LOS ANGELES – March 30, 2023 – Global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP’s Los Angeles office was a finalist for the Los Angeles Business Journal’s DE&I Company of the Year in the category of 50-250 employees in Los Angeles County.
“This honor is a reflection of Greenberg Traurig’s dedication to promoting a diverse and inclusive atmosphere in our office and across the firm,” said Barbara A. Jones, co-managing shareholder of the firm’s Los Angeles office. “Our local Diversity Equity & Inclusion (DE&I) committee, led by Lori Chang, Dillon R. Colucci, David Javidzad, Paige Kaplan, Nigel Masenda, Sarah Mirza, Ryan Porter, Gagan Sandhu, and Monica W. Zhang, has been a leader among the firm’s local DE&I teams for its thought-provoking programming and community involvement.”
The Business Journal recognized companies in the Los Angeles region during its annual Diversity, Equity + Inclusion Symposium & Awards event held March 29. Nominees were championed for their ongoing efforts to celebrate and respect the unique needs, perspectives, and potential of all their team members while simultaneously creating an inclusive environment that enables diversity and equity to thrive, according to the publication.
Greenberg Traurig is at the forefront of driving diversity within the legal profession. The firm is Mansfield Rule 5.0 Certified Plus by The Diversity Lab and has won several other diversity awards within the legal profession, including Euromoney’s Global Women in Business Law’s Gender Diversity Firm of the Year award, Morgan Stanley’s Leadership in Excellence in Inclusion and Diversity, and Chambers & Partners’ Outstanding Firm for Furthering Diversity and Inclusion.
The event featured panel discussions on the cost of inequity, building a diverse and multi-generational workforce, and the journey to successful inclusion efforts.
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 5.0 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 has more than 2650 attorneys in 44 locations in the United States, Europe and the Middle East, Latin America, and Asia. The firm is a 2022 BTI “Highly Recommended Law Firm” for superior client service and is consistently among the top firms on the Am Law Global 100 and NLJ 250. Greenberg Traurig is Mansfield Rule 5.0 Certified Plus by The Diversity Lab. The firm is recognized for powering its U.S. offices with 100% renewable energy as certified by the Center for Resource Solutions Green-e® Energy program and is a member of the U.S. EPA’s Green Power Partnership Program. The firm is known for its philanthropic giving, innovation, diversity, and pro bono. Web: www.gtlaw.com.