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Jackson Lewis’ Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion Recognized by PepsiCo

WHITE PLAINS, NY (May 1, 2017) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, was honored for its outstanding diversity and inclusion performance by PepsiCo, Inc. at the company’s recent Outside Counsel Diversity Recognition Day at PepsiCo’s headquarters in Purchase, NY.

“We are honored to be recognized as an 'outstanding firm' by PepsiCo in recognition of our successful diversity efforts,” said Firm Chairman Vincent A. Cino, who accepted the award from PepsiCo Executive Vice President of Government Affairs, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary Tony West on Jackson Lewis’ behalf. “We are proud of our role as a leader in promoting an inclusive culture where diversity is valued by all attorneys and employees, and will continue to make it our goal to attract and retain a diverse group of attorneys to ensure we have the strongest possible team to address our clients’ legal matters.”

“We look forward to working with PepsiCo and other firm clients to promote diversity and inclusion in the legal profession,” added event attendee Weldon H. Latham, Chair of Jackson Lewis’ Diversity and Inclusion Committee and Leader of the firm’s Corporate Diversity Counseling Practice, which advises Fortune 500 General Counsel and other senior executives on addressing diversity and inclusion structures, issues, and challenges. “Our recent pledge of support for American Bar Association Resolution 113 reinforced our commitment to removing barriers and working with our clients to create new opportunities that allow our diverse attorneys to thrive and advance.”

More information regarding Jackson Lewis’ diversity and inclusion efforts can be found by visiting jacksonlewis.com/about-us/diversity

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About Jackson Lewis

Jackson Lewis P.C. is a law firm with more than 800 attorneys in major cities nationwide serving clients across a wide range of practices and industries.  Having built its reputation on providing premier workplace law representation to management, the firm has grown to include leading practices in the areas of government relations, health care and sports law. The firm’s commitment to client service, depth of expertise and innovation draws clients to Jackson Lewis for excellent value-driven legal advice.

Additional information about the firm can be found at jacksonlewis.com.

For more information, please contact:

Lara Hamm, Director of Communications and Public Relations

T: (267) 319-7803 / E: Lara.Hamm@jacksonlewis.com

 

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