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23 March 2017

Effective March 1, 2017  Procopio (USA-San Diego) is pleased to announce that Marie Burke Kenny, team leader for the Labor and Employment practice, has been elected to the firm’s Management Committee.[caption id="attachment_4231" align="alignleft" width="150"] Marie Burke Kenny[/caption]“We are proud to welcome an outstanding leader to the Management Committee, where we know Marie will provide innovative ideas for the future vision of the firm,” said Tom Turner, Procopio’s Managing Partner. “We are thrilled that Marie has agreed to take on this expanded role in addition to continuing to lead our very successful Labor and Employment team.  Marie is held in the highest regard, both inside and outside of the firm, and we look forward to her strategic contributions in the coming years.”At Procopio, Marie has been instrumental in leading the Labor and Employment practice group in high stakes complex class actions, and will also continue to provide leadership to the firm’s Women’s Initiative.  Said Marie, “I am excited to join the Management Committee and look forward to contributing in a significant way to the future vision of the firm.  Procopio has achieved year-over-year growth over the last decade, and equally important, we have made purposeful investments in improving our diversity efforts by focusing on recruitment, advancement and retention.  In addition to adding 6 new women partners over the last two years, over 30% of our attorneys are diverse.  I look forward to joining a great team of leaders as Procopio continues to invest in our clients, our people and our community.”Marie will continue to provide Labor and Employment counsel to some of the most successful companies in the Western Region in a wide range of industries including technology, hotel and leisure, communications and retail. Marie has been named as one of the Top 100 Women Lawyers in California by the Daily Journal and is recognized as a Super Lawyer in San Diego. Under Marie’s leadership, Procopio’s Labor and Employment practice has been awarded a Tier 1 Ranking for Employment Law - Management by U.S. News & World Report.

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