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Kean Miller Recognizes Angela Ciccolo with the Kean Miller Diversity Achievement Award

Kean Miller is pleased to announce that the firm has recognized Angela Ciccolo, Chief Legal Officer of Special Olympics, with its 2014 Kean Miller Diversity Achievement Award.  The award was given to Ms. Ciccolo at the 2014 Louisiana Diversity Forum on October 30.  The Forum offered a platform for distinguished guest speakers to provide their own insights and ideas on topics related to diversity and inclusion.  The Louisiana Diversity Forum was provided free of charge, and over 200 people attended the event.  The Forum was presented by the Southern University Law Center and the 150+ attorney, Louisiana-based law firm.

About Angela Ciccolo

Ms. Ciccolo is responsible for the full range of legal functions handled by the Legal Department and by outside counsel, including contracts, employment law, trademarks, entertainment law, corporate law issues, compliance with U.S. and international legal requirements, exempt organization tax law, sponsorship and fundraising matters, litigation, biannual accreditation of every Special Olympics Program, risk management, and registration of Special Olympics offices around the world.  The CLO also has a special role to protect the mission of Special Olympics through oversight and maintenance of compliance with the Special Olympics General Rules, which are the principal governing policies of the Special Olympics movement.  She received her Juris Doctor degree from Georgetown University Law Center and a Bachelor of Science in Foreign Service from the Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University.  She is a member of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Virginia State Advisory Committee and has served as an election monitor and speaker on issues of diversity and inclusion in the United States and abroad.

About Kean Miller

Kean Miller was formed in 1983, based on a foundation of mutual respect among attorneys, meaningful collaboration with clients, and an overarching commitment to serve the communities in which we work and live. Thirty-one years later, this fundamental philosophy is stronger than ever - from the people we represent, to the people we employ, from the charitable organizations we serve, to the civic causes we support.  With more than 150 attorneys in Baton Rouge, New Orleans, Shreveport and Lake Charles, Kean Miller is one of the largest full-service law firms in Louisiana, and the largest in the Capitol Region. The firm serves the legal needs of the people, businesses, and industries that drive the Bayou State. We have particular dedication to serving Fortune 500 companies with significant operations in the South, providing them with legal resources focused on growth.