The Nominations Committee advises on the Awards Program and the various opportunities the National LGBT Bar Association offers to its members. The Committee also oversees prospective candidates applying for vacant positions on both the Foundation and Association Boards of the organization.
Members of the Nominations Committee
Eduardo Juarez is a Senior Trial Attorney with the San Antonio Field Office of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission where he litigates individual, class and systemic lawsuits under the federal civil rights statutes prohibiting employment discrimination In August 2011, he worked on detail as Special Assistant to EEOC Commissioner Chai
Jeremy Protas is a partner at Marshall, Gerstein & Borun LLP in Chicago Jeremy’s practice focuses on securing patent protection in the United States and abroad, counseling clients on patent-related matters, and participating in complex patent litigation He also serves on the firm’s Diversity and Pro Bono Committees Jeremy holds
Heron Greenesmith is an LGBT Movement and Policy Analyst with the Movement Advancement Project Before joining MAP, Heron was Legislative Counsel at the Family Equality Council where she focused on federal regulatory reforms for LGBT parents and their children She has written about employment discrimination and the legal invisibility of