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California Association of Black Lawyers Honors Regina Petty of Fisher Phillips

9.30.16

SAN DIEGO, CA (September 30, 2016) – Fisher Phillips, a national labor and employment law firm representing employers, announces that Partner Regina Petty will be honored by the California Association of Black Lawyers (CABL) at the State Bar of California Annual Meeting in San Diego. Petty and two other honorees, U.S. District Court Judge John Houston and Pepperdine University School of Law Professor Chris Chambers Goodman, will be recognized at the meeting on September 30.

“Regina is an exceptional attorney, a trusted leader and an exemplary member of the community,” said Christopher C. Hoffman, managing partner of the firm’s San Diego office. “She has had a great impact in her field and in San Diego generally, and we are glad that she is being recognized for her talents and hard work.”

A partner in the firm’s San Diego office, Petty practices in state and federal courts, serving as lead in multi-district and class action litigation, including numerous cases that have wide-reaching business and industry implications. She is a Master in the Louis Welsh American Inn of Court and chairs the Continuing Legal Education (CLE) Committee of the International Association of Defense Counsel, as well as a member of the National Bar Association, the Earl B. Gilliam Bar Association and the National Association of Public Pension Attorneys.

Outside of the office, Petty currently serves on the board of directors of the American Heart Association and is a member of the “Go Red for Women” Executive Committee. She also serves on the board of directors of the nonprofit hospital Sharp Healthcare and is a member of the Redcoat Committee of the San Diego Bowl Game Association.

“CABL is privileged to honor Regina at its Annual Reception during the State Bar of California Annual Meeting. She is an example of visionary leadership in her practice and the community,” said Camille Townsend, president of CABL. “She has displayed an unparalleled commitment to diversity and the community, and we couldn't be more pleased to bestow this honor on her.”

In addition to her honor from CABL, Petty has previously been recognized as one of the Los Angeles Daily Journal's “Top 75 Women Litigators in California” and as one of the San Diego Daily Transcript’s “Top Ten” attorneys in both the labor and employment and business litigation categories. She has been listed in San Diego Super Lawyers every year since its inauguration, and she is also a past recipient of the San Diego Business Journal's "Women Who Mean Business Award." Petty earned both her J.D. (1982) and her A.B. (1979) from Stanford University.

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