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Tanya A. Bovée Appointed to Boys & Girls Clubs of Hartford's Board of Trustees

HARTFORD, CT (April 24, 2024) Nationwide employment law firm Jackson Lewis P.C. is pleased to announce Tanya A. Bovée has been appointed to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Hartford’s Board of Trustees.


“I am thrilled that Tanya has been selected to lend her vast resources to this organization,” said Hartford Office Managing Principal James F. Shea. “The Boys and Girls Clubs of Hartford plays a vital role in investing in the future leaders of our community, and I am confident that Tanya’s service experience and passion for advocacy work will make her a valuable addition to the organization’s leadership.”


Tanya is a principal in Jackson Lewis’ Hartford office and a member of the firm's board of directors with a strategic focus on diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) for the firm. She has 20 years of experience representing management in a wide range of issues related to employment law. Tanya partners with companies around the U.S. to develop DEI strategies, conducts customized DEI and bias workplace education sessions, and has presented hundreds of in-house training sessions for executives, management and employees regarding equal employment opportunity, harassment, discrimination and retaliation. Tanya also works with employers to comply with their affirmative action obligations, overseeing the preparation of affirmative action plans and defending compliance reviews.


In addition to her employment law practice, Tanya serves as co-president of the Connecticut Asian Pacific American Bar Association. She is also the inaugural recipient of the Quinnipiac University School of Law Alumni Association’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Award. Tanya is passionate about DEI and has served in numerous organizations over the years to increase DEI in the legal profession, including the Lawyers Collaborative for Diversity.


“I believe that everyone can help make a difference for children and set them up for success,” said Tanya. “I am excited to be part of that change.”


The Boys and Girls Clubs of Hartford’s mission is to fill the gap between school and home by providing a welcoming and positive environment for youths to realize their full potential as productive, caring and responsible citizens. The organization offers a variety of programs designed to guide members on the path toward a successful future by focusing on Academic Success, Health & Wellness, Character & Leadership, STEAM, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion and Workforce Readiness.

Tanya earned her J.D. from the Quinnipiac University School of Law, her B.S. from the University of New Haven and her Executive Certificate in Diversity and Inclusion from Cornell University School of Industrial and Labor Relations.


About Jackson Lewis    
Focused on labor and employment law since 1958, Jackson Lewis P.C.’s 1,000+ 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.    

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