HuntonAK labor and employment partner Emily Burkhardt Vicente was honored by the Los Angeles Business Journal’s 2021 Diversity & Inclusion Awards as a nominee for Best Diversity & Inclusion Executive of the Year.
The awards program recognizes diversity and inclusion champions in the Los Angeles region for their ongoing efforts to celebrate and respect the unique needs and perspectives of all their team members while simultaneously creating an inclusive environment that enables diversity to thrive.
Emily serves as co-chair of the firm’s Diversity & Inclusion Committee, which is dedicated to advancing the promotion, retention and advancement of diverse lawyers and staff within the firm and community. In her practice, Emily also helps clients design and implement effective diversity and inclusion programs. Beyond the firm, she dedicates time to advancing diversity and philanthropic causes in the community. Emily is actively involved in the LA County Bar Association’s Diversity and Inclusion Leadership Committee.
Emily was previously recognized by the Los Angeles Business Journal as part of the “Thriving in their 40s” award; and named among Women Worth Watching, by Profiles in Diversity Journal, 2020.
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