LOS ANGELES—The Los Angeles Business Journal has selected Carmen Cole, a Principal of Am Law 100 firm Polsinelli, as one of Los Angeles’ Most Influential Minority Attorneys. Cole is included among the prestigious group of diverse attorneys who were chosen based on their contributions in the field, professional achievements, and community involvement.
A high-profile labor and employment attorney, Cole represents several of California’s major employers as well as Fortune 500 companies with global operations. Her prior experience as an in-house human resource professional working on the client side of issues combined with her legal acumen has helped her build a reputation as a “go to” attorney for the resolution of client-specific, one-of-a-kind employment law disputes.
“Carmen is a skilled advocate and a recognized leader in labor and employment,” said Polsinelli Chairman and CEO Chase Simmons. “Her selection by the Los Angeles Business Journal as one of the Most Influential Minority Attorneys in Los Angeles is a testament not only to her ability to provide clients with innovative legal strategies that help them successfully navigate high-risk, complex employment law issues, but also to her commitment to create positive change in the legal sector. We are proud of her achievements and her dedication to diversity and inclusion both within our firm and across the profession.”
Polsinelli is an Am Law 100 firm with more than 825 attorneys in 21 offices. Ranked #30 for Client Service Excellence and #10 for best client relationships among 650 U.S. law firms, Polsinelli was also named among the top 30 best-known firms in the nation. The firm’s attorneys provide value through practical legal counsel infused with business insight, and focus on health care, financial services, real estate, intellectual property, mid-market corporate, labor and employment, and business litigation.