(July 8, 2020) – Littler, the world’s largest employment and labor law practice representing management, is pleased to announce that Shareholder Edward H. Chyun (Cleveland) has been appointed as co-chair of its Diversity & Inclusion Council, joining Shareholders Mark T. Phillis (Pittsburgh) and Natalie Pierce (San Francisco).
“We congratulate Eddie on his selection as co-chair,” said Tom Bender and Jeremy Roth, Littler co-managing directors, in a joint statement. “Eddie has been an integral member of the firm’s Diversity & Inclusion Council, as well as the ‘Ohana affinity group. As a participant in the firm’s award-winning Career Advocacy Program, Eddie is committed to further enhancing the opportunities the firm provides to its diverse attorneys. We look forward to him joining Mark and Natalie, and expanding upon the many efforts of the Council.”
In addition to his efforts to promote diversity and inclusion within Littler, Chyun has served in multiple leadership roles for several diverse organizations. He is a founding board member and treasurer for the Asian American Bar Association of Ohio, previously served as a Leadership Council on Legal Diversity fellow and as co-chair of the Labor and Employment Committee for the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association.
Littler’s Diversity & Inclusion Council is comprised of shareholders, associates and corporate staff who reflect the diversity of Littler and work to ensure that everyone feels welcome and knows that they can succeed at the firm by bringing their whole selves to work. The Council’s overall mission is to create a culturally progressive and socially reflective law firm that represents, promotes and celebrates the differences among its attorneys and staff, while also embracing shared commonalities. For more information on Littler’s diversity and inclusion efforts, please see the firm’s Diversity and Inclusion Annual Report and watch the firm’s new diversity and inclusion video here.
With more than 1,500 labor and employment attorneys in offices around the world, Littler provides workplace solutions that are local, everywhere. Our diverse team and proprietary technology foster a culture that celebrates original thinking, delivering groundbreaking innovation that prepares employers for what’s happening today, and what’s likely to happen tomorrow.