Andrews Kurth Partner and Chief Diversity Officer, Elizabeth A. Campbell, has been named to the Executive Women's Partnership Committee of the Greater Houston Partnership.



[USPRwire, Thu Nov 15 2007] Andrews Kurth Partner and Chief Diversity Officer, Elizabeth A. Campbell, has been named to the Executive Women's Partnership Committee of the Greater Houston Partnership. The Committee works with the organization’s executive team to craft the strategies and policies that shape Houston’s future. The group is comprised of more than 70 members from the region’s leading energy companies, financial institutions, health care providers, professional service firms and other corporate entities.

“Participation on the Executive Women's Partnership presents an outstanding opportunity for me to learn more about the area’s resources and needs,” said Campbell. “I also hope to contribute my insights based upon my experience working with businesses to help them accomplish their strategic goals, especially in the area of diversity and inclusion.”

Campbell has more than 25 years of experience in administrative and employment litigation both in law firm and in-house counsel settings and has led human resources, employment relations and diversity strategies at large corporations. Before joining Andrews Kurth in February 2007, Campbell served as Vice President of Employment Relations and Corporate Diversity Officer for the ARAMARK Corporation in Philadelphia.

“The Greater Houston Partnership applauds the selection of Elizabeth Campbell to serve on our Executive Women’s Partnership Committee,” said Susan Asimakis, senior vice president of Member Services for the Partnership. “Elizabeth will be a tremendous asset to the committee, whose mission it is to provide the senior executive women of our region with the opportunity to address business issues and interests. The committee also is a great conduit for the leaders of today and tomorrow to learn from each other and exchange ideas that will positively impact the region’s future economic prosperity.”

As Chief Diversity Officer, Campbell devotes her efforts full time to overseeing the diversity and inclusion strategies of Andrews Kurth. She earned her law degree in 1978 from The University of Michigan Law School in Ann Arbor, Michigan, and her B.A. in 1975 from The American University in Washington, D.C.

About The Greater Houston Partnership
The Greater Houston Partnership is the primary advocate of the Houston-area business community and is dedicated to building regional economic prosperity. It represents 10 counties: Austin, Brazoria, Chambers, Fort Bend, Galveston, Harris, Liberty, Montgomery, San Jacinto and Waller. With more than 2,000 Member organizations, the Partnership represents approximately one fourth of the region’s work force. Visit the Greater Houston Partnership on the World Wide Web at houston.org.

About Andrews Kurth
For more than a century, Andrews Kurth LLP has built its practice on the belief that “straight talk is good business.” Real answers, clear vision and mutual respect define the firm’s relationships with clients, colleagues, communities and employees. With more than 400 lawyers and offices in Austin, Beijing, Dallas, Houston, London, Los Angeles, New York, The Woodlands and Washington, DC, Andrews Kurth represents a wide array of clients in all areas of business law. For more information about Andrews Kurth, please visit andrewskurth.com.

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