The Atlanta office of Taylor English Duma LLP is pleased to announce attorney Lacrecia G. Cade as the recipient of the Louisiana Diversity Councilâ€™s 2012 Multicultural Leadership Award.
Online PR News – 05-April-2012 – Atlanta/GA – The Atlanta office of Taylor English Duma LLP is pleased to announce attorney Lacrecia G. Cade as the recipient of the Louisiana Diversity Councilâ€™s 2012 Multicultural Leadership Award. On Friday, March 23, at the First Annual Louisiana Diversity & Leadership Conference, Cade was awarded and recognized for her tireless efforts and achievements as the founding president of the Louisiana Association of Black Women Attorneys.
â€śLacrecia is an excellent role model not only in our office, but in the community as a whole. We are so proud to have her on the Taylor English team,â€ť stated Ilene W. Berman, Chair of Taylor Englishâ€™s Employment, Labor & Immigration Group.
About Lacrecia G. Cade
Lacrecia G. Cade is an attorney with Taylor English Duma LLP, practicing commercial and employment litigation. Cadeâ€™s commercial litigation practice includes products liability defense, insurance coverage litigation, personal injury defense and business litigation. Her employment practice focuses on wage and hour claims, restrictive covenant litigation and defense of discrimination claims, as well as providing counseling and audits on diversity issues.
Cade is a graduate of the American University in Washington, DC where she obtained a B.A. in Communications, Legal Institutions, Economics and Government, and the College of William and Mary, Marshall-Wythe School of Law in Williamsburg, VA., where she obtained her J.D. While in Washington, D.C., Cade had the privilege of serving on the Presidentâ€™s Initiative on Race under President Bill Clinton and led the transformation of American Universityâ€™s diversity initiatives. A native of Atlanta, Georgia, Cade represents all types of business ranging from Fortune 500 companies to family-owned businesses, always providing creative and novel solutions to litigation challenges. She has extensive experience in e-discovery matters and provides innovative solutions to efficiently manage complex, multi-party litigation.
Cade practiced in New Orleans from 2008 until 2011, and continues to service clients in Louisiana and throughout the Gulf Coast Region. She furthers her commitment to the Georgia and Louisiana legal communities as a founding member and immediate past president of the Louisiana Association of Black Women Attorneys (LABWA), as well as membership on the ABA-YLD Diversity Team and as a co-chair of the ABA section of litigation women in Insurance. Cade also serves as a member of the Womenâ€™s Leadership Council for the United Way, the National Bar Association and the Federal Bar Association. A mother of two daughters, Cade and her husband reside in Marietta, Georgia.
About Louisiana Diversity Council
The Louisiana Diversity Council (LADC) is a non-profit organization that champions diversity and inclusion throughout Louisianaâ€™s academia, businesses, and communities. The LADC creates a platform for discourse and collaboration around common inclusion issues and provides education, development, and community building opportunities for all. It can be found online at: www.ladiversitycouncil.org. Information on the First Annual Louisiana Diversity & Leadership Conference can be found online at: www.nationaldiversityconference.com/conferences/Louisiana/founder.php.
About Taylor English Duma LLP
Taylor English Duma LLP is a full service law firm built from the ground up to provide high quality legal services for optimal value. The firm was founded in 2005 and its attorneys work each day to provide timely, creative and cost-effective counsel to help clients solve problems and achieve goals. Taylor English represents all types of clientsâ€”from Fortune 500 companies to start-ups to individuals. More information can be found on the firmâ€™s website at www.taylorenglish.com.
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