Greensfelder, Hemker & Gale, P.C., is pleased to announce that Christopher Pickett, an Officer and the firm’s chief diversity officer, is a recipient of the Diversity & Inclusion Award from Missouri Lawyers Media.
Mr. Pickett, who also leads Greensfelder’s Securities & Financial Services industry group, is among 20 attorneys, firms and organizations from around Missouri to be honored with the first-ever awards. The recipients were chosen for their work to significantly advance diversity, inclusion and the dignity of all people in Missouri’s legal profession and in communities in which exceptional legal work impacts justice for all.
Mr. Pickett leads Greensfelder’s efforts to foster an increasingly diverse and inclusive workplace and to recruit and retain diverse talent. He served as chairman of the firm’s Diversity & Inclusion Committee prior to his current role as chief diversity officer. In 2013, he was named a fellow of the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity, participating in a national leadership program for high-performing attorneys with diverse backgrounds. In 2015, he was named one of St. Louis’ most intriguing people to know by Who’s Who, Diversity in St. Louis. In 2016, he received the St. Louis Business Journal Diverse Business Leader Award and in 2017 he was named by St. Louis Small Business Monthly as one of the “100 St. Louisans you should know.” Also last year, Mr. Pickett received the 2017 Excellence in Business Performance Award from the St. Louis American Foundation of the St. Louis American newspaper that serves the St. Louis-area African-American community.
Mr. Pickett received his J.D. from Saint Louis University School of Law and his Bachelor of Arts from St. Louis University.
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About Greensfelder, Hemker & Gale P.C.
Greensfelder, Hemker & Gale, P.C., founded in 1895, is a full-service law firm with offices in St. Louis, Chicago and Belleville, Ill. Greensfelder offers comprehensive legal solutions for clients locally, nationally and internationally. Areas of practice include business services; communications and media; construction; creditors’ rights and bankruptcy; educational, religious and tax-exempt organizations; employee benefits; employment and labor; energy; franchising and distribution; health care; intellectual property; litigation; real estate; securities and financial services; and trusts and estates.