As the American labor force evolves to accommodate an influx of millennial-generation employees, standing out in a flooded career field grows more competitive and valuable.
“I’m extremely honored to receive this award a few short weeks before I turn 30,” Norman said. “There are so many other amazing recipients, including several of my LOYAL XV classmates with which I am so excited to celebrate!
“I appreciate the opportunity to make a difference in the Oklahoma City as an attorney and as a volunteer in the community, and I am very grateful to be recognized for those efforts!”
NextGen recognizes strives to highlight the accomplishments of individuals who are making a difference within their respective industries and who demonstrate talent, drive and service to their communities.
“Kendra is not only outstanding in her role as an attorney with Phillips Murrah, but also impressive in the roles she’s taken upon herself in supporting her community and fostering connections with students who plan to enter the legal field,” said Joshua L. Edwards, Director and Transactional Practice Group Leader. “Phillips Murrah recognizes the potential our younger lawyers have to be successful leaders in the firm and in the community, and we seek to encourage and support them in their development.
“Kendra is a prime example of what can be accomplished when dedicated and compassionate individuals thrive in their practice and in their community involvement, and we are proud she is honored as NextGen Under 30 recipient.”
Honorees had the opportunity to meet and network at an Oct. 19 social event at the Oklahoma State Capitol.
“It was really awesome to meet so many other recipients from around the state and talk to young leaders in several different professions,” Norman said.
NextGen chose 379 Oklahomans as 2020 award winners in 20 career categories from 241 companies and organizations.