Charlotte, NC – Parker Poe Adams & Bernstein LLP is pleased to announce that Crystal Jones has been named “Unsung Legal Hero” by North Carolina Lawyers Weekly.
Crystal, Parker Poe’s manager of diversity, equity & inclusion (DEI), is based in Charlotte, NC. She is being recognized for the critical role she plays behind the scenes in helping Parker Poe further its commitment to DEI.
“I’ve been involved in Parker Poe’s diversity efforts since 2006,” Crystal says. “To see the growth that we’ve made – and to be able to play a larger role in that going forward – warms my heart. I’m excited about our future, including our increasing focus on DEI among staff as well as attorneys.”
Crystal is responsible for supporting and implementing policies, programs, processes, and initiatives to meet the firm’s strategic objectives related to DEI with attorneys and staff. She also helps advance the firm's initiatives to attract, develop, retain, and promote attorneys and staff across its offices.
The Unsung Legal Heroes awards are reserved for “the state’s most talented and dedicated legal support professionals,” according to NC Lawyers Weekly. The publication created the awards to recognize law firm employees who consistently go above and beyond the call of duty.
A complete list of honorees is available on the NC Lawyers Weekly website.
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Parker Poe Adams & Bernstein LLP has more than 275 lawyers in eight offices in North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, and Washington, DC. The firm provides legal counsel to many of the largest companies and local governments in the Southeast.
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