Diversity News Archives

It Isn't Easy Being Me. It Isn't As Easy As It May Look.
Summer 2018
Ruth Fry, the Firm's Baltimore Office Manager, authored an article published in The Association of Legal Administrators, Inc. Summer 2018 Newsletter.

Jacqueline A. Brooks Selected as Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr's 2018 Fellow fo Leadership Council on Legal Diversity
March 2, 2018
Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr LLP, a full service law firm with more than 400 lawyers in 15 offices, today announced that Jacqueline A. Brooks, a partner in the firm’s Business and Finance Practice, has been selected by the firm as the 2018 Fellow to the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD).

Karen Harris named one of  the “Most Influential Minority Lawyers in Chicago” by Crain’s Custom Media
December 11, 2017
Karen Harris, a partner in the firm’s Business and Finance and Health Care Practices, is included the 2017 “Most Influential Minority Lawyers in Chicago” list from Crain’s Custom Media.

Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr LLP Earns Top Marks in 2018 Corporate Equality Index
November 20, 2017
​Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr LLP announced that it has received a perfect score of 100 percent on the 2018 Corporate Equality Index (CEI), a national benchmarking survey and report on corporate policies and practices related to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) workplace equality, administered by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation.

Saul Ewing a founding firm for Pittsbugh's Legal Diversity and Inclusion Coalition
June 27, 2017
Saul Ewing LLP is one of the founding law firms for Pittsburgh’s Legal Diversity and Inclusion Coalition.

Sharma participates in Roundtable discussion on diversity
June 21, 2017
Indira Sharma proudly participated in the Legal Intelligencer’s Roundtable Discussion on Diversity Issues where she and a panel of attorneys discussed solutions for diversity issues facing law firms today.

Zachary discusses firm’s diversity and inclusion efforts
June 5, 2017
Sheri Zachary, Saul Ewing’s Director of Career Development and Inclusion, discusses how the firm’s diversity and inclusion initiatives have evolved over the years.

Sharma named one of the “Top 50 Asian American in Business”
May 9, 2017
Asian American Business Development Center recognizes Indira Sharma, Saul Ewing’s Diversity & Inclusion Chair with its 2017 Outstanding 50 Asian Americans in Business Award

Silvia Shin is firm’s 2017 LCLD Fellow
March 16, 2017
Silvia A. Shin, a partner in the firm’s Public Finance Practice, has been selected as the 2017 Fellow to the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD).

Debunking the Three Stereotypes of Millennial Lawyers
November 30, 2016
Susan Gogniat, an associate in the Business and Finance Practice, authored this article about the generational stereotypes millennial lawyers may face in the workplace.

Saul Ewing sponsors Rider University’s Veteran Entrepreneurship Training Program
May 25, 2016
Saul Ewing is proud to support the Veteran Entrepreneurship Training Program at Rider University in Lawrence Township, New Jersey.

Saul Ewing LLP sponsors Manavi Annual Dinner
April 22, 2016
Saul Ewing LLP is a proud sponsor of the Manavi Annual Dinner, which raises funds to support the New Jersey-based organization’s mission to end violence against South Asian women.

Saul Ewing sponsors National Bar Association’s 2016 Gateway to Success III during Mid-Year Conference
April 21 - 24, 2016
Saul Ewing LLP is a proud sponsor of Gateway to Success III: Taking your Career to the Next Level – Private Firm or Corporate – in a Challenging Competitive Market.

Saul Ewing sponsors National Black Law Students Association Annual Convention
March 9 - 13, 2016
Saul Ewing LLP is a proud sponsor of the 48th Annual National Convention of the National Black Law Students Association in Baltimore, Maryland.

Saul Ewing sponsors University of Maryland’s Black Law Students Association 41st Annual Scholarship and Awards Banquet
March 4, 2016
Saul Ewing LLP is a proud sponsor of the University of Maryland’s Black Law Students Association (BLSA) 41st Annual Scholarship and Awards Banquet.

Saul Ewing sponsors Justice in Action Awards Luncheon
February 26, 2016
Saul Ewing LLP is a proud sponsor of the 7th annual Justice in Action Awards Luncheon, which brings together legal professionals, law students and others to raise funds for Mazzoni Center Legal Services in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Saul Ewing sponsors University of Maryland’s Asian Pacific American Law Students Association Annual Cocktail Reception
February 25, 2016
Saul Ewing LLP is a proud sponsor of the University of Maryland’s Asian Pacific American Law Students Association (APALSA) 7th Annual Spring Reception.

Katrina J. Dennis Selected as Saul Ewing’s 2016 Fellow for Leadership Council on Legal Diversity
February 16, 2016
Katrina J. Dennis, a partner in Saul Ewing’s Commercial Litigation Practice, has been selected by the firm as the 2016 Fellow to the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD).

Saul Ewing attorneys help trans people with name changes
February 4, 2016
Anthony P. Forte, a partner at Saul Ewing and a member of the firm’s Diversity & Inclusion Committee, is quoted in this article highlighting Saul Ewing’s involvement in a national pro bono program which provides free name change services to low-income trans people.

Saul Ewing sponsors 2015 Lavender Law Conference & Career Fair
August 5, 2015
Saul Ewing’s Diversity & Inclusion Committee is a sponsor for the 2015 Lavender Law Conference & Career Fair.

Lipkowitz featured in Roundtable on Law Firm Diversity
June 5, 2015
Michelle N. Lipkowitz, chair of Saul Ewing’s Diversity & Inclusion Committee and a partner in the firm’s Commercial Litigation Practice, is featured in The Legal Intelligencer's special section on diversity as a participant in its roundtable discussion on law firm diversity.

Dennis speaks on panel at Maryland I-Day 2015 Conference
May 7, 2015
Katrina Dennis served as a panelist at the Maryland I-Day Conference presented by the Independent Insurance Agents of Maryland, the International Association of Insurance Professionals and the Maryland CPCU Society, Inc.

MCCA 2015 Annual General Counsel Summit
May 6-9, 2015
Katrina Dennis served as a moderator at the Minority Corporate Counsel Association’s (“MCCA”) annual General Counsel Summit in Palm Beach, Florida. The General Counsel Summit (formerly the General Counsel Invitational) is a four-day event that provides innovative educational offerings focusing on leadership and diversity.

Saul Ewing partners with Exelon to teach high school students about legal profession
March 12, 2015
Partner Michelle Lipkowitz helps launch a summer legal institute in Baltimore for high school students interested in the law.

Michelle Lipkowitz Named One of Savoy Magazine’s Most Influential Black Lawyers
March 10, 2015
Michelle Lipkowitz, a partner in the firm’s Commercial Litigation Practice and Chair of the Diversity & Inclusion Committee, has been named one of the “2015 Most Influential Black Lawyers” by Savoy magazine.

Strober supports Promoting Tolerance tour stop in Philadelphia
October 24, 2014
Fred Strober, a partner in Saul Ewing LLP’s Philadelphia office, recently helped host a weekend visit in Philadelphia for a group of young leaders from Kyrgyzstan, Ukraine, the Balkans, and Bosnia and Herzegovina for the Promoting Tolerance program.

Saul Ewing Attorney Rep. Brian K. Sims Selected to Receive 2015 Stonewall Award
October 2, 2014
Pennsylvania State Rep. Brian K. Sims, special counsel in the firm’s Real Estate Practice, has been selected to receive the 2015 Stonewall Award.

Partner Michelle N. Lipkowitz named a Leadership in Law award winner
September 26, 2014
Michelle N. Lipkowitz, a partner in the Commercial Litigation Practice, has been named a 2014 Leadership in Law recipient by The Daily Record. She will be honored with fellow recipients on Thursday, November 13, 2014 from 5:30-8:30 p.m. at the BWI Hilton.

Saul Ewing sponsors Out & Proud Corporate Counsel Award Reception
September 18, 2014
Saul Ewing LLP is a sponsor of The LGBT Bar Association’s Out & Proud Corporate Counsel Award Reception on September 18, 2014 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Sims to speak at Lavender Law Conference
August 22, 2014
Brian K. Sims, special counsel in the Real Estate and Higher Education practices, will participate in this panel discussion during the National LGBT Bar Association Lavender Law Conference & Career Fair in New York, New York.

Fry champions diversity initiatives in Legal Management magazine
August 21, 2014
Ruth Fry, office manager for Saul Ewing’s Baltimore office, discusses how to get conversations about diversity started in the legal industry in this Q&A in Legal Management magazine.

Lipkowitz featured in article about Summer Legal Institute
July 27, 2014
Michelle N. Lipkowitz, a partner in the Commercial Litigation Practice and chair of the firm’s Diversity & Inclusion Committee, is featured in this story about the firm partnering with Exelon Corp. to sponsor the last session of the Summer Legal Institute.

Saul Ewing,  Exelon team up to teach diverse students about environmental law
July 11, 2014
Saul Ewing LLP and Exelon Corporation teamed up to teach diverse high school students how environmental law affects their lives and how they can shape the field if they enter the legal profession.

Saul Ewing Attorney Indira K. Sharma Named to Lawyers of Color’s 2014 Hot List
June 10, 2014
Saul Ewing LLP, a full service law firm with more than 260 lawyers in 11 East Coast offices, announced today that Indira K. Sharma, an associate in the Commercial Litigation Practice, has been named to Lawyers of Color’s Second Annual Hot List for the Mid-Atlantic Region.

Sharma to Speak at ABA Conference about Implicit Bias
May 17, 2014 
Indira Sharma, an associate in Saul Ewing’s Commercial Litigation Practice and vice chair of the firm’s Diversity & Inclusion Committee, is a panelist for this CLE presentation at the American Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Division 2014 Spring Conference  in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Kahan Discusses Work/Life Balance
April 26, 2014
Can you have it all: diverse perspectives on work/life balance.

Saul Ewing Sponsors General Counsel Invitational Diversity Leadership Summit
April 24, 2014
Saul Ewing’s Diversity & Inclusion Committee was a proud sponsor of the General Counsel Invitational Diversity Leadership Summit in Palm Beach Garden, Florida.

Rauls is a Speaker at Women Leaders Matter Luncheon
March 25, 2014
Ruth Rauls, an associate in Saul Ewing’s Commercial Litigation Practice, was a speaker at the Women Leaders Matter luncheon organized by the MIDJersey Chamber of Commerce in Princeton.

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