August 16, 2018 (NEW YORK) – International law firm Proskauer has been named one of three finalists for the second consecutive year by the Minority Corporate Counsel Association’s (MCCA) Thomas L. Sager Award in recognition of its commitment to the recruitment, retention and advancement of diverse attorneys, including, in particular, its vital support for increasing the pipeline of underrepresented individuals in the legal field.
“We are proud to honor this year’s finalists for their incredible accomplishments and continuing dedication to creating more diverse and inclusive workplaces,” said Jean Lee, MCCA president and CEO. “This award recognizes law firms who are leaders amongst their peers – those that consistently strive to advance the careers of diverse lawyers, invest in inclusive leaders, and develop policies that promote equity in their organizations.”
The prestigious Sager Award recognizes Am Law 200 law firms that have gone above and beyond in regards to diversity and inclusion, as well as maintaining a commitment to hire, retain and promote diverse attorneys. First presented in 1999, the award is named after Thomas L. Sager, former DuPont Senior Vice President and General Counsel, a widely respected leader in diversity.
The winner will be announced at the MCCA’s 2018 Diversity Gala on October 3.