Texas Lawyer Features Gardere Attorney Fred Sultan on the Cover

01 October 2017 News

Co-Founder of Austin’s LGBT Bar Association Discusses State Bar Demographic Data in Texas

Gardere litigation attorney Frederick W. Sultan IV is featured on the October cover of Texas Lawyer magazine, as well as in two articles discussing the LGBT bar in Texas. He spoke with the publication about topics affecting LGBT lawyers practicing in Texas, including the collection of demographic data and the impact of the LGBT Bar Association. 

“There is no nondiscrimination employment protection for LGBTQ attorneys at the statewide or nationwide level, so they may not feel protected in an environment not welcoming to them. I have been an ‘out’ LGBT attorney for a long enough time, with a wonderful, supportive law firm. My prior law firm was also very supportive, and that made me feel comfortable and made my colleagues comfortable. But in the past, I have known attorneys who have not worked in that type of environment and have not been comfortable,” says Sultan in his Q&A. 

Sultan is a senior litigation attorney based out of Gardere’s Austin office who helps individuals and businesses throughout Texas and the U.S. with commercial litigation and appeals involving a broad range of business disputes, including employment, contract, business tort and trade secret-related claims. He is the co-founder of the Austin LGBT Bar Association. 

Subscribers can view Sultan’s Q&A here, and can learn more about state bar demographic data here


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