WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce Weldon H. Latham has been elected to the firm’s Board of Directors. Mr. Latham is a Principal in the Washington, D.C. Region office of Jackson Lewis and the Chair of the firm’s Corporate Diversity Counseling Group.
“We are delighted to have Weldon join Jackson Lewis’ Board of Directors,” said Firm Chairman Vincent Cino. “His commitment to the firm, coupled with his experience advising CEOs and senior executives of major companies, will be key assets as we strive to ensure Jackson Lewis is maintaining excellence in all we do.”
As Leader of the firm’s Corporate Diversity Counseling Practice, Mr. Latham advises Fortune 500 CEOs, General Counsel, and other senior executives on addressing diversity and inclusion challenges and creating “best in class” workplaces. He frequently counsels clients in diversity representation and conducts complex D&I performance and legal vulnerability assessments, as well as investigating and defending class action lawsuits involving allegations of race, gender, and age discrimination and harassment law. He also provides crisis avoidance, mitigation, and management advice. In addition, Mr. Latham assists clients to develop "best practice," benchmarking, and diversity enhancement action plans, as he has done for Jackson Lewis.
“I am excited to join this group of esteemed lawyers, all of whom share my commitment to and vision for Jackson Lewis,” said Mr. Latham. “I have always enjoyed assisting clients enhance their organizational success and, as Chair of the D&I Committee, and in other roles have sought to help Jackson Lewis in the same way. Now, as a member of the Board of Directors, I will work with my colleagues to directly, and positively, impact the firm’s future growth and success.”
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