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February 2020

Gordon & Rees Partner Leon Silver Honored at National Take the Lead Conference

Gordon Rees Scully Mansukhani Phoenix Managing Partner, Leon Silver, will be honored at the 2020 Take the Lead "Power Up" Conference, a national women’s leadership training event. The conference will be held February 28 and 29 in Scottsdale, Arizona.

The “Power Up” conference will feature speakers, panel discussions, and an audience of multicultural women who have roles in professional and civic organizations. Silver will be honored during the keynote panel which includes Phoenix Mayor Kate Gallego, Tucson Mayor Regina Romero, and Flagstaff Mayor Coral Evans.

Silver has demonstrated his commitment to diversity and inclusion not only through his recruitment practices, but also through his volunteer efforts. Under his leadership, the Phoenix office of Gordon Rees Scully Mansukhani has grown into one of the most diverse and gender equal offices in the firm. Silver currently serves on the board of directors of Take the Lead, is the founder of the Liberty Project, a reproductive rights think tank at the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at ASU, is a former board chair and trustee of Planned Parenthood Arizona, and former board member of the YWCA of Greater Phoenix. He has been honored by the latter two organizations with their respective life-time achievement honors; The Peggy Goldwater Award and the Tribute to Leadership Award.

For more information on Silver's history and committment to gender equity work, please click here.

Leon B. Silver