LMG DEI Awards 2024: Americas Shortlist revealed
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LMG DEI Awards 2024: Americas Shortlist revealed

LMG DEI Awards 2024: Americas Shortlist revealed

The full list of finalists has been revealed and the winners will be presented on June 20 at the Metropolitan Club in New York

The Legal Benchmarking Group is thrilled to announce the nominees for the 2024 Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Americas Awards.

Inclusion in this shortlist underscores the significant strides firms have taken towards building a more diverse and inclusive legal profession, as well as developing the legal community at large.

Their demonstrative commitments to diversity and inclusion stood out among others, showcasing a dedication to creating an environment where individuals from all backgrounds feel valued, respected, and empowered to do their best work.

Following months of research and submission reviews, our dedicated research team has uncovered the most impactful programmes, policies, and initiatives, as well as the lawyers and DEI officers paving the way.

These awards aim to recognise leading firms and figures across the US, Canada, and Latin America within the following categories:

  • Antidiscrimination

  • Career Development

  • Pro bono

  • Recruitment

  • Disability

  • Racial/Ethnicity

  • Sexual Orientation

  • Social Mobility

Congratulations to all of those shortlisted!

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  • Firm/ Policy Nominees

    Aird & Berlis
    Baker McKenzie
    Blake Cassels & Graydon
    Borden Ladner Gervais
    DLA Piper Canada
    Gowling WLG
    Lenczner Slaght
    McCarthy Tétrault
    Norton Rose Fulbright
    Osler Hoskin & Harcourt
    Stikeman Elliot
  • DEI Leader Nominees

    Charlene Theodore; McCarthy Tétrault
    Kate Broer; Dentons
    Kyle Elliot; Blake Cassels & Graydon
    Troy Ungerman; Norton Rose Fulbright


  • Firm/ Policy Nominees

    Beretta Godoy
    Bruchou & Funes de Rioja
    Marval O’Farrell Mairal
    MBP Partners
    Salaverri, Burgio & Wetzler Malbrán
    Andrade Maia Advogados
    Barbosa Müssnich Aragão
    Barreto Veiga Advogados
    Cescon, Barrieu, Flesch & Barreto
    Dannemann Siemsen
    Focaccia, Amaral e Lamonica Sociedade de Advogados (FAS Advogados)
    Lacerda, Diniz e Sena Advogados
    Machado Meyer
    Matthos Filho
    Pinheiro Neto
    TozziniFreire Advogados
    Trench Rossi Watanabe
    Veirano Advogados
    Vella Pugliese Buosi e Guidoni
    Advogados (VPBG)
    Cayman Islands
    HSM IP
    Costa Rica
    Dominican Republic
    De Camps Vasquez Valera
    EY LAW
    Guzmán Ariza
    Pellerano Nadal Law & Consulting
    Squire Patton Boggs
    Chevez Ruiz Zamarripa
    Creel García-Cuéllar Aiza y Enríquez
    Galicia Abogados
    Mijares Angoitia Cortés y Fuentes
    Von Wobeser y Sierra
    White & Case
    Alfaro Ferrer & Ramirez
    Morgan & Morgan
    Cervieri Monsuárez
    Guyer & Regules
    Posadas & Posadas
  • DEI Leader Nominees

    Costa Rica
    Gabriel Duran; BLP
    Valentina Villa; Creel, García- Cuellar, Aiza y Enríquez
    Veronica Raffo; Ferrere


  • Firm/ Policy Nominees

    Allen & Overy
    Baker Botts
    Baker McKenzie
    Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton
    Clifford Chance
    Duane Morris
    Foley Hoag
    Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
    Greenberg Traurig
    Herbert Smith Freehills
    Hogan Lovells
    Kaplan Hecker & Fink
    Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel
    Labaton Keller Sucharow
    Morgan Lewis & Bockius
    Morrison Foerster
    Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough
    Robinson & Cole
    Ropes & Gray
    Shearman & Sterling
    Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom
    Squire Patton Boggs
    Tucker Ellis
    Vinson & Elkins
    Wachtel Lipton Rosen & Katz
    White & Case
    Willkie Farr & Gallagher
    Wolf Greenfield & Sacks
  • DEI Leader Nominees

    Aaron Burrell; Dickinson Wright
    Chad Eggspuehler; Tucker Ellis
    Chinh Pham; Greenberg Traurig
    Christina Licursi; Wolf Greenfield & Sacks
    David Cross; Morrison Foerster
    Heather Choi; Baker Botts
    Jordan Schwartz; Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom
    Julie Fink; Kaplan Hecker & Fink
    Kim Walker; Willkie Farr & Gallagher
    LaKeisha Marxh; Akerman
    Ludgy LaRochelle; Tucker Ellis
    Roy Prather III; Beveridge & Diamond
    Samita Ali-Khan; Foley Hoag
    Vinita Kailasanath; Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer

For research or awards related questions, please contact Shailyn Tirado, Americas Head of Research and/or John Harrison, Awards Research Editor.

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