PITTSBURGH, PA - October  25, 2017 - Global law firm Reed Smith LLP announced today that Jalen Brown, a second year law student at the Loyola University School of Law and Zainab Ramahi, a second year law student at the University of California, Berkeley are recipients of the firm’s 2017 Deborah J. Broyles Diverse Scholar Award.  Jalen and Zainab will be joining the firm’s 2018 Summer Associate Program in Chicago and San Francisco, respectively.
Each year, the firm provides $20,000 to one or more outstanding law school students in the United States who demonstrate academic excellence and a commitment to diversity and inclusion. The award supports the honoree’s law school-related expenses, and the firm also provides a paid summer associate position at Reed Smith between the student's second and third years of study.