Out & Proud Corporate Counsel Awards

The Out & Proud Corporate Counsel Award is given to legal professionals who promote LGBT equality through words and actions to create more secure and welcoming workplaces. Award receptions give LGBT legal professionals and their straight allies the opportunity to honor distinguished colleagues who have worked hard to increase LGBT diversity awareness in the corporate office and in the community.

Upcoming Out & Proud Corporate Counsel Award Receptions: please click here.


Previous Awardees:

  • Images from the New York Out & Proud Corporate Counsel Award Reception at the Eventi Hotel. Frank Martinez, vice president for legal affairs for LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton Inc., was honored at the reception October 13, 2016.

    New York 2016

    Frank Martinez
    Vice President – Legal Affairs
    LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton Inc.

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    Houston 2016

    Travis Torrence
    Vice President – Legal
    Jiffy Lube International, Inc.

  • Images from The LGBT Bar New York Out & Proud Corporate Counsel Award Reception at the Eventi Hotel, May 12, 2016. Photo by JasonSmith.com

    New York 2016

    James McNasby
    General Counsel
    Marsh LLC

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    London 2016

    Claudia Brind-Woody
    Vice President and Managing Director
    IBM Global Intellectual Property Licensing

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    Philadelphia 2016

    Gregory B. Jordan and the PNC Legal Department
    General Counsel and Chief Administrative Officer
    PNC Financial Services Group

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National LGBT Bar Association Awards in San Diego.
Randall Clark and Christopher Bissonnette, honorees.

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    San Diego 2016

    Christopher Bissonnette & Randall Clark
    Senior Counsel for Labor and Employment/Vice President of Human Resources, Diversity and Inclusion
    Sempra Energy/San Diego Gas & Electric

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    Minneapolis 2015

    Bill Underwood
    Senior Counsel, Real Estate and Law Diversity & Inclusion

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    Los Angeles 2015

    Richard Patti
    Senior Vice President and Associate General Counsel

  • Miami Out & Proud

    Miami 2015

    Joseph White and the Office Depot Legal Team
    Associate General Counsel
    Office Depot