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Cunningham and Magner Honored with the 2017 Orleans Public Defenders' Clyde Merritt Award
April 27, 2017

On April 27th, 2017, Mark A. Cunningham and Michael W. Magner, both partners in the firm's Corporate Compliance & White Collar Defense Practice Group, were presented with the 2017 Orleans Public Defenders' Clyde Merritt Award for their extraordinary pro bono representation of Taryn Blume, a former investigator of the Orleans Parish Public Defenders. Established in 2012 to honor Clyde Merritt, a loyal advocate for public defense, this award recognizes the attorneys' and Jones Walker's deep commitment to the fight for public defense in New Orleans.