The Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law | 2013 A. Leon Higginbotham Corporate Leadership Award


2013 A. Leon Higginbotham Corporate Leadership Award

We are delighted to announce that the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law will pay tribute to the JPMorgan Chase Corporate & Investment Bank and present Co-CEO Michael J. Cavanagh with the 2013 A. Leon Higginbotham Corporate Leadership Award.

The award recognizes exemplary practices in promoting diversity in the workplace and fostering economic opportunity. It will be presented at the Lawyers’ Committee’s 50th anniversary dinner at the New York Marriott Marquis on Thursday, May 23, 2013.

JPMorgan Chase has made diversity a cornerstone of its global corporate culture and draws from the broadest possible pool of talent – across cultures, ethnicities, gender, religion and sexual orientation – to build an inclusive working environment and to maintain a competitive advantage.

JPMorgan Chase received the 2012 Team Diversity Leadership Award from the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association for its Black Organization for Leadership Development business resource group.  The firm was also recognized as one of the Top Companies for Executive Women by the National Association of Female Executives in 2009, 2010 and 2012, and received a 100% rating on the Corporate Equality Index, which measures treatment of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender employees and customers. Click here for more information on diversity at JPMorgan Chase.

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About the Lawyers' Committee

The Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law (LCCRUL), a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization, was formed in 1963 at the request of President John F. Kennedy to involve the private bar in providing legal services to address racial discrimination. The principal mission of the Lawyers' Committee is to secure, through the rule of law, equal justice under law, particularly in the areas of fair housing and fair lending, community development, employment discrimination, voting, education and environmental justice.  For more information about the LCCRUL, visit

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