Jerome Braun Honored With Bill Edlund Award for Professionalism in the Law
Leaders Circle Firm founding partner Jerome I. Braun, Farella Braun + Martel, was recently honored with the second annual Bill Edlund Award for Professionalism in the Law presented by the Ninth Judicial Circuit Historical Society and the Northern District Historical Society.
BASF Members and Firms Win Benchmark Litigation Awards
The following BASF members and Leaders Circle firms were honored with awards by Benchmark Litigation. Award nominees were chosen based upon research conducted between March and November 2019. Congratulations to the following winners:
Keker Van Nest & Peters was named San Francisco Firm of the Year.
O’Melveny & Myers was recognized as Environmental/Natural Resources Litigation Firm of the Year, Securities Litigation Firm of the Year, for the second year in a row.
Two BASF members were honored with Benchmark Litigation’s Hall of Fame awards: Congratulations to John Keker, Keker Van Nest & Peters, and Douglas Young, Farella Braun & Martel.
Farella Braun + Martel, Hanson Bridgett Named Among Best Places to Work in the Bay Area
Best Places to Work highlights Bay Area companies whose employees rate them the highest on such values as a collaborative culture, compensation and benefits, and good management practices.
BASF Leaders Circle firms Farella Braun + Martel and Hanson Bridgett were recently named one of the Best Places to Work in the Bay Area by the San Francisco Business Times / Silicon Valley Business Journal.
Leader Circle Firms Recognized as Inclusion Blueprint Champions
6 BASF Leaders Circle firms were recognized as Inclusion Blueprint Champions by ChIPs and Diversity Lab for “both diversity representation and inclusion activities”: Arnold & Porter, Baker Botts, DLA Piper, Morrison & Foerster, Perkins Coie, and Sheppard, Mullin, and Richter & Hampton.
The ChIPs Honor Roll included two Leaders Circle that have “the highest scores in female representation and inclusion activities at both the leadership and IP practice group levels”: Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe, and Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton.
The Inclusion Blueprint, a collaborative project between Diversity Lab and ChIPs, provides a first-of-its-kind tool to measure the representation of diverse lawyers and the career-enhancing inclusion activities that law firms should employ to ensure that historically underrepresented lawyers have fair and equal access to quality work, influential people, and other opportunities.
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