The Whisper congratulates DRI Young Lawyer Jennifer Dukart and her husband Kyle on the birth of their son, Oliver Yatskis Dukart. Oliver was born on October 4, 2011, weighing 8 pounds 1 ounce and 19 inches long. Oliver joins his siblings Alexander, Henry and Julianna.
Kudos to Anne Laurie McClurkin together with her partners, Brian P. McCarthy and Thomas M. O'Hara, of McDowell Knight Roedder & Sledge, LLC in Mobile, Alabama who recently obtained a defense verdict in a multi-plaintiff employment action asserting claims for racially hostile work environment, disparate treatment based on pay and/or failure to promote, and retaliation. Anne Laurie practices in Mobile, Alabama. She became a member of DRI in 2005 and joined the Young Lawyers Steering Committee in 2008.