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Cersonsky, Rosen & García, P.C. is participating in the Minority Opportunities in the Legal Profession (MOILP) 1L Summer Clerkship Program this summer by employing Carlos I. Ruiz as a Clerk at the firm. Carlos is from Venezuela and has a Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry from University of Texas. He has just completed his first year of law school at the University of Houston Law Center and is sure to add a unique perspective to the firm.
The Minority Opportunities in the Legal Profession (MOILP) 1L Summer Clerkship Program is offered through the Houston Bar Association. It provides diverse 1L students an opportunity for clerkship at a law firm, corporate legal department or legal nonprofit organization.
Jacquelyn D. McAnelly, Associate at Cersonsky, Rosen & Garcia, P.C., is wrapping up serving on the Houston Bar Association’s Habitat for Humanity Committee for 2015-2016. The HBA’s partnership with the Houston Habitat for Humanity has resulted in building 19 houses for 79 Houstonians, 52 of which were children. The HBA raised $75,000 in funds for the house and then, over an 8-week period, rallied volunteers in the legal community and friends to help on construction of the house. Jacquelyn D. McAnelly served as build captain for the first weekend of construction with the HBA, and volunteered with other Houston area lawyers putting up siding on the last weekend.
Cersonsky, Rosen & Garcia, P.C. has been recognized by client JPMorgan Chase & Co. for its commitment to promoting and maintaining a culture of diversity and inclusion in the legal profession when it was named as the small firm recipient of the 2015 JPMorgan Chase & Co.’s Joan Guggenheimer Outside Counsel Diversity Champion Award. The award was presented to CRG by Ms. Stacey Friedman, Chase General Counsel on January 13, 2016 at JPMorgan Chase’s Global Legal Town Hall in New York. Accepting the award on behalf of the firm was M. H. “Butch” Cersonsky, Rachel Rodriguez Rosen and Marianne G. Robak.
JPMorgan Chase Bank & Co. acknowledged Cersonsky, Rosen & García, stating: The firm has successfully represented JPMorgan Chase in a number of matters. The firm’s commitment to diversity is evident from both its strong leadership as well as the support provided to its associates to participate in diversity programs and be involved with community engagement. The selection committee was impressed by the feedback from Legal colleagues about the firm’s work quality and results.
JPMorgan Chase has been a client of the firm for more than twenty years in various business and banking matters. CRG is honored to have received this award from such a valued client.
CRG is certified as a Historically Underutilized Business (HUB) by the State of Texas because it is a minority owned firm.