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August 2015

Gordon & Rees Recognized by Visionary Business Magazine for Its Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Gordon & Rees Phoenix partner Leon B. Silver and senior counsel Monica M. Ryden were recently featured in The Visionary Business Magazine article, “Diversity in Business Law: Gordon & Rees Prospers By Inclusion.”

In the article, Silver discussed the importance of and his passion for diversity in the workforce.  “I have always been passionate on the topic of diversity. Not just because it’s the right thing to do, but because it makes good business sense.” Silver continued, “A diverse workforce expands the reach and abilities of our firm and helps us better serve our clients.”

Ryden explained Gordon & Rees’s commitment to diversity and its culture of inclusion. “Our national diversity committee recently established affinity groups to further the firm’s goals of fostering an inclusive and diverse work environment,” said Ryden. “As a member of our Hispanic affinity group, I’m looking forward to mentoring the growth and development of younger attorneys in a smaller group atmosphere,” concluded Ryden.

One of the fastest-growing firms in the country, Gordon & Rees is a national litigation and business transactional firm with more than 650 lawyers and 35 offices in 22 states. Gordon & Rees has been recognized on the "BTI Client Service A-Team" survey in each of the past three years and has been honored as a 2014 "Go-To Law Firm" for Fortune 500 companies. Gordon & Rees was selected for Corporate Counsel magazine's 2014 "Who Represents America's Biggest Companies" list. The key to Gordon & Rees’s extraordinary success in the marketplace has been its diversity and inclusion, empowering all its attorneys, regardless of gender or personal background, to make the absolute maximum contribution, both individually and collectively, to the success of the Firm and the Firm’s clients.

To read the full article, click here.

Leon B. Silver


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