Facebook honored Sidley as a “Law Firm Diversity Finalist” at its inaugural Law Firm Diversity Champion Awards. The award is the result of Sidley’s commitment to diversity and inclusion and the work of the firm’s diverse global team representing Facebook on matters across multiple practice areas.
The firm was recognized during a reception and awards ceremony hosted by Facebook at its’ Menlo Park headquarters on June 20. Attending on behalf of Sidley were Sharon R. Flanagan, Peter H. Kang, Ash Nagdev, Glenn G. Nash, Feola Odeyemi, Inn-Young Park, James M. Perez, Rachel Stigler, Brian J. Stretch and West Coast Diversity Director Jennifer N. Ganesh.
The award reflects the importance that both Sidley and Facebook place on diversity and inclusion within each of their organizations. The firm is actively engaged with Facebook and other clients on initiatives to attract, retain and promote outstanding lawyers within the firm and the legal profession as a whole that reflect the global marketplace and the communities Sidley serves.