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Bing Edwards Named to Birmingham Civil Rights Institute Board of Directors

Bing Edwards, partner in the firm’s Birmingham office and member of the Corporate Finance & Securities Practice, was named to the board of directors of the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute. The BCRI is a cultural and educational research center that promotes a comprehensive understanding and appreciation for the significance of civil rights developments in Birmingham with an increasing emphasis on the international struggle for universal human rights. Each year, BCRI reaches more than 140,000 individuals through teacher education, group tours, outreach programs, award-winning after-school and public programs, exhibitions and extensive archival collections. The board will be involved in incorporating the institute into Birmingham’s Civil Rights District as a national historic park, if the designation is granted to the area.