ATLANTA—Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP is pleased to announce that Associate Maia Cogen has been selected as one of The National Black Lawyers Top 40 Under 40. She joins an elite group of attorneys from Georgia and across the country as members of the organization composed of outstanding black attorneys under the age of 40 who exemplify superior leadership and achievements in the legal industry and within their communities.
“Maia’s inclusion into this prestigious group is representative of the exemplary work she brings to the firm, her clients and her community each day,” said Sutherland Chief Diversity Officer and Partner James L. Henderson, III. “She has established herself not only as an outstanding attorney, but also as a dedicated leader, and we encourage her to continue inspiring others to go above and beyond for their clients and peers.”
The National Black Lawyers Top 40 Under 40 is an invitation-only professional honorary organization composed of 40 leading black lawyers under the age of 40 from each state who provide legal services to individuals, families and businesses. Membership is limited to those attorneys who practice in the following areas: Civil Plaintiff including Personal Injury; Criminal Defense; Civil Rights; Matrimonial and Family Law; Bankruptcy Law; Social Security Disability Law; Immigration Law; Employment Law; Wills, Trust and Estates; Banking and Finance; Business Formation; Labor and Employment Law; Business Transactions; Corporate Law; Litigation Defense; Intellectual Property; Trademark and Patents; Real Estate; Securities and Antitrust Defense; and Taxation.
“Maia’s hard work within our firm and her community, coupled with her dedication to superior client service, makes her an outstanding choice for inclusion in The National Black Lawyers Top 40 Under 40,” said Thomas W. Curvin, partner and co-leader of Sutherland’s Litigation Practice Group. “We are proud of her many achievements and look forward to celebrating her continued successes not only in her legal career, but also in her many leadership positions.”
At Sutherland, Ms. Cogen is a member of the firm’s Litigation Practice Group. Prior to joining the firm as an associate, she participated in the firm’s 2012 Summer Associate program and previously clerked with the NAACP Legal Defense and Education Fund in Washington, DC.
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