News - October 2005

Nixon Peabody is Principal Sponsor of Diversity 2006 Conference on Workforce Diversity
The Case for Diversity - It's Everybody's Business is Slated for May 22 - 24, 2006

Nixon Peabody LLP will be the principal sponsor of the national Diversity 2006 Conference. The three-day conference will be held in Rochester NY, May 22 - 24, 2006.

Called, "The Case for Diversity - It's Everybody's Business," the conference will focus on:

  • Leading edge trends in diversity
  • Recruiting, retaining and developing a diverse workforce
  • Cultural competence
  • Creating inclusive organizations
  • Legal concerns & guidelines
  • Leadership role & competencies
  • Global issues and perspectives

Organized by the Workforce Diversity Network, the conference will be one of the nation's most extensive conferences on workforce diversity and will draw hundreds of leaders and decision makers from companies nationwide.

"Sponsoring the 2006 Diversity Conference is part of our commitment to promoting diversity," said Harry Trueheart, Chairman, CEO, and Co-managing Partner.  "We believe it is vitally important for each employee and partner to increase their understanding of all people.  Hosting this conference provides Nixon Peabody the opportunity to take one more step in that direction."

"Nixon Peabody has been a leader in supporting workforce diversity education," said Alfreda Brown, Chairman of the Workforce Diversity Network. "As one of the nation's largest multipractice law firms it is also a founding member of the Greater Rochester Diversity Council and Workforce Diversity Network. We are extremely pleased and honored that they have take the lead in making this major three-day conference possible."

About Nixon Peabody
Nixon Peabody LLP has offices in fifteen cities and more than six hundred attorneys collaborating across fifteen major practice areas. The firm's size, diversity, and state-of-the-art information systems enable it to offer a comprehensive, integrated range of legal services to individuals and organizations of all sizes in local, state, national, and international matters.

Nixon Peabody's clients include emerging and middle-market businesses, national and multinational corporations, financial institutions, public entities, educational and not-for-profit institutions, and individuals. Within its major areas of practice, the firm has nearly thirty teams that focus on specific industries or areas of law.

Read more about Nixon Peabody's commitment to diversity.


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