Hogan Lovells Recognized as The Most Inclusive Firm for Minority Lawyers by Chambers

Press releases | 07 June 2019

Washington D.C., 7 June 2019 – Global law firm Hogan Lovells is pleased to announce that the firm received the inaugural award for “The Most Inclusive Firm for Minority Lawyers” at Chambers Diversity & Inclusion Awards: USA 2019. The award celebrates a firm’s commitment to increasing the opportunities for, and representation of, minority lawyers, according to Chambers.

"It is rewarding to receive recognition that the firm's innovative approach to diversity and inclusion is noteworthy," said Leslie Richards Yellen, Director of Inclusion - Americas at Hogan Lovells. "We know that diversity makes us a better law firm and helps us to attract the best talent, drive innovation, and deliver the best experience for our clients."

"Making sustained progress in diversity and inclusion also requires looking at society more broadly and investing in a pipeline of opportunities for minority and disadvantaged students of all ages in the communities where we operate. Through our commitment to Corporate Social Responsibility, we engage our people, our clients, and our communities in initiatives that drive shared impact, growth, and understanding," said Erika Bowman, Citizenship Program Manager at Hogan Lovells.

The firm was also shortlisted for a total of five diversity and inclusion awards at the event, which was held in San Francisco, California on 6 June 2019. Those awards Hogan Lovells was shortlisted for include:

1.   Most Pioneering Firm for Gender Diversity

2.  Most Inclusive Firm for LGBT+ Lawyers

3.  Corporate Social Responsibility Program of the Year

4.   Outstanding Firm for Furthering Diversity and Inclusion

The Chambers Diversity Awards USA celebrate the achievements of lawyers from non-traditional backgrounds and shine a spotlight on the firms, corporations and individuals affecting positive change in the profession.  Over the past six years, Chambers has conducted research and hosted diversity seminars across the USA, including events and awards in New York and Miami. The Chambers Diversity and Inclusion Awards represent the culmination of this research and also celebrate those firms and individuals who are furthering the advancement of diversity and inclusion in the US.

For more information on the Chambers Diversity and Inclusion Awards: USA 2019, please see Chambers’ website.

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