Out & Proud Corporate Counsel Receptions

The LGBT Bar is proud to celebrate legal professionals who promote LGBTQ+ equality through words and actions to create more secure and welcoming workplaces. We honor such individuals with our Out & Proud Corporate Counsel Award, which is often accompanied by a special award reception hosted in the recipient’s hometown. If you are interested in hosting or sponsoring such an event, please contact Meredith Walsh at meredith@lgbtbar.org.

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    2019 Minneapolis Out & Proud Corporate Counsel Award Reception

    Honoring Jeff Brockmann
    Vice President, Assistant General Counsel, U.S. Bank

    As a Vice President and Assistant General Counsel, Jeff Brockmann manages all of U.S. Bank’s nation-wide employment litigation, including wage and hour class actions.  For the past three years, Jeff has been named a Top Assistant General Counsel by the First Chair organization.   Jeff is a frequent speaker on both employment law and diversity and inclusion topics.  He is a member of the National LGBT Bar Association, Hispanic National Bar Association, Minnesota Lavender Bar Association, Minnesota Hispanic Bar Association and is the diversity and inclusion champion for the U.S. Bank Law Division.   Jeff was an LCLD Fellow and is a co-chair of the Twin Cities LCLD Alumni network.  He is also involved with the National Association of Women and Minority Law Firms (NAMWOLF), where he is on the in-house advisory council, events committee, and is the in-house liaison to the trial practice committee.   Jeff also provides pro bono legal services through the Volunteer Lawyers Network and sits as a member of the Fourth Judicial District Ethics Committee, where he investigates ethics complaints filed with the Minnesota Lawyers Professional Responsibility Board.  He is the prior co-chair of the Planned Parenthood Ready or Hot fashion show, is a room parent for his daughter’s second grade class, and managed her hockey team.  He is a proud lawyer, husband, and father.

     

    The National LGBT Bar Association and Foundation is proud to honor legal professionals who advance LGBTQ+ equality through words and actions to create more secure and welcoming workplaces. We invite you to join us as we honor our outstanding corporate counsel and straight allies for their efforts to recognize and expand LGBTQ+ legal diversity in the profession. For a complete list of past awardees, click here.

    For more information about sponsoring this event, please click here or contact Meredith Walsh by email (meredith@lgbtbar.org) or phone (202.637.7663). LGBT Bar members attending receive a discounted rate. For help signing into your account to register, please contact our staff at info@lgbtbar.org.

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