Taylor English Duma's Shawntel Hebert Named to Lawyers of Color's 2014 Hot List

July 8, 2014

Taylor English Duma LLP is pleased to announce that Shawntel Hebert has been named to Lawyers of Color’s Second Annual Hot List. The list recognizes early- to mid-career minority attorneys working as in-house counsel, government attorneys and law firm associates and partners. Honorees will be profiled in Lawyers of Color’s Hot List 2014 issue in July. The honorees were chosen through a two-pronged process. Research done by the selection committee involved identifying candidates through bar association publications and legal blogs. Also, nominations from mentors, peers, and colleagues were accepted. The selection committee made editorial picks of attorneys who had noteworthy accomplishments, especially those active in legal pipeline initiatives. At Taylor English, Hebert is a member of the firm’s Employment, Labor & Immigration practice where she litigates in defense of companies against claims relating to race, sex, age, national origin, religious and disability discrimination, as well as harassment, retaliation and wrongful discharge. In addition, she provides day-to-day counseling services to clients on general employment-related matters, including risk management and preventative practices. Hebert serves on the executive committee of the Gate City Bar Association. She has served for the past two years as Chair of Gate City’s Summer Intern Program, which provides clerkships for deserving minority law students.  In addition, Hebert serves as co-chair of Gate City’s Community Service Committee, she is a member of the Emory Law Young Alumni Committee, and is a member of the Simpson Street Church of Christ located in the Vine City Community of Atlanta. About Lawyers of Color Lawyers of Color (LOC) was initially founded as On Being a Black Lawyer but now also produces publications for lawyers of South Asian America, Pacific Asian American, Hispanic, and Native American heritage. LOC has been recognized by the American Bar Association, National Black Law Students Association, and National Association of Black Journalists. They provide research, career development, and brand marketing opportunities for minority attorneys.

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