NEW YORK – Oct. 29, 2021 – Global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP has been named a Top Performer by the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD). The recognition is reserved for those law firms and corporations showing a strong commitment to building more diverse organizations and a more inclusive legal profession, according to LCLD.
“We are proud to be a member of LCLD and to have several of our attorneys involved at the national and local levels serving as agents of change and influencing the next generation legal professionals,” said Greenberg Traurig Shareholder and Chief Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Officer Nikki Lewis Simon. “Congratulations to all of the winners who are truly making a difference.”
LCLD is comprised of leaders in the legal profession, including more than 350 corporate chief legal officers and law firm managing partners. The organization and its members dedicate themselves to driving diversity in the U.S. legal profession.
The Top Performer award recognizes those organizations in the top 20 percent for participation in LCLD programs and activities, which may include:
- Member attendance at the 2020 LCLD Annual Membership Meeting and/or member attendance at a 2021 Leadership Summit and/or submission of a Leader’s Pledge.
- Participation in the LCLD Fellows and Pathfinder Programs.
- Participation in an LCLD Pipeline program (the 1L Scholars program or the Success in Law School Mentoring Program).
Click here to read more about the LCLD awards and view the full lists of winners.
About Greenberg Traurig’s Diversity Initiative: From its inception, Greenberg Traurig has been committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace. Greenberg Traurig is a uniquely empowering and diverse firm built on a foundation of fairness, equality, and authenticity. Through its Social, Racial, and Economic Justice Action Plan, the firm has committed $5 million over five years to help combat systemic racism and support impoverished communities. In addition, the firm’s efforts have been recognized through its Mansfield Rule 4.0 Certification Plus, administered by The Diversity Lab, and by local, national, and global publications and organizations including Chambers and Partners. Web: https://www.gtlaw.com/en/general/our-firm/diversity Twitter: @GT_Drives.
About Greenberg Traurig: Greenberg Traurig, LLP (GT) has approximately 2300 attorneys in 40 locations in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. GT has been recognized for its philanthropic giving, diversity, and innovation, and is consistently among the largest firms in the U.S. on the Law360 400 and among the Top 25 on the Am Law Global 100. The firm is net carbon neutral with respect to its office energy usage and Mansfield Rule 4.0 Certified Plus. Web: www.gtlaw.com