Insights: News Kilpatrick Townsend Receives 2019 AT&T Legal Department Diversity and Inclusion Progress Award

ATLANTA (October 17) -- Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton announced today that its longtime client AT&T has selected the firm as the recipient of the "2019 AT&T Legal Department Diversity and Inclusion Progress Award." The global leader in telecommunications, media and entertainment, and technology applauded Kilpatrick Townsend for its impressive efforts in recruiting, retaining and promoting diverse attorneys throughout the firm and its attention to diversity and inclusion in staffing AT&T matters. Law firms in AT&T’s Preferred Counsel Program were eligible for the award.  

“We value working together with the team at AT&T,” said Yendelela Holston, Kilpatrick Townsend's Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer. “Not only does Kilpatrick Townsend have a rich history of being on the forefront of diversity, we have been thoughtful and intentional with our recruiting efforts and retention initiatives. We are thrilled to receive this recognition honoring our commitment to promoting diversity and inclusion.”

Kilpatrick Townsend was recognized at AT&T's Legal Conference in Dallas on October 16th. David McAtee, AT&T's Senior Executive Vice President and General Counsel, presented the award to Yendelela Holston and Kilpatrick Townsend Partner Joel Cartee.

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