On December 8th, 2020, Clifford Law Offices Communications Partner, Pamela Sakowicz Menaker received 2020 Advocate for Diversity Award.
The Advocate for Diversity Award celebrates those individuals who have actively advocated and promoted diversity and inclusion in the legal profession.
In her acceptance speech, she acknowledged Bob Clifford, whose unwavering support of her efforts in supporting diversity in the profession is unsurpassed.
“I am humbled by this award, but it also gives me great pride to be a part of the Diversity Scholarship Foundation and the work that it does,” Menaker said. “Through the mentoring of my boss of 30 years, Bob Clifford, all of us at Clifford Law Offices are committed to diversity and inclusion in the profession. Bob is an example of how everyone should work to promote diversity in the legal profession. He is a true mentor to all in the profession. All of us can do our part to make a real difference.”
The Diversity Scholarship Foundation is a nonprofit organization, established in 2008, by a group of attorneys and judges committed to the ideal that diverse law student bodies are a means of ensuring further diversification in the legal community. Learn more at https://diversitychicago.org/ and watch the video below.