Texas – The law firm of Thompson & Knight LLP is pleased to announce it has again been named a Community of Respect® Partner for 2012 by the Anti-Defamation League. This honor is given to businesses that demonstrate a commitment to celebrating diversity and building bridges of respect and understanding. Thompson & Knight has received the Community of Respect® accolade annually since 2007.
“We are very pleased to be named a Community of Respect® Partner for the fifth consecutive year and consider it a great honor to be recognized by the Anti-Defamation League for our continued dedication and commitment to promoting diversity and respect in our communities,” says Alfred M. Meyerson, the Firm’s Houston Office Leader and current board member of the Anti-Defamation League’s Southwest region.
Founded in 1913, the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) is a non-profit civil rights and human relations organization dedicated to combating anti-Semitism, prejudice, and discrimination, and securing justice and fair treatment for all. ADL’s Community of Respect® Initiative was launched in 2006 to help businesses, houses of worship, and organizations demonstrate their appreciation for diversity and inclusiveness and reject bigotry, prejudice, and discrimination through interactive activities and learning experiences. For more information, please visit www.adl.org.