Type: Diversity & Inclusion, News Releases, Individual Award

LOS ANGELES/WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 7, 2016) – Reed Smith LLP today announced that Jean Kuei, labor and employment counsel in the firm’s Los Angeles and Washington, D.C. offices, has been selected as the firm’s Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD) Fellow for 2016.

“We are honored that Jean will represent Reed Smith and our commitment to diversity as our 2016 LCLD Fellow,” said Global Managing Partner and LCLD member Sandy Thomas. “She is an outstanding attorney and an enthusiastic leader, and we expect her contributions to the firm to continue to inspire others.”

A member of the National Women’s Law Center Leadership Advisory Committee, Kuei is an active member of Reed Smith’s Diversity & Inclusion initiative, and she serves as co-chair of the firm’s Asian Affinity Group’s Retention and Recruiting Committee.

Now in its sixth year, the LCLD Fellows Program is an intensive, year-long initiative that mentors the legal industry diversity leaders of tomorrow. Reed Smith is among the original co-founders of the LCLD, which now includes more than 240 law firm managing partners and chief in-house counsel.

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