Lawyers of Color has named SKO attorney, Allison Donovan, among the 100 early- to mid-career attorneys under 40 from the Southern region to its inaugural Hot List.
Donovan focuses on mergers & acquisitions, banking, and securities and corporate governance at SKO. She is also a member of the business litigation, securities litigation and real estate practices. Donovan has been with SKO since 2006.
The honorees were chosen through a two-pronged process. Lawyers of Color’s selection committee spent months reviewing nominations and researching bar publications and legal blogs in order to identify promising candidates. Lawyers of Color accepted nominations from mentors, peers, and colleagues and made editorial picks based on research of attorneys who had noteworthy accomplishments or were active in legal pipeline initiatives.
Founded in 2008 as a news and resource center, Lawyers of Color has been recognized by the American Bar Association, National Black Law Students Association and the National Association of Black Journalists. The company has grown into a social media firm providing research, career development and brand marketing opportunities to clients.