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Jones Day Partner Receives CMCP Law Firm Diversity Leader Award

On October 12, 2018, the California Minority Counsel Program (CMCP) recognized Jones Day Los Angeles partner, Rasha Gerges Shields with its Law Firm Diversity Leader Award.

The honor is awarded annually to an individual who has demonstrated an outstanding commitment to diversity and inclusion. To be considered for the CMCP Deborah J. Broyles Law Firm Diversity Leader Award, an individual must:

  • Be a lawyer at a CMCP member majority-owned law firm at the time of the award decision
  • Have sustained active involvement in CMCP and/or other diversity organizations
  • Have demonstrated strong leadership qualities and significant achievements in promoting diversity at his/her firm
  • Have demonstrated a personal commitment to the letter and spirit of CMCP’s mission of diversifying the bar, including the mentoring and development of minority business attorneys
Jones Day is a global law firm with more than 2,500 lawyers in 43 offices across five continents. The Firm is distinguished by: a singular tradition of client service; the mutual commitment to, and the seamless collaboration of, a true partnership; formidable legal talent across multiple disciplines and jurisdictions; and shared professional values that focus on client needs.
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