Friday, September 10, 2010

Richard Flournoy Named Bassett Law Firm LLP Graduate Assistant

We are pleased to announce that LL.M. Candidate, Richard Flournoy has been selected as the recipient of the Bassett Law Firm LLP Graduate Assistantship, part of our new public/private partnership.

The public/private partnership graduate assistant program allows us to partner with leaders in the food and agricultural legal communities, matching our candidates with firms and agencies working on the cutting edge of our food system. The participation of Bassett Law Firm LLP in this program is indeed an honor for us.

Richard received his B.A. in Political Science from the University of Georgia, cum laude and his J.D. from Mercer University, cum laude. He had a distinguished record in law school, serving as a member of the Mercer Law Review and receiving the Mercer Law Faculty Award for Outstanding Achievement in Legal Writing. In addition he received CALI Awards for Excellence in both Legal Writing and in Commercial Transactions. Richard served as the Secretary of the Mercer Environmental Law Society. He interned for the Agricultural Liaison to the Governor of Georgia and clerked with several Georgia law firms. And, he served as Campaign Intern for Gary Black for Agriculture in the election race for Commissioner of Agriculture in Georgia.

Congratulations, Richard!

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