Press Releases | 10/21/2020

Brooks Kushman Named a 2020 Compass Award Winner by the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity

Team Contact: Sangeeta Shah


Southfield, Mich. – Brooks Kushman was named a 2020 Compass Award Winner by the  Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD), an award that celebrates the organization’s most active members.

The Compass Award recognizes those individuals and organizations that fully participate in LCLD’s roster of programs.  These programs include attending the Annual Meeting and participation in the LCLD Fellows, Pathfinder, and Pipeline programs.  Brooks Kushman was one of only 50 firms nationally to receive this award.

“We are proud to have been named as a leading law firm by LCLD,” states Sangeeta Shah, Chief Executive Officer at Brooks Kushman. “This Compass award showcases our commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion and the active steps we are taking not only within our firm, but in the legal industry as a whole to enact meaningful change.”

The Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD) is an organization of more than 350 corporate chief legal officers and law firm managing partners – the leadership of the profession – who have dedicated themselves to creating a truly diverse U.S. legal profession. Their action programs are designed to attract, inspire, and nurture the talent in society and within organizations, thereby helping a new and more diverse generation of attorneys ascend to positions of leadership. By producing tangible results in the lives of talented individuals, they work to promote inclusiveness within institutions, circles of influence, and society, with the ultimate goal of building a more open and diverse legal profession.

Read more about this award here.

About Brooks Kushman P.C.

Brooks Kushman P.C. is a premier intellectual property (IP) and technology law firm dedicated to the advancement and protection of innovations and brands that propel businesses around the world. With offices in Michigan and California, we work alongside corporations, small to medium sized businesses, and leading universities to protect their intellectual property assets. Our attorneys have a broad range of experience in industries and technologies, including consumer electronics, manufacturing, medical device, computer technology, aerospace, chemicals, biotechnology, and retail.

Brooks Kushman counts a number of Fortune 100 companies across a variety of industries among its clients. The firm is also recognized by leading legal publications and rankings, including Corporate Counsel magazine, U.S. News & World Report, Law360, Intellectual Asset Management, Managing Intellectual Property, and Intellectual Property Today. For more information, please visit

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