Milwaukee, WI, June 04, 2010 --(PR.com
)-- The National Association of Minority and Women Owned Law Firms (NAMWOLF) is pleased to announce the renewal of Jonson Controls, Inc. (NYSE: JCI) as a Silver Level Financial Contributor for 2010. Johnson Controls, a global diversified company in the building and automotive industries, has been a Financial Contributor of NAMWOLF since 2004.
“With the contribution of businesses such as Johnson Controls, Inc. our association is able to continue its work in bringing diversity to corporations through the utilization of minority and women owned law firms,” Yolanda Coly, Managing Director of NAMWOLF said.
"Johnson Controls has a proud history of supporting female and minority owned businesses," commented Jerome Okarma, vice president, secretary and general counsel, Johnson Controls. “Our contribution to the National Association of Minority and Women Owned Law Firms exemplifies this core value of the company.”
NAMWOLF’s 2010 Annual Meeting will be held October 4-6, 2010 in Washington, DC at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center. The event hosts a law firm expo, a vendor expo, an awards gala, and education and networking opportunities for NAMWOLF Law Firm Members and In-House Counsel from corporations and public entities. For more information on this event, please visit www.namwolf.org or call 414-277-1139.
The National Association of Minority & Women Owned Law Firms (www.namwolf.org) was founded in June 2001. Headquartered in Milwaukee, NAMWOLF is a national trade association comprised of minority and women-owned law firms who exhibit excellence in the legal profession. The primary aim of the organization is to advocate for the increased utilization of minority and women-owned law firms by major corporations and public entities throughout the United States.
About Johnson Controls
Johnson Controls is a global diversified technology and industrial leader serving customers in over 150 countries. Our 130,000 employees create quality products, services and solutions to optimize energy and operational efficiencies of buildings; lead-acid automotive batteries and advanced batteries for hybrid and electric vehicles; and interior systems for automobiles. Our commitment to sustainability dates back to our roots in 1885, with the invention of the first electric room thermostat. Through our growth strategies and by increasing market share we are committed to delivering value to shareholders and making our customers successful.