Marsha Lindsay receives award from National Bar Association for excellence and dedication to diversity within the legal profession
TORONTO, Aug. 2, 2017 /CNW/ - Purolator is proud to announce that Marsha Lindsay, Vice President Legal Services & General Counsel, was recognized by the African-American Managing Partners & General Counsel of the National Bar Association as the 2017 Canadian In-House Counsel of the Year. Marsha received the award for the role she plays in encouraging, mentoring and inspiring members of the visible minority community working in the Canadian legal profession.
"Purolator is extremely proud of the recognition Marsha has received from her peers in the legal community, and we congratulate her on receipt of this well-deserved award," said Ken Johnston, Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer, Purolator. "Her passion for diversity is exhibited within our company through her leadership on Purolator's National Diversity and Inclusion Council – which champions diversity initiatives across our organization – and this passion obviously extends to her work outside the company as well."
The award was presented on Aug. 1, 2017, during the Association's seventh annual African-American Managing Partners and General Counsel Dinner and Award Ceremony, held in Toronto, Ont. The dinner and awards ceremony was part of the National Bar Association's 92nd Annual Convention and Exhibits conference taking place from July 29-Aug. 4, for the first time in Canada.
Founded in 1924, the National Bar Association is the oldest and largest national association of predominantly African-American lawyers, judges, educators and law students in the United States. With a network of more than 60,000 professionals, it has 84 chapters throughout the United States and affiliations in Canada, the United Kingdom, Morocco and the Caribbean.
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