Rutherford & Christie Only Law Firm Selected Among "Top 100 Diversity Owned Businesses In Georgia"

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The law firm of Rutherford & Christie, with offices in Atlanta and New York, has been selected as one of the "Top 100 Diversity Owned Businesses in Georgia" by DiversityBusiness.com. Rutherford & Christie is especially honored to be the only law firm among the diversity owned businesses ranked on the list.

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Being included on the Div100 applauds something for which we are very proud -- our diversity.

The law firm of Rutherford & Christie has been selected as one of the "Top 100 Diversity Owned Businesses in Georgia (Div100)" by DiversityBusiness.com. Over 650,000 privately held businesses in the United States had the opportunity to participate in DiversityBusiness.com's annual business survey.

The awards are based on gross revenue and the company’s business profile. DiversityBusiness.com has published the list for a decade to assist Fortune 500 companies and other corporations in their efforts to diversify their suppliers. Rutherford & Christie is especially honored to be the only law firm among the diversity owned businesses ranked on the list.

“We are pleased to have been recognized with this prestigious honor, especially as the only law firm and one of the few women-owned law firms nationwide," explained partner Carrie L. Christie. "Being included on the Div100 applauds something for which we are very proud -- our diversity." More than 50 percent of the firm’s attorneys are women or minorities.

Div100 award recipients will be honored during the 10th Annual National Business Awards Ceremony and Conference, April 27-29, 2010 at the Gaylord National Resort in Washington, D.C.

About Rutherford & Christie

Rutherford & Christie, with offices in New York and Atlanta, is a law firm known for our tenacious and innovative approaches to civil defense litigation in the areas of general liability, employment law, construction law, contracts law, constitutional law, aviation law, trucking law, products liability and workers' compensation. We serve as sole litigation counsel for some of America's best known companies, and have successfully obtained leading legal opinions in our areas of focus.

We are a certified Women's Business Enterprise, and have been named among the "Top 100 Minority Owned Businesses in Georgia."

Rutherford & Christie’s attorneys and staff are committed to serving not only our clients, but also our community. For 10 years, we have sponsored the Kids’ Chance Annual Charity Golf Classic, providing college scholarships to children of catastrophically or fatally injured workers. We have participated in Habitat For Humanity’s Buildable Hours program, in which law firms help provide quality affordable housing to low income families. “Casual for a Cause Fridays” allows employees to wear jeans on Friday by contributing to various charitable organizations, including Boys and Girls Club of Atlanta, Alzheimer’s Foundation and Salvation Army Angel Tree Program. Law firm employees regularly participate in the American Red Cross blood drive and Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Team in Training.

For more information, visit Rutherford & Christie online at http://www.rutherfordchristie.com or call 404.522.6888.

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