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Finest General Counsel in America Selected by The Burton Awards Program

March 16th, 2017

The Burton Awards Program, held in association with the Library of Congress, presented by Lead Sponsor Law360, and co-sponsored by the American Bar Association, announced the General Counsel who will be honored as “Legends in Law.” The eighteenth anniversary of the Burton Awards Program will be held on May 22, 2017 at the Library of Congress.

Finest General Counsel in America Announced by The Burton Awards Program

April 19th, 2016

The Burton Awards Program, held in association with the Library of Congress, and Co-Sponsored by the American Bar Association, announced its “Legends in Law” winners for 2016. The program named ten general counsels as “Legends in Law.” The winners were selected based upon the following criteria: reputation in the legal profession; demonstrated competence in a specialized area of law; extensive background and experience; complexity and scope of matters handled; success in global or national issues; and exemplary leadership in law.

The Burton Awards Announces the 2016 Distinguished Legal Writing Awards Law Firm Winners

April 16th, 2016

The finest law firm writers of 2016 have been announced by The Burton Awards. The non-profit program is run in association with the Library of Congress, and co-sponsored by the American Bar Association. Thirty-five “Distinguished Legal Writing Award” winners were chosen from the nominations submitted by the nation’s top 1,000 law firms.

Finest General Counsels Announced by Burton Awards Program

May 1st, 2015

The Burton Awards Program, held in association with the Library of Congress and Co-Sponsored by the American Bar Association, announced the 2015 award-winning general counsels. The winners, known as “Legends in Law,” were selected based upon the following criteria: reputation in the legal profession; demonstrated competence in a specialized area of law; extensive background and experience; complexity and scope of matters handled; success in global or national issues; and exemplary leadership in law.

ABA Announces Sponsorship of the Burton Awards to Honor Major Achievements in Law

April 7th, 2015

American Bar Association President William C. Hubbard announced that the ABA will sponsor the Burton Awards, a national awards program created by William C. Burton and run in association with the Library of Congress and its Law Library.

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