Janita L. Reliford, an attorney with the Memphis District, has received the prestigious E. Manning Seltzer Award for her work in the labor relations arena.
The Seltzer Award is named after the Chief Legal Advisor to the Army’s Chief of Engineers and General Counsel of the Corps from 1956 to 1977. It recognizes an attorney who has made one or more special contributions to the Corps’ legal services mission through the development of a legal theory, a legal management innovation or practice or outstanding performance in solving a legal or management problem.
In the citation accompanying her award, attorney Reliford was recognized for her performance, training efforts and written publications which reflected positively on the Corps’ Labor Relations program, both locally and throughout the Corps.
It further stated that her ability to relate to both management and labor representatives has been
instrumental in resolving many long standing complaints and in restoring a cooperative working relation between parties.
Attorney Reliford is originally from Ringgold, La., and graduated from the Tulane University School of Law in 1999.