Crowe & Dunlevy attorney honored by Federal Bar Association - Walter R. Echo-Hawk II honored with Sarah T. Hughes Civil Rights Award
TULSA, Okla. – Walter R. Echo-Hawk II, an attorney at Crowe & Dunlevy, has recently been selected by the Federal Bar Association (FBA) to receive the Sarah T. Hughes Civil Rights Award. The Hughes Award is given annually to honor a person who has promoted civil and human rights and who exemplifies the spirit and legacy of devoted service and leadership in the cause of equality of Judge Hughes, who was a pioneer in the fight for civil rights.
“The award recognizes Walter’s lifetime of service, including his service as a lawyer for the Native American Rights Fund for more than 35 years, and his numerous civic, legislative and professional contributions,” said Roger A. Stong, president of Crowe & Dunlevy.
Echo-Hawk currently serves as of-counsel to the firm’s Indian Law and Gaming Practice Group. He is the current Chairman of the Board for the Native Arts & Cultures Foundation, a foundation dedicated to tribal philanthropy to preserve Indian art and culture.
Posted on Sat, September 19, 2009
by Crowe & Dunlevy