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Mayer Brown announced that partner and Director of Diversity & Inclusion Jeremiah DeBerry (New York) has been selected as a recipient of City & State’s annual “The Responsible 100” award.

The award recognizes 100 executives, leaders, visionaries and influencers who are setting new standards of excellence, dedication and leadership in improving their communities and driving change in New York.

As the Director of Diversity & Inclusion at Mayer Brown, Mr. DeBerry ensures that the firm strives to fulfill its commitment to enhancing diversity in the legal profession. In this capacity, he oversees all aspects of the firm’s efforts to recruit, hire, develop and promote diverse and women lawyers. In addition, he is responsible for the development and implementation of diversity and inclusion policies for all of the firm’s US offices.

Mr. DeBerry was recently named to Lawyers of Color’s inaugural list of “Nation’s Best 2019” in the Eastern regional category for his commitment to diversity and inclusion in the legal profession. He was also recognized in The National Law Journal’s list of 2019 “Equality Trailblazers,” which recognizes individuals in the legal industry who have advanced the cause of equality.

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