NEW YORK, NY, December 6, 2021 – Kaplan Hecker & Fink LLP is honored to announce that the firm has been recognized as The American Lawyer’s “Best Diversity Initiative” award recipient.

During The American Lawyer’s Industry Awards fourth annual ceremony held on December 2nd in New York, the publication recognized “the lawyers, leaders and law firms that left their mark on the legal industry, the profession and society over the course of a tumultuous period in the country’s history.” The inaugural “Best Diversity Initiative” award honors firm-wide efforts on diversity and inclusion in such areas as lawyer retention, promotion, and social justice work.

“Diversity, equity, and inclusion are core values of our firm. Since founding the firm, we have always strived to make sure that our policies, division of labor, and opportunities for advancement all actively reflect our prioritization of building an equitable and inclusive workplace,” said Julie Fink, managing partner. “We’re honored to be recognized as The American Lawyer’s first Best Diversity Initiative firm, and are incredibly proud and grateful for our exceptional team of attorneys and staff”

The ceremony also acknowledged partner Joshua Matz, who was named a Young Lawyer of the Year by the publication in September 2021.

To read The American Lawyer’s complete list of 2021 Industry Awards recipients, click here.