Mayer Brown announced today that Litigation & Dispute Resolution partner Lori E. Lightfoot (Chicago) received the 2018 Earl B. Dickerson Award from The Chicago Bar Association. According to the association, “the award recognizes minority lawyers and judges whose careers at the bar emulate the courage and dedication of the late Earl B. Dickerson in making the law the key to justice for all in our society.”

Founded in 1874, The Chicago Bar Association is one of the oldest and most active metropolitan bar associations in the US. The association’s membership of 22,000 consists largely of lawyers and judges from Cook County and Illinois.