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BakerHostetler Earns Top Performer Recognition and Compass Award from Leadership Council on Legal Diversity

News / October 28, 2021

The Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD) has honored BakerHostetler with a Top Performer award for a third straight year in recognition of the firm’s commitment to diversifying the legal industry. The award pays tribute to organizations that are in the top 20 percent for participation in LCLD programs and activities, which are designed to encourage a new and more diverse generation of attorneys to reach positions of leadership in their companies and firms.

The firm also received a Compass Award, which recognizes individuals and organizations that fulfill all of the following requirements in a single calendar year:

  • Member attendance at the 2020 LCLD Annual Membership Meeting and/or 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).

BakerHostetler attorneys have been participants in LCLD’s national Alumni Executive Council, Fellows Program, Pathfinder Program and more.

Founded in 2009, LCLD consists of more than 350 corporate chief legal officers and law firm managing partners who have dedicated themselves to creating a truly diverse legal profession. Action programs are created to attract, inspire and sharpen leadership and relationship skills, producing tangible results that facilitate greater inclusiveness in institutions and circles of influence with the goal of building a more open, all-encompassing industry.

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