The Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD) selected Shook for its 2019 Compass Award. The LCLD presents the Compass Award to law firms that meet certain criteria and demonstrate a commitment to building diverse organizations.
Shook is active in the LCLD. Each year, Shook attorneys participate as fellows or in the Pathfinder program. In 2019, Shook Partner Andrew Chang became a fellow and Shook Associates Melissa Plunkett and Anitra Raiford participated in the Pathfinders program for early-career, high-potential diverse attorneys.
Shook partners who are LCLD Fellow Program alumni include the following:
Shook’s involvement with the LCLD is one of the firm’s many diversity and inclusion initiatives. Shook has garnered accolades for its leadership in diversity and inclusion from numerous organizations, including the Women in Law Empowerment Forum, the Human Rights Campaign and the Minority Corporate Counsel Association, among others.