Gardere Wynne Sewellâ€™s Jessica Glatzer Mason to receive the Anti-Defamation Leagueâ€™s Daniel R. Ginsberg Leadership Award on April 3.
Online PR News – 24-March-2011 – – HOUSTON â€“ Jessica Glatzer Mason, a Labor and Employment associate in the Houston office of Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP, has been named a recipient of the Anti-Defamation Leagueâ€™s prestigious Daniel R. Ginsberg Leadership Award for her leadership, dedication and commitment to the ADLâ€™s goals.
Ms. Mason will receive the Daniel R. Ginsberg Leadership Award at the National Leadership Conference dinner on April 3 in Washington, D.C. The Daniel R. Ginsberg Award is given each year to one or more outstanding candidates who have demonstrated a working commitment to furthering the organizationâ€™s mission on a national level.
â€śI am truly honored to receive the Daniel R. Ginsberg Leadership Award from the ADL,â€ť says Ms. Mason. â€śThe ADL works each day to stop hate and secure civil rights for everyone in our community, and to make our schools a safe and inclusive place for all students. I am grateful for the opportunity to be a part of these efforts.â€ť
Ms. Mason has been an active member of the ADL for many years, and has held several leadership positions, including serving on the Executive Committee of the Board of Directors of the Southwest Region and as Co-Chair of its Civil Rights Committee. She is currently focused on developing a formal young leadership development committee.
"We have an honored tradition of encouraging our attorneys not only to be leaders in the firm, but also in the community and the justice system,â€ť says Steve Good, Gardereâ€™s Managing Partner. â€śJessica is a prime example of how Gardereâ€™s attorneys have a great impact on the world around them.â€ť
Ms. Masonâ€™s past honors include being named on the 2010 Texas Rising Stars list. In addition to her work with the ADL, she is a member of the Houston Bar Association, Houston Young Lawyers Association, and the Labor & Employment Section of the Texas Bar Association.
Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP, an AmLaw 200 firm founded in 1909 and one of the Southwest's largest full-service law firms, has offices in Austin, Dallas, Houston and Mexico City. Gardere provides legal services to private and public companies and individuals in areas of government affairs, energy, litigation, corporate, tax, environmental, labor and employment, intellectual property and financial services.