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Augusta S. Dowd Named a Woman of Influence by Alabama Today


Birmingham, AL – White Arnold & Dowd P.C. is pleased to announce that Augusta S. Dowd, shareholder, vice president, and managing lawyer, has been named a “Woman of Influence” by Alabama Today.  From the article: “Born and raised in Birmingham, Ala. Augusta Dowd has spent much of her life and career in the Magic City.  She attended college at Sewanee: University of the South in Tennessee, and proceeded to Vanderbilt University School of Law. After graduating in 1982, Dowd returned to the Yellowhammer State to begin her long and impressive career in law . . . . A major force in her firm, Dowd practices Civil and Complex Litigation, Environmental Law, White Collar Criminal Defense, Telecommunications, Governmental and Regulatory Affairs, Antitrust, Executive Severance and Compensation, and several more areas of law.  Over the years, Dowd has been involved in many committees, boards and organizations including serving as a member of the Birmingham Bar Association’s Executive Committee board from 2004 to 2007 and Chair of the Grievance Committee from 2009 to 2010.  She also sat on the board of directors for the YWCA of Central Alabama from 2010 to 2016, and was a member of the organization’s Executive Committee from 2011 to 2014 . . . . Dowd has a long history with the Alabama State Bar Association.  First serving as a Disciplinary Committee member for the State of Alabama and a Bar Commissioner for the 10th Judicial Circuit in Place 5 from 2009 through 2016. From 2016 to 2017, Dowd served in many aspects of the association, including as a member of the Executive Committee, Finance Committee, Long Range Planning Committee, leading to her position as President-Elect that same year, until 2017 when she was named President of the Alabama Bar Association . . . .  For her service to the community and city of Birmingham, and law professionals across the state, Augusta Dowd is absolutely an Alabama Woman of Influence.”  The full Alabama Today feature can be found here.

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