Tyson's Corner, Va. (February 26, 2014) - Holland & Knight's Northern Virginia office received a Champion of Diversity award from the Asian American Chamber of Commerce for Northern Virginia, Maryland and the District of Columbia at its Jewels of Asia gala on Feb 22. The award was presented to recognize the firm's culture of diversity and inclusion in the workplace.
Northern Virginia Executive Partner Stuart Mendelsohn accepted the honor on behalf of the firm, telling the audience that diversity and inclusion impact efforts to enhance economic development and help companies more fully reflect the people within the communities they serve. He also noted the work that Holland & Knight has done internally to make the firm's culture more inclusive.
The awards are presented annually to individuals, small businesses, corporations and nonprofit organizations in the region that have contributed to the region's economic growth.