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Honigman Partner Khalilah Spencer Recognized as a Trailblazer by D. Augustus Straker Bar Association

June 12, 2018

Honigman is pleased to announce that Khalilah Spencer, Inclusion, Equity & Social Responsibility Partner, was a recipient of this year’s D. Augustus Straker Bar Association’s “Trailblazers Award.” This award, recognizes pioneers in the legal community based on their continuous individual contributions to the betterment of the legal profession. It was presented during the Association’s 25th annual Trailblazer’s Award and Scholarship Dinner, which was held this year on June 7.

“I am honored to receive this award from a great organization,” said Spencer. “Given the illustrious list of past recipients, to be in their company is quite humbling.”

Spencer was recognized for her unique role within Honigman, as well as her work in the community with organizations such as the Lakeshore Legal Aid, NAACP and the Wolverine Bar Association.

“Since joining Honigman, Khalilah has been an invaluable member of our team,” said David Foltyn, Chairman and CEO of Honigman. “She consistently has been a voice for change both within the firm and out; she is most deserving of this honor.”

The D. Augustus Straker Bar Association was founded in 1990 and was named after D. Augustus Straker, a pioneering African American attorney. The Association’s mission is to promote legal opportunities to women and minority attorneys.

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