Phil Wittmann Receives the John R. (Jack) Martzell Professionalism Award; Barry Ashe Passes the Gavel
On August 31, Phil Wittmann received the John R. "Jack" Martzell Professionalism Award at the Federal Bar Association's New Orleans Chapter's annual luncheon. Senior Judge Jacques Wiener of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit described him as "the paragon of the professional lawyer in the State of Louisiana." Each year, the award is given to an attorney who best exemplifies outstanding professionalism in the practice of law.
In addition, Barry Ashe completed his term as President of the chapter. He has been an integral part of the association for the better part of the last decade.