Kim Koopersmith to Receive Flex Leader Award from the Diversity & Flexibility Alliance

(New York) – The Diversity & Flexibility Alliance has selected Akin Gump chairperson Kim Koopersmith to receive its 2018 Flex Leader Award. The award, to be presented March 21, recognizes an executive “who is moving his or her organization toward a more inclusive workplace through holistic flexibility.”

Ms. Koopersmith is being recognized “for her unwavering commitment to the advancement of women, attorneys of color and flexible work options for all.” The Alliance, in selecting Ms. Koopersmith, said she has been instrumental “in the success of Akin Gump’s Reduced Work Schedule and Agile Work Policies, which have consistently adapted to the needs of the firm’s employees and changes in technology, family dynamics, practice models and cultural norms.”

The Diversity & Flexibility Alliance is a think tank that collaborates with organizations to develop non-stigmatized flexible work policies that promote inclusive work cultures and help to advance more women into leadership positions. It also provides practical research-based solutions, training workshops, and strategic advisory services that increase organizational effectiveness through diversity and flexibility.

Founded in 1945, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP is a leading international law firm with more than 900 lawyers in offices throughout the United States, Europe, Asia and the Middle East.

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