NEW YORK, NY (July 17, 2023) Nationwide employment law firm Jackson Lewis P.C. is pleased to announce the firm has been selected as a winner of the Industry Leader Diversity Award by Lawyers of Color. Additionally, nine of the firm’s attorneys and diversity legal professionals have been named to Lawyers of Color’s 2023 Law Firm Leaders list.
The inaugural Industry Leader Diversity Award is presented to firms who have successfully satisfied a range of criteria, including:
• At least one staff member with the word “equity,” “diversity,” or “inclusion” in their title;
• At least one attorney of color who is a managing partner, executive/management committee member, or practice group head;
• and at least four percent Black attorneys.
Congratulations to those who have been recognized on the 2023 Law Firm Leaders list:
• Kimya S.P. Johnson
• Angie Cavallo
• Jason C. Gavejian
• Monica H. Khetarpal
• Symone E. Martin
• Angela Quiles Nevarez
• Otieno B. Ombok
• Marlo Johnson Roebuck
• Gillian P. Yee
“At Jackson Lewis, our diversity, equity and inclusion principles are guided by intentional and deliberate actions in our workplace, and we continue to challenge ourselves every day to ensure systems and opportunities are created that provide fair access for all,” said Chief Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Officer and Principal Kimya S.P. Johnson. “We are honored to be recognized by Lawyers of Color as a law firm where leaders of all backgrounds, and including leaders who are also persons of color, have the opportunity to excel in the legal profession.”
Lawyers of Color is a 501(c)(3) devoted to promoting diversity in the legal profession and advancing democracy and equality in marginalized communities. The organization celebrates attorneys of color and conducts research and studies regarding the intersection of the legal profession with social justice.
About Jackson Lewis
Focused on labor and employment law since 1958, Jackson Lewis P.C.’s 950+ attorneys located in major cities nationwide consistently identify and respond to new ways workplace law intersects business. We help employers develop proactive strategies, strong policies and business-oriented solutions to cultivate high-functioning workforces that are engaged, stable and diverse, and share our clients' goals to emphasize inclusivity and respect for the contribution of every employee.
Additional information about the firm can be found at jacksonlewis.com.
For more information, please contact:
Lara Hamm, Chief Communications Officer
T: (267) 319-7803 / E: Lara.Hamm@jacksonlewis.com