Blank Rome Partner Jayme Butcher has been selected as one of the five finalists for the 2017 Greater Pittsburgh ATHENA Award, which recognizes regional women for their professional excellence, contributions to the community, and mentorship of other women. The annual award is presented by the Allegheny Conference on Community Development along with the ATHENA Young Professional Award, which honors a woman age 35 or younger who dedicates her time to helping other women thrive.
Winners will be announced at the ATHENA Awards luncheon, held on Monday, October 2, at the Westin Convention Center Hotel in Downtown Pittsburgh. The awards luncheon has drawn as many as 900 attendees, making it one of the largest stand-alone events of its kind among the 500-plus communities around the globe that present ATHENA awards. For more information or to view a complete list of finalists, please visit www.athena-pittsburgh.com.
At Blank Rome, Ms. Butcher concentrates her practice on complex commercial litigation in state and federal courts throughout the country. She is a member of Blank Rome’s Trade Secret and Non-Compete Litigation group. Active in the Pittsburgh community, she serves on the board of directors at the Sarah Heinz House and is a member of the Executive Leadership Council for the United Way of Allegheny County as well as the National United Way Women’s Leadership Council. In 2017, Ms. Butcher was named the “Woman of the Year” by the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society’s Western Pennsylvania and West Virginia chapter.