Hinshaw Partner Connie Montoya Elected to the Board of the LGBT Bar Association of Greater New York

October 31, 2017

Connie Montoya —a New York-based partner and member of Hinshaw's Diversity Committee—was recently elected to the board of the LGBT Bar Association of Greater New York (LeGaL), effective January 1, 2018. One of the nation's first LGBT bar associations, LeGaL is also one the largest and most active organizations of its kind in the country. LeGaL is dedicated to improving the administration of the law, ensuring full equality for members of the LGBT community, promoting the expertise and advancement of LGBT legal professionals and serving the larger community.

Montoya is a longstanding member of Hinshaw's LGBTQ Affinity Group, which she leads in New York. She also serves as a trainer for the firm's LGBTQ Harassment Prevention Training Program. "I am thrilled and honored to serve on LeGaL's board, and look forward to working with my fellow board colleagues to help advance the interests of our membership," said Montoya.

Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP is a U.S. based law firm with offices in 11 states and London. The firm's national reputation spans the insurance industry, the professional services sector—including representation of law firms and lawyers—and other highly regulated industries, such as banking and finance and the debt collection sector. Hinshaw also provides a series of closely coordinated litigation, business advisory and transactional services to clients of all sizes as well as governmental and public sector entities.