The crème de la crème of legal writers will be honored at the Law360 Distinguished Writing Awards on June 12, 2023, at the National Portrait Gallery in Washington, D.C. The winners were selected from a highly competitive pool of nominations submitted by the nation's top 1,000 largest law firms. These top law firm writers were announced by the Burton Awards, a national 501 (c)(3) non-profit program. which is operated in association with the Library of Congress, presented by lead sponsor Law360, and co-sponsored by the American Bar Association.

WSHB is elated to announce that founding partner Stephen Henning is among the distinguished recipients for 2023 for his article "After the Collapse," which takes a deep dive into the Surfside, Florida condominium collapse as well as the resulting construction, insurance and regulatory fallout. This article was published on August 1, 2021, in CLM Magazine.

The Academic Board, which reviewed articles published within the past year, was led by Virginia Wise, Chair, formerly of Harvard Law School; Kristen K. Tiscione, Georgetown Law Center; Lindsay Saffouri, UC Berkeley School of Law, William C. Burton, Founder and Chair of the event; and William Ryan, former member of the Department of Homeland Security and Chair of the White House Plain Language Committee.

Celebrating its 24th year, the awards ceremony will be followed by a gala reception, dinner, and performance by comedian and late night talk show host, Seth Meyers.

Please join us in congratulating Stephen as we celebrate this highly-esteemed honor in acknowledgment of his outstanding legal writing talent.

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