On October 28, 2006, Smith Anderson partner B. Davis Horne, Jr. received the John Huske Anderson award. The award, created by the North Carolina Medical Society to honor Smith Anderson name partner John Huske Anderson (1907-1990), recognizes laypersons whose contributions positively impact the medical profession and public health as exemplified by John Anderson.
A Public and Government Affairs practitioner for over 20 years, Mr. Horne leads Smith Anderson’s Public and Government Affairs practice. He advises and counsels a wide variety of organizations on legislative advocacy, public relations and media strategies; regulatory advocacy; government contracts and procurement advice; economic development and tax incentives; grassroots strategies and activities; and campaign finance law advice. In addition, the practice provides additional services including association management.
For the past several years, the North Carolina Center for Public Policy Research, Inc. has rated Mr. Horne in the top ten of over 700 lobbyists registered in the State of North Carolina.