PASADENA, CA (January 4, 2017) – Parsons announced that Clyde “Sonny” Ellis, General Counsel and Secretary, has been recognized by the Ethisphere® Institute as one of the 2016 Attorneys Who Matter. Attorneys Who Matter represents the best and brightest minds in the legal profession and are experts in all areas of practice, including federal agencies, in-house counsel, and top ethics and compliance officers of major companies and outside counsel.
“It’s an honor to be recognized by Ethisphere Institute and to represent a company that promotes integrity at every level of the enterprise” stated Ellis. “Parsons recognizes that integrity is everyone’s concern and has instituted several initiatives that advance workplace ethics.”
Mr. Ellis joined Parsons in 2005 and was named General Counsel and Secretary in 2008. He advises the Board of Directors and C-suite executives on legal issues that impact the corporation, corporate governance, corporate strategy development and implementation, mergers and acquisitions, litigation management, and international regulatory matters, including export controls, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, and anti-boycott matters.
“This year’s list of Attorneys Who Matter represent the growing importance of transparency, fair play, and business-savvy professionals in the global ecosystem,” said Ty Francis, Executive Vice President and Group Publisher, Ethisphere. “Increasingly, global companies are valued not only by the prevention of risk but by how they conduct business around the globe.”
The Ethisphere Institute is the global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices that fuel corporate character, marketplace trust, and business success. The full list of 2016 Attorneys Who Matter is available online at: https://ethisphere.com/awards/attorneys-who-matter/.Parsons is a technology-driven engineering services firm with more than 70 years of experience in the engineering, construction, technical, and professional services industries. The corporation is a leader in many diversified markets with a focus on infrastructure, defense, security, and construction. Parsons delivers design/design-build, program/construction management, systems design/engineering, cyber/converged security, and other professional services packaged in innovative alternative delivery methods to federal, regional, and local government agencies, as well as to private industrial customers worldwide. For more about Parsons, please visit www.parsons.com, and follow us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and YouTube.