Hare Wynn's Leon Ashford Named Birmingham CEO Award Finalist
Hare Wynn’s Managing Partner, Leon Ashford, has been named as a finalist in The Birmingham Business Journal’s 2017 CEO Awards.
These awards highlight successful CEOs – or the top local executives – for Birmingham businesses.
Finalists were chosen from a field of nominations based on contributions to his or her company, the company's track record of performance, the CEO's role in his or her industry and impact in the community, among other factors.
Leon Ashford has been a trial lawyer for more than 40 years and has been the managing member at Hare Wynn for over 20 years. Throughout his career, Leon has a proven record of consistently obtaining multi-million dollar jury verdicts and settlements for his clients, their families and their small businesses. With great success in representing clients in complex litigation involving catastrophic personal injuries and wrongful death, he has also been called to represent family-owned and closely held businesses in litigation where generations of success were on the line. When the stakes are high, he feels strongly that experienced trial lawyers and a team approach bring success in these cases for his clients.
All finalists will be featured in the Dec. 8 edition of the Birmingham Business Journal and recognized at a special CEO Awards event on Dec. 7 at Regions Field. Winners in each category will be announced at the event.
About Hare, Wynn, Newell & Newton; LLP
In its second century of practice, Hare Wynn is one of the most respected plaintiffs' litigation firms in the country. Hare Wynn's success has come as a result of the unique opportunity its attorneys have had to become both experienced and successful trial lawyers, as well as legal tacticians. Whether arguing to a jury in a rural county in Arkansas or to the United States Supreme Court, Hare Wynn’s lawyers have a proven track record of success for their clients.