Dorsey Names Partner Rebecca Bernhard as New Firm-wide Diversity Co-Chair

MINNEAPOLIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–International law firm Dorsey & Whitney LLP announced today that
Minneapolis-based Labor & Employment Partner Rebecca Bernhard will serve
as the Firm’s new Diversity Co-Chair. Along with Dorsey Partner Cornell
Leverette Moore, the Firm’s other Diversity Co-Chair, Ms. Bernhard will
oversee the Firm’s efforts to promote diversity and inclusion in its
lawyers and staff around the world.


Ms. Bernhard’s legal practice at Dorsey spans traditional labor and
employment, immigration, and federal contract compliance and audits.
Prior to joining the Firm, she served as Senior Vice President of Human
Resources and Associate General Counsel at one of the nation’s largest
student loan guarantors. She is a frequent author and speaker on labor
and employment topics confronting HR professionals, including legal
issues related to talent management, succession planning, and
compliance. Ms. Bernhard has a B.S.S. degree from San Francisco State
University and a juris doctor degree from the University of Minnesota
Law School.

“We are committed to strengthening our workplace and optimizing our
client service mission by promoting diversity and inclusion,” noted Ken
Cutler, Managing Partner of Dorsey & Whitney. “I am delighted that
Rebecca Bernhard has agreed to take on this leadership role. She will
bring tremendous talent and energy to the Diversity Co-Chair position.”

“I am honored to accept this important leadership role,” added Ms.
Bernhard. “One of the reasons I joined Dorsey is because diversity and
inclusion are core values of the Firm. I look forward to working with
Cornell and our Diversity Partners in our offices around the globe to
continue our progress toward our diversity and inclusion goals.”

About Dorsey & Whitney LLP
Clients have relied on Dorsey
since 1912 as a valued business partner. With locations across the
United States and in Canada, Europe and the Asia-Pacific region, Dorsey
provides an integrated, proactive approach to its clients’ legal and
business needs. Dorsey represents a number of the world’s most
successful companies from a wide range of industries, including leaders
in the banking, energy, food and agribusiness, health care, mining and
natural resources, and public-private project development sectors, as
well as major non-profit and government entities.

Contacts

Dorsey & Whitney LLP
Jeri Longtin-Kloss, +1 612-492-5315
longtin.kloss.jeri@dorsey.com