Earsa Jackson to be Honored as a Diversity and Inclusion Champion by Texas Lawyers for Professional Excellence in 2019
Congratulations to Earsa Jackson, Member in Clark Hill Strasburger's Dallas office and Chair of the firm's Diversity Committee, for being honored as a Diversity and Inclusion Champion by Texas Lawyers for Professional Excellence in 2019. This award recognizes Earsa for making her mark on the legal profession in the Lone Star State and beyond. She will be honored in the Texas Lawyer magazine in September 2019. An awards ceremony will highlight the achievements of Earsa and other honorees on September 18, 2019 at the Belo Mansion in Dallas.
“As our firm continues to expand, I am truly grateful to be able to collaborate with someone like Earsa Jackson. She is not only an incredible attorney, but she is a strong thoughtful leader around the crucial issues of diversity and inclusion," said Reginald Turner, member of Clark Hill’s Executive Committee and former Clark Hill Diversity Chair. “Our industry is increasingly challenged by clients to have diverse lawyers included in handling their legal matters, and Earsa is leading our efforts to ensure that we can present experienced, diligent and diverse teams across our growing national footprint.”
A Certified Franchise Executive with more than 20 years of franchise law experience, Earsa serves as Chair of Clark Hill Strasburger's Franchise & Distribution team as well as its Diversity Committee. Earsa has written and spoken extensively on franchise issues and is a former Director of the Litigation and Dispute Resolution Division for the American Bar Association Forum on Franchising. Earsa has published several articles and presented seminars on franchisor’s legal issues and diversity best practices throughout her career. She handles franchise structuring, disclosure and state registration matters for a number of franchise systems across the country. Earsa also leads in representing clients in business and commercial, False Claims Act, business torts, trademark infringement, trade secrets, contract disputes and probate litigation matters.
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