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Janet Hendrick, a partner in the Dallas office of national labor and employment law firm Fisher Phillips has been named as one of Dallas’ Top 50 Women in Law by the National Diversity Council, a definitive list of female executives, influencers and achievers impacting the legal community. The National Diversity Council will honor all awardees during Dallas Legal Diversity Week November 7-9, 2017.

 Hendrick is an experienced employment litigator and advisor who regularly represents employers in state and federal court to defend against varied employment-related claims. She is a sought-after speaker and author on topics including diversity in the legal profession, evolving workplace protections of LGBT employees, and workplace accommodations and leave management.

?Selection was based on the following criteria:

·       Receives a high degree of peer recognition for leadership excellence and professional expertise

·       Exemplifies a noteworthy commitment to fairness, equity and justice in client representation and professional collaborations

·       Maintains a superior level of integrity and dignity across the full spectrum of legal dealings and responsibilities

·       Demonstrates commitment to helping other women succeed

Deeply committed to the advancement of women in the legal profession, Hendrick brings her passion to the firm’s Women’s Initiative and Leadership Council, and is an active member of the National Association of Women Lawyers and the Dallas Women Lawyers Association. She is also a member of the firm’s Associate Development and Retention Committee and the labor and employment law sections of the American Bar Association, the State Bar of Texas, and the Dallas Bar Association.

“We are so proud that Janet was chosen to be part of this elite group,” said Michael V. Abcarian, managing partner of the Fisher Phillips’ Dallas office. “Her contributions to firm clients and development of our Dallas office have been both exceptional and invaluable. Janet’s recognition as one of Dallas’ Top 50 Women in Law is well-deserved."

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