The American Constitution Society for Law and Policy has named its Progressive Champions for 2014 — Peter B. Edelman and Rick A. Palmore.
The Progressive Champion Award recognizes extraordinary efforts to ensure that the law is a force to improve the lives of all people, protect the Constitution and cultivate the next generation of legal leaders.
Edelman, a distinguished law professor and director of the Center on Poverty, Inequality, and Public Policy at Georgetown University Law School, is a nationally renowned advocate for the nation’s most vulnerable.
Palmore, General Mills’ executive vice president, general counsel, chief compliance and risk management officer, and secretary, is a celebrated attorney and corporate leader who has sparked industry-wide attention on the value and importance of a diverse workplace.
The awards will be given out during the national conference June 19-21 in Washington, D.C.
Register and learn more at www.acslaw.org/convention/2014.