Leadership Council for Legal Diversity Recognizes Stinson with Top Performer and Compass Awards
Stinson LLP has been named a Top Performer and Compass Award winner by the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD), a recognition for law firms and corporations that show a strong commitment to building a more inclusive legal profession. Stinson is one of 73 organizations to earn both designations.
The Top Performer Award recognizes organizations in the top 20% for participation in LCLD programs and activities. The Compass Award recognizes individuals and organizations who have fulfilled LCLD requirements in a single calendar year, including engagement from an organization's managing partner or general counsel with LCLD, the nomination of an LCLD Fellow and Pathfinder and participation in an LCLD Pipeline program.
"LCLD has proven to be an exceptional resource for our diverse attorneys and allies. Our firm is committed to advancing diversity, equity and inclusion, a core value that we share with LCLD," Stinson Managing Partner Allison Murdock said. "We are honored to receive this recognition and we strongly believe that this serves as a testament to our unwavering commitment of promoting diversity, equity and inclusion in the legal profession and growing a culture that values all backgrounds and perspectives."
LCLD is comprised of more than 450 corporate chief legal officers and law firm managing partners who are committed to ensuring that all talent thrives, with the ultimate goal of building a more diverse, dynamic and equitable legal profession.
With the support of firm leadership and the board of directors, sustaining Stinson's legacy of promoting key tenets of diversity, equity and inclusion is incorporated into the firm's strategic initiatives and planning. The initiatives, strategies and implementation of best practices and trainings for attorneys and staff is led by Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer Ann Thomas.