Lewis Brisbois Promotes 35 Attorneys to Partnership
Los Angeles, Calif. (February 25, 2022) - Lewis Brisbois is pleased to announce the promotion of 35 of its associates to partner. With these promotions, Lewis Brisbois’ total partnership comes to 988 across its 54 offices. Over half (54%) 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 Jana I. Lubert expressed enthusiasm regarding the recent promotions, stating, "On behalf of all members of the Management Committee, I extend a heartfelt congratulations to this diverse group of exceptional attorneys. They have consistently delivered the highest level of service to our clients, while exhibiting extraordinary commitment to their colleagues at Lewis Brisbois."
Likewise, San Bernardino and Chief Diversity Partner Rima M. Badawiya expressed excitement about the diversity of the new partners, noting, “I am proud that the diversity of this group of new partners reflects the diversity that is present across Lewis Brisbois' nationwide network. As the promotion of these attorneys demonstrates, Lewis Brisbois remains dedicated to the values of diversity and inclusion as well as to advancing individuals based on their outstanding performance and achievements."
The new partners hail from 18 different offices across 12 states, practicing in a multitude of jurisdictions and legal specialties, demonstrating Lewis Brisbois’ national presence and breadth of practice. The 12 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 2021.