June 18, 2018 (CHICAGO) – Nigel Telman has been named to Savoy Magazine’s list of the Most Influential Black Lawyers of 2018. Comprised of “the ‘best of the best’ of Black lawyers,” the selective list includes partners from top firms and corporate counsel from Fortune 1000 companies. The list appears in the summer issue of Savoy Magazine and showcases “visionaries, leaders and advocates who are widely recognized for their professionalism, protection of rights and community service.”
Nigel reflected on this honor and the importance of diversity: “Successful lawyers are made by taking on the toughest matters — at Proskauer our diverse associates work for our most important clients. I see firsthand that diverse teams deliver the best results for my clients.”
Nigel leads Proskauer’s employment practice in the Chicago office and is co-head of the Employment Litigation & Arbitration Group. His litigates single and class action disputes arising out of claims of workplace harassment and employment discrimination. Nigel was included on Savoy’s 2015 Most Influential Black Lawyers List and has been recognized by numerous legal publications, including Chambers USA, The Legal 500 United States, Lawdragon and Illinois Super Lawyers.
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