Lawyers of Color Names Bartie One of “Nation’s Best”June 13, 2019
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NEW YORK—June 13, 2019—O’Melveny partner Jared Bartie has been named to the Washington, DC-based organization Lawyers of Color’s inaugural “Nation’s Best” list. The list recognizes attorneys who have achieved noteworthy accomplishments and a commitment to diversity and inclusion in the legal profession.
“I am incredibly honored by this recognition,” said Bartie. “Like Lawyers of Color, I believe deeply in the need for greater diversity in the legal profession and will continue to work toward that goal.”
A nationally recognized sports attorney and co-chair of O’Melveny’s Sports Industry Group, Bartie represents domestic and international clients on a variety of high-profile matters. He has also developed a robust practice in the burgeoning esports industry.
He has been named a “Dealmaker” by Variety, a “Power-Player” by SportsBusiness Journal, “Sports Attorney of the Year” by the National Bar Association, and one of the “Most Influential Black Lawyers in America” by Savoy Magazine. Bartie is also a founding member of the African American History and Culture Endowed Scholarship at Northwestern Pritzker School of Law.
Lawyers of Color is a nonprofit devoted to promoting diversity in the legal profession and advancing democracy and equality in marginalized communities. The organization produces events, conferences, and publications, including Power Issue, Caucus Issue, Hot List, and Legal Diversity Issue.
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