Savoy Magazine releases their Spring issue featuring the 2015 Most Influential Black Lawyers. This comprehensive list features the top partners from leading national law firms and corporate counsel from Fortune 1000 companies.
With the release of their Spring Issue, Savoy announces their 2015 Most Influential Black Lawyers featured list. The listing is comprised of the “best of the best” of Black lawyers that are partners within leading national law firms and also corporate counsel from Fortune 1000 corporations. As diversity and inclusion for legal professionals continues to grow, Savoy’s listing of “top lawyers” emerges with an influential cross section of legal professionals representing a diverse range of expertise with national and global responsibilities.
“Savoy is proud to be at the vanguard of recognizing excellence and success within private industry and corporate professionals,” said L.P. Green, II, Publisher, Savoy Magazine. “Recognizing the Most Influential Black Lawyers is a natural extension of our ongoing coverage of influencers and achievers that began with the creation of the Most Influential Black Executives and Most Influential Black Women listings. We remain committed to recognizing and exposing the world to the full spectrum of excellence within the African American community.”
The expansive new issue of Savoy features a cover story on Theodore “Ted” V. Wells, Jr., Partner and Co-Chair of Litigation, Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison, LLP. Wells is a globally respected lawyer and was named one of “The Decade’s Most Influential Lawyers” by the National Law Journal. Wells is also leading the NFL’s “Deflate Gate” investigation regarding under inflated game balls provided during the playoffs for the Super Bowl Champion New England Patriots.
Savoy focuses this issue on the top lawyers, showcasing visionaries, leaders and advocates – including partners and counsel – within the legal profession who are widely recognized for their professionalism, protection of rights and community service.