LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp LLP (MSK) is pleased to announce that Samantha Grant, labor and employment partner and National Chair of Diversity and Inclusion, has been recognized as a Diversity Leader by Profiles in Diversity Journal in its 8th Annual Diversity Leader Awards.
The Diversity Leader Awards highlight individuals who are dedicated to building diverse and inclusive programs within law firms to increase awareness. Those awarded as diversity leaders have put forth incredible commitments to building strong diversity and inclusion teams despite the challenges that may surface.
Grant is a trailblazer in diversity—dedicated to community service and advocacy for women and minorities in the legal profession. Last year, she was appointed to the American Bar Association’s Commission on Women in the Profession, and was singled out as one the most powerful and influential women in California by the California Diversity Council in 2012. She is profiled in the Winter 2016 edition of Profiles In Diversity Journal.
MSK strives to develop initiatives to specifically address diversity and inclusion goals as well as to make a profound impact on our growing clientele. Its commitment to diversity extends beyond the firm and aims to benefit the broader community and legal profession by providing scholarships and financial support to socio-economically disadvantaged students. The firm consistently support bar associations providing charitable, educational and community-based services such as the Black Women Lawyers Association of Los Angeles, the Mexican American Bar Foundation, the Black Entertainment and Sports Lawyers Association, and the Minority Corporate Counsel Association.
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