Feb. 5, 2015 – UH Law Center Dean Leonard M. Baynes has been selected to the Lawyers Of Color’s Fourth Annual Power List, a catalog of the nation’s most influential minority attorneys and non-minority diversity advocates. He will be profiled in the 2015 issue of the magazine.
“I am humbled and honored by this recognition and to be part of such an illustrious group of other honorees,” Baynes said.
Baynes will be recognized at a reception on March 18 at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel (Georgetown) in Washington, D.C.
Legacy Awards will also be presented to Tom Sager, Ballard Spahr partner and former DuPont Company General Counsel, and John W. Daniels Jr., Quarles & Brady partner and chairman emeritus, for their exceptional careers and efforts to advance diversity in the legal profession.
As part of the festivities, the magazine also will host the First Annual Power Summit at George Washington Law School. They symposium is co-sponsored by George Washington’s Asian/Pacific American Law Student Association (APALSA), Black Law Student Association (BLSA), Hispanic Law Student Association (HLSA), the South Asian Law Students Association (SALSA), and will consist of a series of roundtable discussions with law school deans, general counsel, social justice attorneys, and law firm partners.