October 12, 2016 01:10 PM
Tampa partner Erik Matheney will be presenting on a panel at the Legal Diversity Summit being held at St. Petersburg’s Mahaffey Theater on October 21. Panelists will be discussing strategies to promote diversity and inclusion in law firms.
The Legal Diversity Summit aims to highlight the importance of diversity and inclusion efforts in the legal realm. This event will promote discussion and dialogue about industry-specific diversity and inclusion topics and encourage dialogue and best practice sharing amongst leaders in the legal field.
This program has been approved for 2.5 CLE credits. To register for the event, please click here.
Erik Matheney is a partner in the Tampa office of Shutts & Bowen LLP, where he is a member of the Business Litigation Practice Group. A Martindale-Hubbell AV® rated litigator, Erik has been named one of the Best Lawyers in America® in commercial litigation, white-collar criminal defense and personal injury litigation. He focuses on complex commercial litigation in state and federal courts. He has represented clients in a wide variety of commercial disputes, including claims involving securities fraud, breach of contract, class actions, partnership disputes, trade secrets, common law fraud, and commercial torts.
The mission of the Florida Diversity Council is to enhance the appreciation and understanding of the value of diversity and inclusion. They will achieve success through efforts and activities that aim to promote diversity and inclusion in the workplace and community; develop leaders who are educated and aware of all aspects of diversity and inclusion; and develop programs that support diversity and awareness. Learn more at floridadiversitycouncil.org.