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Jennings Strouss Attorney Julia S. Acken Appointed Chair of the Recruiting Committee

January 31, 2021

Phoenix, Arizona

Phoenix, AZ (February 1, 2021) – 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 Recruiting Committee.

“I am excited and honored to step into this position,” stated Acken, also Chair of the Firm’s Diversity and Inclusion Committee. “I look forward to integrating my two chair roles to best promote the Firm’s mission and culture.”

In addition to her new role as Chair of the Recruiting Committee, Acken is also Chair of the Firm’s Diversity and Inclusion Committee where she presides over a team that engages personnel in conversations and trainings about diversity and inclusion, as well as developing policies and practices to recruit, support, promote, and retain personnel with diverse experiences and attributes to further Jennings Strouss’ culture of acceptance, promoting excellence, achievement, and advancement of all individuals. In her practice, Acken focuses on labor and employment law.  She has defended and advised numerous companies in gender, race and disability discrimination matters in state and federal court.

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 is 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; mergers and acquisitions; professional liability defense; real estate; surety and fidelity; and tax.

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