Chris Pickett earns St. Louis Business Journal Diverse Business Leaders Award

August 8, 2016

Chris PickettGreensfelder Chief Diversity Officer Christopher A. Pickett has been selected among the St. Louis Business Journal’s Diverse Business Leaders for 2016.

Pickett was one of 20 award winners chosen from among more than 100 nominees, according to the Business Journal. The awards promote diversity in race, sexual orientation and disability and are intended to honor those who have “showcased their dedication to growing their companies and communities.”

Pickett will be honored at a Sept. 9 luncheon in St. Louis. More information on the Diverse Business Leaders awards and event is available here

Pickett is an integral leader within the firm’s litigation team and its diversity and inclusion initiatives. At the beginning of 2016, he was named the firm’s chief diversity officer, leading efforts to foster an increasingly diverse and inclusive workplace and to recruit and retain diverse talent. In addition, he maintains an active litigation practice, serving as leader of the firm’s Securities & Financial Services industry group and co-leader of the Trade Secrets/Restrictive Covenants group. 

Since joining Greensfelder in 2012, Pickett helped lead diversity initiatives as chairman of the firm’s Diversity & Inclusion Committee. In 2013, he was named as a Leadership Council on Legal Diversity fellow, participating in a national leadership program for high-performing attorneys from diverse backgrounds. Since graduating from the Fellows Program, he continues to work on behalf of LCLD through the Fellows alumni group by providing mentoring to law students and junior associates and serving on Fellows alumni committees.

For more information on Greensfelder's diversity and inclusion initiatives, please see our Diversity page.