Call for Nominations

The New York City Bar is now seeking nominations for the Annual Diversity and Inclusion Champion Award. The award recognizes individuals whose actions and activities within the legal profession, particularly in New York City, embody the Statement of Diversity Principles by facilitating "diversity in the hiring, retention and promotion of attorneys and in the elevation of attorneys to leadership positions within our respective organizations." Diversity Champions are critical for creating lasting change in organizations and establishing an inclusive work environment. Criteria for nominations can be found here


This year’s Champion Award will celebrate ten years of recognizing diversity and inclusion champions. 


Nomination materials can be submitted to Clare Plunkett, New York City Bar, 42 West 44th Street, New York, NY 10036; via email at; or via fax at (212) 869-2145.


The deadline for submission is Friday, February 13, 2015. We encourage you to nominate individuals within your network that embody these principles.