative recognizes the importance of men actively working to achieve gender equality in the legal profession. We had a great evening supporting this wonderful organization and spending time with friends!
As a proud Gold Level sponsor of the Southeast Chapter of Women in Cable Telecommunications (WICT Southeast), Wargo French had the pleasure of attending and supporting the 16th Annual Red Letter Awards on Thursday, October 17, 2019. The awards honored six extraordinary women in the telecommunications industry who have a commitment to serving others, and who exemplify WICT’s mission of creating women leaders who transform the cable telecommunications industry.
On Tuesday, October 15, 2019, Wargo French was honored to partner with Assurant for their 4th Annual United Way 5K Event, which drew hundreds of participants from around South Florida. The annual event raises funds to support the great work of United Way of Miami-Dade and underscores our commitment to actively engage in strengthening the communities where we live and work. Great job team!!
Wargo French is excited to announce that Laurie Selkowitz, a senior associate in our Los Angeles office, has been selected as the Technology Subcommittee Co-Chair for the Transactional Practice Area Committee of the National Association of Minority & Women Owned Law Firms. Congratulations Laurie!
Wargo French sponsored the 24th Annual Georgia Association for Women Lawyers (GAWL) Judicial Luncheon on October 1, 2019, honoring the women judiciary of metro Atlanta. The Firm has been the exclusive sponsor of this event for the past 16 years. Our own Tiffany Watkins introduced the keynote speaker, Teresa Roseborough - Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary at The Home Depot, Inc. We were honored to have several clients and friends attend as our guests.