Friday, Dec 11, 2009
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Jackson Walker Receives The Burton Awards' "Decade Award" for Legal Writing
Jackson Walker was one of 20 law firms to receive the "Decade Award" in legal writing from The Burton Awards.
The top 20 law firms in the nation were selected based on the greatest number of awards they received in the program during the past ten years. The Burton Awards, which this year celebrates its 11th year, will be held on June 14, 2010, at the Library of Congress in Washington D.C.
In making the announcement, William C. Burton, founder and Chair of the program said, "The award-winning firms have set an example in legal writing which all members of the profession should follow and emulate. Their success is applauded and their emphasis on this critically important discipline is also lauded."
To learn more about The Burton Awards, CLICK HERE.
JW partner Byron Egan is a past recipient of The Burton Award for Legal Achievement. He has been honored four times, which sets a record for most Burton Awards received by an individual. He previously won the Burton Award for Legal Achievement in 2005, 2006, 2008, and most recently in 2009. To view an article regarding Mr. Egan's honors, CLICK HERE.
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