Lawyer of the Year
The Louis A. Martinet Legal Society
Named for 19th Century African-American legal pioneer, Louis André Martinet, the society follows in his footsteps, working to "encourage interchange of ideas, promote legal scholarship, advance the science of jurisprudence, promote the administration of justice, uphold the order and ethics of the courts and the profession of law and promote the welfare of the legal profession in Louisiana."
Pro Bono Publico Award
The Louisiana State Bar Association
This award recognizes an attorney, or law firm, that has provided exceptional pro bono legal services to the citizens of Louisiana. The services provided must exhibit at least one of the following characteristics: a) Demonstrated dedication to the development and delivery of legal services to the poor through a pro bono program; b) Contributed significantly toward developing innovative approaches to delivering volunteer legal services; c) Satisfied previously unmet needs extending services to underserved segments of the population; d) Litigated pro bono cases that favorably affect the provision of legal services to the poor; or e) Achieved legislation that contributed substantially to legal services for the poor.
Cajun Country's Toughest Litigators
Litigation Management Magazine
Litigation Management singled out our own Roy J. Rodney, Jr. at one of the finest litigators in the region, and profiled him in "Trial Warriors: Louisiana."
Recognized As A Top Litigation Firm
American Lawyer Magazine
"American Lawyer magazine decided to not only take the word of firms who have been telling them that they are client driven, service-oriented, and focused on clear communication, quality work, and reasonable billing. They wanted to know if firms’ perceptions match reality. So they went to the clients...[Rodney & Etter, LLC] in New Orleans has become known nationwide for its litigation practice specializing in commercial litigation, professional liability, products liability, health care issues and toxic torts."
Trailblazer of the Year
Coalition for Leadership And Development
The Coalition for Leadership And Development is a nonprofit focused on voter education and the fight against voter disenfranchisement and politically-motivated redistricting.
The A.P. Tureaud Award
Presented by the NAACP Louisiana State Conference for "Outstanding Service to the Legal Profession."
Diversity Award for Emerging Business
The Young Leadership Council
The Young Leadership Council is the oldest YPO in America, and provides non-partisan leadership and support for community projects. This esteemed nonprofit has raised over $25 million in the greater New Orleans area since the mid-1980s.
Professional Supplier of the Year, 2012
Louisiana Supplier Development Council
The National Minority Supplier Development Council presents this annual award to recognize exemplary achievements in minority development. National directors of minority supplier development programs at national member corporations must be nominated by a corporate CEO based on their huge impact on their corporate minority supplier development process and the minority business community.
National Bar Association
Presented for exemplary service to the organization. Mr. Rodney is a three-time recipient.
Recognition for Excellence and Achievement in the Legal Profession.
Top Business, 2012
Our firm was selected as a 2012 Top Business recipient by DiversityBusiness.com. The award was formally received by the firm at the DiversityBusiness.com Annual Member Conference, April 25-27, 2012 at Foxwoods Resort, Connecticut.
Certified Minority Business Enterprise
Southern Region Minority Supplier Development Council
Beyond being one of the finest firms in the nation, Rodney & Etter, LLC is a certified Minority Business Enterprise capable of helping your organization achieve its supplier development and diversity goals.