Cincinnati, OH, August 27, 2008 --(PR.com
)-- Three attorneys from Cincinnati’s largest minority-owned law firm, Furnier Simmonds LLC, have joined Gonzalez Saggio & Harlan LLP, one of the nation’s largest minority-owned law firms.
Attorneys Robert Furnier, Rasheed Simmonds and Mary Foster have joined the Cincinnati Office of Gonzalez Saggio & Harlan. They are based in the firm’s office at One Financial Way in Cincinnati. Robert Furnier joins the firm’s Litigation Group, while Rasheed Simmonds and Mary Foster join the Litigation and Employment Groups.
“As corporations and public entities strive to be more inclusive of minority and women-owned law firms for outside counsel, we have fostered a niche market for providing high quality services to our clients, while assisting them in meeting diversity initiatives and goals they may have. Also, considering the formidable capabilities of Attorneys Furnier, Simmonds, and Foster, it was only natural to invite them to become part of our team,” said Managing Partner, Jerry Gonzalez.
“We have been watching the firm of Gonzalez Saggio & Harlan grow throughout the years. They have built a successful firm, providing exceptional services for their clients. My colleagues and I are happy to be part of such a dedicated team of individuals,” expressed Robert Furnier.
Gonzalez Saggio & Harlan LLP has more than 75 attorneys in nine offices located in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Nevada, New York, Ohio, Washington D.C., and Wisconsin. The firm was named a "Go-To Law Firm" by General Counsel of five Fortune 500 Corporations and also designated as an "Outside Advantage Law Firm" by several Fortune 250 General Counsel, as published in Corporate Counsel magazine. Gonzalez Saggio & Harlan is also a Corporate Plus Member of the National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC), which recognizes certified minority businesses with nationwide proven capability. The firm has served as local, regional, and national counsel to its clients in a variety of practice areas, including litigation, employment, transactional, energy and regulatory, and environmental law. The firm holds the highest rating possible through Martindale Hubbell -- an “AV” rating. For additional information, please visit www.gshllp.com.