LA Business Journal Names Frank Reddick “Business Angel of the Year”

(Los Angeles) – Akin Gump is proud to share that its late partner Frank Reddick was awarded Business Angel of the Year honors by Los Angeles Business Journal at its virtual Nonprofit & Corporate Citizenship 2022 Awards ceremony.

The award was accepted by partner Carlos Bermudez, who spoke movingly about Mr. Reddick’s commitment to, and pro bono work for, the KIPP SoCal Public Schools, among other nonprofits, in Southern California.

The event is held to “to shine a spotlight on the impactful and often heroic work performed by the nonprofit organizations, philanthropic companies, and individual leaders, volunteers and donors in the Greater Los Angeles community.”

The profile of Mr. Reddick published by LABJ discusses his success as a corporate attorney and as partner in charge of Akin Gump’s Los Angeles office. It then focuses on his deep concern and care for both the firm, noting his work as a mentor to many, and the greater community, including his pro bono work.

The profile discusses his role in building what is now the firm’s longstanding relationship with KIPP SoCal, which operates 23 tuition-free, open-enrollment charter public elementary and middle Schools across Southern California. To learn more about the firm’s partnership with KIPP, click here.

It closes by noting, “In summary, Reddick was a man who embraced life to the fullest in all dimensions—adding enormous value to the firm, being there for the greater community and serving as both mentor and friend.”

To watch the award announcement and Mr. Bermudez’s remarks, click here.

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP is a leading international law firm with more than 900 lawyers in offices throughout the United States, Europe, Asia and the Middle East.

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