September 25, 2018 - Murtha Cullina LLP to Continue Hosting Lawyers Collaborative for Diversity in Hartford
HARTFORD, CT (September 25, 2018)…Murtha Cullina LLP is pleased to announce that it will continue to host Lawyers Collaborative for Diversity (LCD) in the Firm's Hartford office through the year 2020. LCD has been resident in Murtha Cullina’s Hartford office since 2014.
By providing complimentary office space and office services for LCD, Murtha Cullina is ensuring that LCD can focus on its mission of making Connecticut a more attractive place for attorneys of color and other diverse individuals to practice law and find satisfying professional opportunities. Over the next two years, LCD and Murtha Cullina hope to develop new initiatives for LCD members and to advance the Firm's diversity and inclusion agenda.
Murtha Cullina is also a charter member of LCD and a regular sponsor of LCD events. In addition, a group of Murtha Cullina attorneys lead the Associate Advisory Committee for the annual LCD Building Careers Symposium.
"Murtha Cullina is proud of our continued partnership with LCD," said Proloy K. Das, Chair of Murtha Cullina’s Diversity Committee. ”We are committed to diversity initiatives both inside the Firm and out of the office and we support all of LCD’s efforts to create a more diverse legal community in Connecticut.”
"We are very grateful to Murtha Cullina for continuing to host and support LCD and our mission,” said LCD’s President Joaquina Borges King. “As a charter member of LCD, Murtha Cullina has been a valuable sustaining partner along with our member corporate law departments, law firms and government agencies in building LCD as an important advocate for diversity in the Connecticut legal community.”
About Murtha Cullina LLP
With over 100 attorneys in six offices throughout Connecticut, Massachusetts and New York, Murtha Cullina LLP offers a full range of legal services to meet the local, regional and national needs of our clients. Our practice encompasses litigation, regulatory and transactional representation of businesses, governmental units, non-profit organizations and individuals. Core practice areas include litigation, insurance recovery, labor and employment, bankruptcy and creditors’ rights, construction, energy, health care, trusts and estates, intellectual property, real estate, land use and retail and hospitality.
Murtha Cullina is the exclusive member firm in Connecticut for Lex Mundi – the world’s leading network of independent law firms with in-depth experience in 100+ countries worldwide; and the exclusive Connecticut member firm of State Law Resources, an international network of independent law firms. For more information, visit www.murthalaw.com.
About Lawyers Collaborative for Diversity
Since 2003 LCD has worked to unite the resources, energy and commitment of the region’s leading corporations, public sector entities, law firms, law schools and state bar associations to advance diversity in the legal profession. Our current challenge is to increase the recruitment, retention and promotion of lawyers of color and other diverse individuals, not only as good social policy but also as good business practice. For more information, visit www.lcd-ne.org.
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