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Leadership Counsel on Legal Diversity Honors Crowell & Moring as 2016 Top Performer

Partner Ellen Dwyer recognized for service to LCLD

Washington, D.C. – October 21, 2016: Crowell & Moring LLP was recognized by the Leadership Counsel on Legal Diversity (LCLD) as a 2016 “Top Performer” for its extraordinary participation in LCLD in support of its mission to create a more diverse profession. The firm is one of just 41 LCLD member organizations to receive the recognition.

Crowell & Moring general counsel and member of the firm’s Management Board Ellen Moran Dwyer was recognized as an individual “Top Performer” for her service to the organization. Dwyer has served on LCLD’s Board of Directors since 2014.

LCLD stated, “We applaud these and all of our members for their commitment to improving diversity in the legal profession. Their actions are having a direct impact on the lives and careers of the future leaders of our profession.”

As a partner in the Labor & Employment Group, Dwyer represents employers in the full array of labor and employment matters, including class action and individual claims filed under federal and state anti-discrimination and related employment laws such as Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA), the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), the Civil False Claims Act, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) whistleblower provisions and the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), as well as employment torts, including defamation, wrongful discharge, and related fiduciary duty claims.

LCLD is an organization of more than 250 corporate chief legal officers and law firm managing partners who have dedicated themselves to creating a truly diverse U.S. legal profession. LCLD’s programs are designed to attract, inspire, and nurture the talent in society and within its member organizations, thereby helping a new and more diverse generation of attorneys ascend to positions of leadership.

Crowell & Moring LLP is an international law firm with approximately 500 lawyers representing clients in litigation and arbitration, regulatory, and transactional matters. The firm is internationally recognized for its representation of Fortune 500 companies in high-stakes litigation, as well as its ongoing commitment to pro bono service and diversity. The firm has offices in Washington, DC, New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Orange County, Anchorage, London, and Brussels.


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