FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 13, 2013
WASHINGTON ? For demonstrating an outstanding commitment to diversity and inclusion, Reed Smith LLP has received the prestigious Thomas L. Sager Award from The Minority Corporate Counsel Association (MCCA). The law firm was honored during MCCA’s annual Taste of MCCA Networking Series held at the Hard Rock Hotel in San Diego, Calif., on March 5, 2013. Accepting the award on behalf of Reed Smith LLP was Tyree P. Jones, Jr., Partner and Director of Global Diversity & Inclusion.
The event was attended by 150 people, and was hosted by Mayer Brown LLP. Attendees enjoyed networking and a wine tasting. The event was attended by 150 people, and was hosted by Mayer Brown LLP. Attendees enjoyed networking and a wine tasting.
- The Diverse Scholars Program, a national program that recognizes first-year law students who exhibit a commitment to diversity and inclusion with $15,000 scholarships and positions in the firm’s summer program.
- The “CareeRS” mentoring program, which assigns a partner to every associate as a career advisor. The California offices of Reed Smith enhanced this program by pairing diverse associates with diverse partners as mentors.
- The “PipelineRS” program, which tracks the development and advancement of Reed Smith’s diverse and women attorneys.