Vernon Jordan to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award from Anti-Defamation League

(Washington, D.C.) – Akin Gump senior counsel Vernon Jordan Jr. will be honored by the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) with the organization’s 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award, the ADL has announced. Mr. Jordan’s “enduring legacy of civil and human rights leadership” will be recognized at the ADL’s 21st Annual Jurisprudence Luncheon on February 28.

The Anti-Defamation League is a global organization whose stated mission includes stopping anti-Semitism, combatting hate, protecting communities and confronting discrimination. Its annual Jurisprudence Luncheon recognizes lawyers who have, over the course of their careers, dedicated themselves to securing justice and fair treatment for all people.

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