Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP is pleased to announce that Jackson attorney Stuart P. Lott was appointed to serve as a 2015 - 2016 Vice-Chair of the Minorities In the Profession Committee (MIPC) of the Young Lawyers Division (YLD) of the American Bar Association (ABA). His term will commence on September 1 and run through August 2016.
“Diversity and equality are essential to the support of Bradley Arant Boult Cummings’ values and behavior, and to our relationships with clients and the communities in which we work and live,” stated Chairman Beau Grenier. “We are proud of the work that Stuart is doing, and happy to encourage his efforts.”
The MIPC seeks to secure full and equal access to the ABA, the legal profession and the justice system for young minority lawyers. The group addresses important issues affecting minority lawyers’ participation in the legal profession. As Vice-Chair, Mr. Lott will help to oversee and carry out initiatives under the YLD’s Diversity Plan. The YLD is comprised of approximately 130,000 members in 300 affiliated groups who are either under the age of 36 or who have been in practice for five years or less.
“I am honored and excited to serve the ABA Young Lawyers Division in this capacity,” Mr. Lott stated. “As a beneficiary of several diversity initiatives in college and law school, it’s important that I work to pay it forward.”
Mr. Lott is a member of the Banking and Financial Services and the Financial Services Litigation and Compliance groups at Bradley Arant Boult Cummings. His practice focuses on representing financial institutions and mortgage companies in regulatory compliance and enforcement matters. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Lott worked in compliance at a large regional bank. He earned his juris doctor from Cornell Law School and holds a bachelor’s of business administration in finance from Jackson State University, where he graduated summa cum laude.
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