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The greatest reward Tucker Ellis has ever received is knowing that it has advanced equity and inclusion in the legal profession. While we don’t measure ourselves by awards, the recognition we receive helps us to communicate our message to the greater legal community.


  • 2021 American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) Pro Bono Champions Award
  • 40 Best LGBTQ+ Lawyers Under 40 – Class of 2020 (awarded to Chad Eggspuehler by The LGBT Bar)
  • NSMBA 2019 Trailblazer Award (awarded to Sanford Watson by the Norman S. Minor Bar Association)
  • 2018 C|M|Law BLSA Honoree (awarded to Sanford Watson by the Cleveland-Marshall College of Law Chapter of Black Law Students Association)
  • Defense Research Institute’s (DRI) Law Firm Diversity Award (2017)
  • Norman S. Minor Bar Association's Community Partner of the Year Award (2017)
  • Greater Cleveland Partnership’s Inclusion Commission 50 (2015, 2014, 2012)
  • Outstanding Program Award (presented to the Louis Stokes Scholars Program by the Ohio State Bar Foundation) (2014)
  • CMBA Inclusion Innovation Award (presented to Sanford Watson by the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association’s Diversity & Inclusion Conference) (2014)
  • Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association’s Diversity Circle Trailblazer Award (2012)
  • Pillar Partnership Spotlight inaugural award from the Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce in recognition of programs for students in the Los Angeles Unified School District (2010)

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