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Jennings Strouss Attorney Julia S. Acken Appointed Chair of the Firm’s Diversity and Inclusion Committee

August 6, 2019

Phoenix, AZ

Phoenix, AZ (August 6, 2019) – Jennings, Strouss & Salmon, P.L.C., a leading Phoenix-based law firm, is pleased to announce that Julia S. Acken has been appointed Chair of the firm’s Diversity and Inclusion Committee. 

“It is an honor to be appointed to the firm’s Diversity and Inclusion Committee,” states Acken, Member in the firm’s labor and employment law department. “I look forward to continuing Jennings Strouss’ commitment to diversity and inclusion through support of like-minded organizations, education, and events that promote awareness.”

Acken concentrates her practice in both labor and employment law and adoption law. She has defended numerous companies in gender, race, and disability cases in state and federal court and provides training to supervisors, human resources professionals, and employees regarding common compliance issues. Acken also has wide-ranging experience representing families throughout the adoption process. Acken also serves on the Board of Directors for the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central and Northern Arizona.

About Jennings, Strouss & Salmon, PLC

For over 75 years, Jennings Strouss has been dedicated to providing clients with strategic legal guidance to help them seize every opportunity. The firm is well-known for its rich heritage, commitment to community, and long-lasting relationships. We have a deep understanding of business and law. When you work with us, you’ll have a team of legal experts who are dedicated to your vision of success.

Through our offices in Phoenix, Peoria, and Tucson, Arizona, and Washington, D.C., we leverage resources both regionally and nationally to serve our expanding client base. Jennings Strouss is deeply rooted in each of our locations’ legal and business communities, and especially instrumental in helping shape the dynamic growth of Arizona and many of its institutions. The firm promotes a pragmatic, results-oriented approach, coupled with a healthy, well-managed, and friendly atmosphere of collaboration.

Our primary areas of practice include advertising and media law; agribusiness; automobile dealership law; bankruptcy, restructuring, and creditors’ rights; construction; corporate and securities; eminent domain and condemnation; employee benefits and pensions; energy; estate planning and probate; family law and domestic relations; finance; healthcare; insurance defense; intellectual property; labor and employment; legal ethics; litigation; medical malpractice; professional liability defense; real estate; surety and fidelity; and tax.

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