Porter Hedges Receives Top Designations from Leadership Council on Legal Diversity
Porter Hedges is pleased to announce that the Firm has been named a 2021 Top Performer and 2021 Compass Award winner by the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD), which recognizes member law firms and legal law departments showing a strong commitment to building more diverse organizations and a more inclusive legal profession.
Porter Hedges is one of only sixty member organizations to receive both designations.
The Top Performer award recognizes member organizations in the top 20 percent of participation in LCLD programs and activities. The Compass Award recognizes member organizations that actively participate in multiple LCLD programs, including: the 1L Scholars program, the Success in Law School Mentoring program, the Fellows and Pathfinder programs, the Leader’s at the Front pledge, and attendance at the annual meeting and leadership summits.
For more information on LCLD’s awards and to view the full list of winners, see here.
For more information about Porter Hedges diversity initiatives, visit our Diversity and Inclusion page on the Firm’s website.
About Leadership Council on Legal Diversity
Founded in 2009, the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity is a growing organization of more than 400 corporate chief legal officers and law firm managing partners who are personally committed to creating a more diverse and inclusive legal profession. LCLD’s action programs are designed to attract, inspire, and nurture the talent in society and within our organizations, thereby helping a new and more diverse generation of attorneys ascend to positions of leadership. By producing tangible results in member institutions, LCLD works to promote inclusiveness with the ultimate goal of building a more equitable and diverse legal profession. For more information about LCLD, click here.