Honoring the CMCP Diversity Leader Hall of Fame 2015 Members

Continuing the tradition of honoring key individuals who are CMCP diversity leaders,
past & present…

Thank you for your commitment, your engagement, and making a difference...

Please join CMCP in applauding the
2015 CMCP Diversity Leader Hall of Fame Members

Deborah J. Broyles
Susan T. Kumagai
James D. Nguyen
David Otsuka
Natalie A. Pierce
Marci Rubin
Raul F. Salinas
D. Terrell Sherman
Richard Tom
E. Thomas Unterman

There are many others who have contributed greatly to CMCP, and many who will do so going forward.  CMCP looks forward to recognizing those individuals & adding them to the CMCP Diversity Leader Hall of Fame each year.

CMCP Diversity Leader Hall of Fame Information & Past Inductees

2015 CMCP CORPORATE & LAW FIRM AWARDS


Congratulations 2015 Award Winners!

John Essex and Guy Rounsaville In-House Counsel Diversity Award
Hewlett-Packard Company

Minority-Owned Law Firm Client Service Award
Drucilla Stender Ramey Majority-Owned Law Firm Award

Awards Overview
The California Minority Counsel Program (CMCP) promotes and sustains diversity and inclusion in California’s legal profession by providing attorneys of color with access and opportunity for business and professional development.  CMCP has a long-standing tradition of honoring our member organizations whose actions reflect sustained dedication to CMCP's mission.  The 3 awards described below, given annually, are just one of the ways in which CMCP honors those organizations.

Nominations and Award Determination

CMCP will notify award recipients by September 22, 2015.  Awards will be presented at the 2015 Annual Business Conference Recognition Lunch on October 23, 2015.

Awards and Criteria

John Essex and Guy Rounsaville In-House Counsel Diversity Award:

Awarded to the CMCP corporate or public agency member that has demonstrated the strongest commitment to diversity & inclusion.  This award is based on the organization’s:

  • Support of & participation in CMCP
  • Strong record of hiring diverse outside counsel
  • Number & percent of all minority attorneys within the law department, and in management & other leadership roles
  • Overall organization culture that values diversity & inclusion, and gives back to the community


Drucilla Stender Ramey Majority-Owned Law Firm Award:

Awarded to the CMCP majority-owned law firm member that has demonstrated the strongest commitment to diversity & inclusion.  This award is based on the law firm’s:

  • Support of & participation in CMCP
  • Number & percent of all minority attorneys within the firm
  • Number & percent of minority attorneys in partnership, management & other leadership roles
  • Overall law firm culture that values diversity & inclusion, and gives back to the community


Minority-Owned Law Firm Client Service Award:

Awarded to the CMCP minority-owned law firm that has best demonstrated outstanding client service. This award is based on the law firm’s:

  • Superior service geared to specific client needs
  • Clear understanding of its client's business goals
  • Pro-active engagement with the client, & ability to advise on clearly risks & rewards
  • Positive results that serve the client's best interest


Past Award Winners

John Essex & Guy
Rounsaville In-House
Counsel Diversity Award:
The Drucilla Stender Ramey
Majority-Owned
Law Firm Award:
Minority Owned
Law Firm Client
Services Award:

AT&T
Bank of America
Chevron
Clorox Company
Del Monte Corporation
Gap Inc.
Hilton Hotels Corporation
Hughes Electronics
Intel Corporation
Kaiser Foundation
Health Plan, Inc.
Oakland City Attorney’s Office
PG&E Corporation
Sempra Energy
Southern California Edison
Sun Microsystems, Inc.
The Walt Disney Company
Times Warner Company
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.
Wells Fargo Bank

Alschuler, Grossman, Stein
& Kahan LLP
Bingham McCutchen LLP
Caldwell Leslie & Proctor, PC
Crowell & Moring LLP
Farella Braun + Martel LLP
Foley & Lardner LLP
Hanson, Bridgett, Marcus, Vlahos
& Rudy LLP
Littler Mendelson PC
Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw
Pittman LLP
Reed Smith LLP
Sedgwick LLP
Thelen Reid & Priest LLP

Ivie, McNeill & Wyatt
Lafayette & Kumagai
Lee, Tran & Liang LLP
Lim, Ruger & Kim, LLP
Martin & Martin, LLP
Rosales Law Partners LLP
Sanchez & Amador LLP
Shimokaji & Associates
Silicon Counsel
Villarreal Hutner PC
Willenken Wilson Loh & Lieb LLP

 

 Photos from 2014 Business Conference