Taylor English Duma's Glianny Fagundo Named to Lawyers of Color's 2014 Hot List

July 7, 2014

Taylor English Duma LLP is pleased to announce that Glianny Fagundo has been named to Lawyers of Color’s Second Annual Hot List. The list recognizes early- to mid-career minority attorneys working as in-house counsel, government attorneys and law firm associates and partners. Honorees will be profiled in Lawyers of Color’s Hot List 2014 issue in July. At Taylor English, Fagundo focuses her practice on high-stakes employment cases such as multi-party discrimination actions, collective FLSA/wage and hour suits, and restrictive covenants. She also represents clients on business-oriented matters, including contract disputes, negligence, defamation, fraud, insurance, professional liability, premises liability, and products liability. Fagundo is a Georgia Registered Mediator and Arbitrator. The honorees were chosen through a two-pronged process. Research done by the selection committee involved identifying candidates through bar association publications and legal blogs. Also, nominations from mentors, peers, and colleagues were accepted. The selection committee made editorial picks of attorneys who had noteworthy accomplishments, especially those active in legal pipeline initiatives. In addition to practicing law, Fagundo works with a number of local community and professional business and Hispanic groups to educate members on their legal rights and duties.  In addition to teaching classes for immigrants on U.S. law, Fagundo has been interviewed by a variety of television and radio shows, including Univision 34 and NPR, and is a frequent speaker for local and national organizations, including the Hispanic National Bar Association and the Latin American Chamber of Commerce. Fagundo currently serves as Chair of the Georgia Hispanic Bar Association. About Lawyers of Color Lawyers of Color (LOC) was initially founded as On Being a Black Lawyer but now also produces publications for lawyers of South Asian America, Pacific Asian American, Hispanic, and Native American heritage. LOC has been recognized by the American Bar Association, National Black Law Students Association, and National Association of Black Journalists. They provide research, career development, and brand marketing opportunities for minority attorneys.

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