Epstein Becker Green’s Kenneth G. Standard Honored with 2017 Spirit of Excellence Award

Epstein Becker Green AccoladesNew York, NY (November 9, 2016) – Epstein Becker Green (EBG) is proud to announce that Kenneth G. Standard, General Counsel Emeritus and Chair Emeritus of the Diversity & Professional Development Committee, has been awarded a 2017 Spirit of Excellence Award by the American Bar Association (ABA) Commission on Racial and Ethnic Diversity in the Profession. The Spirit of Excellence Award celebrates the efforts and accomplishments of lawyers who work to promote a more racially and ethnically diverse legal profession. Award recipients must excel in the profession of law, epitomize excellence on a national, state, or local level, and demonstrate a commitment to racial and ethnic diversity in the field of law.

Mr. Standard has been recognized over the years for his incredible contributions to the legal community and especially to those underserved and most in need of representation.  He was presented with the Epstein Becker Green “Make a Difference” Award in 2014 and has been profiled as part of The HistoryMakers collection, which is archived at the Library of Congress.  Mr. Standard was also the 2011 recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award of Excellence in Pipeline Diversity from the American Bar Association.

The ABA Commission on Racial and Ethnic Diversity in the Profession serves as a catalyst for change, so that the legal profession may more accurately reflect the racial and ethnic diversity of society and better serve society. The Commission promotes the recruitment, hiring, promotion, and advancement of attorneys of color. The award will be presented at the ABA Spirit of Excellence Award Luncheon to be held on February 4, 2017.

About Epstein Becker Green

Epstein Becker & Green, P.C., is a national law firm with a primary focus on health care and life sciences; employment, labor, and workforce management; and litigation and business disputes. Founded in 1973 as an industry-focused firm, Epstein Becker Green has decades of experience serving clients in health care, financial services, retail, hospitality, and technology, among other industries, representing entities from startups to Fortune 100 companies. Operating in offices throughout the U.S. and supporting clients in the U.S. and abroad, the firm’s attorneys are committed to uncompromising client service and legal excellence. For more information, visit www.ebglaw.com.