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June 13, 2019

Sheila Gaddis Named to 2019 Lawyers of Color's "Nation's Best" List

June 13, 2019—Barclay Damon announces Sheila Gaddis, Diversity & Inclusion Committee chair, has been selected to the inaugural Lawyers of Color “Nation’s Best” list in partnership with Major, Lindsey & Africa and Diverse Partners Network.

The list recognizes “exceptional law firm partners and senior-level corporate counsel who have achieved prominence and distinction in their fields and demonstrated a strong commitment to advancing diversity in the legal profession.”

“Sheila being named to the ‘Nation’s Best’ list is well deserved and does not come as a surprise,” John Langan, the firm’s managing partner, said. “Not only is she a talented attorney, but her longstanding commitment to creating a diverse, empowering, and safe environment at Barclay Damon is truly exceptional. Sheila embodies our firm’s core values and actively works to advance our vision of inclusivity both in the office and in the communities we serve. She has helped create a workplace of choice in which people feel supported and are able to excel as their authentic selves.”

Gaddis received her award at the Eastern Region reception at Foley & Lardner LLP in New York City on June 12.

Barclay Damon attorneys team across offices and practices to provide customized, targeted solutions grounded in industry knowledge and a deep understanding of our clients’ businesses. With nearly 300 attorneys, Barclay Damon is a leading regional law firm that operates from a strategic platform of offices located in the Northeastern United States and Toronto.

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