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Lightfoot, Franklin and White Recognized as Veteran Friendly Employer by Birmingham Business Journal for the Fifth Consecutive Year
November 23, 2021
Lightfoot, Franklin and White has been recognized by Birmingham Business Journal as a Veteran Friendly Employer for the fifth year in a row. In the wake of Veteran’s Day, this annual publication highlights employers who have created innovative policies or initiatives to support, recruit and promote veterans in the Birmingham workforce.
“Veterans demonstrate strength in character and are taught to see a project through to completion,” said Lightfoot Managing Partner Melody Eagan. “They know the value of working as a team. Veterans fit naturally into our law firm’s culture, where teamwork is a critical part of our work environment.”
Lightfoot is proud to have seven veterans as attorneys and staff, representing nearly every branch of the military. Two of the firm founding partners, Warren Lightfoot and Sam Franklin, are veterans. Lightfoot attorneys are regularly recognized as Birmingham Business Journal’s Veterans of Influence, a publication highlighting distinguished Birmingham professionals that have served in the military. Lightfoot honorees include partner Brandon Essig and associates Rachelle Sanchez, Clint Speegle and Ben Wilson