LONDON – Reed Smith today announced that lawyers Gautam Bhattacharyya and Claude Brown have been ranked in the 2018 Empower ethnic minority executives and EMpower advocates of ethnic diversity respectively, in the UK and North America.

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Gautam, partner in Reed Smith’s Commercial Disputes EME Group, has been ranked #55 in the EMpower 100 ethnic minority leaders. The role models were selected based on their high profile and their work to create an environment that brought the best out of black, Asian and minority ethnic employees.

Claude, partner in Reed Smith’s Financial Industry Group, has ranked at #13 in the EMpower advocates of ethnic diversity. The senior leaders selected are not from an ethnic minority themselves, but set an example in working to create an inclusive environment for those who are.