Mason Receives ADL Daniel R. Ginsberg Leadership Award

22 March 2011 News

Jessica Glatzer Mason, a labor and employment associate in the Houston office of Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP, has been named a recipient of the Anti-Defamation League's prestigious Daniel R. Ginsberg Leadership Award for her leadership, dedication and commitment to the ADL's goals.

Ms. Mason will receive the Daniel R. Ginsberg Leadership Award at the National Leadership Conference dinner in Washington, D.C., on April 3, 2011.  The Daniel R. Ginsberg Award is given each year to one or more outstanding candidates who have demonstrated a working commitment to furthering the organization's mission on a national level.

Ms. Mason has been an active member of the ADL for many years, and has held several leadership positions, including serving on the executive committee of the board of directors of the Southwest region and as co-chair of its civil rights committee. She is currently focused on developing a formal young leadership development committee.

"I am truly honored to receive the Daniel R. Ginsberg Leadership Award from the ADL," Ms. Mason said. "The ADL works each day to stop hate and secure civil rights for everyone in our community, and to make our schools a safe and inclusive place for all students. I am grateful for the opportunity to be a part of these efforts."

"We have an honored tradition of encouraging our attorneys not only to be leaders in the Firm, but also in the community and the justice system," said Steve Good, Gardere's managing partner. "Jessica is a prime example of how Gardere's attorneys have a great impact on the world around them."

Ms. Mason's past honors include being named a 2010 Rising Star. In addition to her work with the ADL, she is a member of the Houston Bar Association, Houston Young Lawyers Association and the Labor & Employment Section of the Texas Bar Association.