Award The National Black Lawyers

Top 40 Under 40 2019

Kirkland & Ellis litigation associate Ashley Walters, corporate associates Hakim Effiom-Dauw and Samara Sanderson, environmental associate Ty’Meka Reeves-Sobers, and debt finance associate Juliesa Edwards have been named as “Top 40 Under 40” attorneys by National Black Lawyers (NBL). The comprehensive list recognizes 40 of the most talented black attorneys from each state or region under the age of 40. All honorees were nominated by leading attorneys and current members for their outstanding work in the legal community.

The NBL celebrates legal excellence by promoting attorneys as subject matter experts, developing a strong national network of top African-American attorneys and facilitating the exchange of timely information to enable their members to maintain their status as leaders.