The Birmingham Business Journal has named Attorney Clint Speegle a 2018 "Veteran of Influence." The annual program recognizes military veterans in metro Birmingham "who have distinguished themselves in the local business world." A special advisory committee considered criteria such as the candidates' contributions to their company, their track record of innovation and leadership and their role in the Birmingham community.

"Clint is a valued member of our team, and we are grateful for his significant contributions to Lightfoot, Franklin & White LLC," said managing partner Melody Eagan. "As a firm, we are committed to servicemembers and their families, and we are proud to have many veterans on our team."

Clint served multiple tours in Operation Iraqi Freedom as a combat-proven attack helicopter pilot. In addition to a Bronze Star, his awards and decorations include an Air Medal, two Army Commendation Medals, the Combat Action Badge, the Army Aviator Badge, the Army Parachutist Badge, the Army Pathfinder Badge and a United Arab Emirates Special Operations Command Parachutist Badge. Clint continues to give back to West Point as the head of recruiting for the Academy in Central Alabama. Since 2011, he has also served on the Military Academy Nomination Board for Alabama's 6th Congressional District, which is currently represented by Congressman Gary Palmer.

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