Los Angeles, Calif. (March 6, 2023) - Lewis Brisbois is pleased to announce the promotion of 29 of its associates to partner. With these promotions, Lewis Brisbois’ total partnership comes to 1,048 across its 55 offices. Nearly three-fifths (59%) of this diverse class of newly promoted attorneys come from traditionally underrepresented populations, including women, underrepresented races and ethnicities, and LGBTQ people.
Los Angeles Managing Partner and Management Committee Member Jana I. Lubert said, "On behalf of the Management Committee, I extend our best wishes to these new partners on their well-deserved promotions. Each attorney in this outstanding group has demonstrated unwavering commitment to both clients and colleagues alike. We are grateful for their dedication and look forward to their future contributions as they continue on their professional paths at the firm."
Additionally, Chief Diversity Partner Rima M. Badawiya commented on the diversity of this new partner class, stating, "Once again, the exceptional attorneys who have been elevated to partner reflect the diversity that exists throughout Lewis Brisbois. I am proud of not only this group’s diversity, but also the firm’s commitment to elevating individuals based upon their hard work and contributions. These important values allow us to provide the highest level of service to clients while maintaining an inclusive environment that supports all attorneys."
The new partners hail from 15 different offices across 11 states, practicing in a multitude of jurisdictions and legal specialties, demonstrating Lewis Brisbois’ national presence and breadth of practice. The 13 women in this partnership class brings the total percentage of female partners at the firm to over 34%, which is above of the industry average as of 2022.