4.26.16

Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete, LLP is pleased to announce that named partner Donald S. Prophete has been selected for membership on the Executive Leadership Council (ELC).

The Executive Leadership Council is a distinguished, multi-generational membership organization that supports black business leaders throughout the life cycles of their careers. Members of the Executive Leadership Council are current and former black CEOs, board members and senior executives at Fortune 1000 and Global 500 companies, and entrepreneurs at top-tier firms. Through various programs and initiatives, the ELC is dedicated to furthering the role and contributions of black executives, as well as preparing the next generation of corporate leaders through a series of programs, events and philanthropic endeavors.

“I am proud to congratulate Don on this noteworthy achievement,” said Neil H. Wasser, chair of Constangy’s executive committee. “Not only is he a talented lawyer and business developer, he is a leader committed to the advancement of inclusiveness and diversity. His insights and experience have been key components in our firm’s growth over the past year.”     

Prophete joined Constangy’s Kansas City office as a named partner in March of 2015. He has served as lead trial counsel in all types of employment disputes in federal and state courts, including post-decertification wage and hour jury trials for major national employers. He also consistently represents employers in suits involving race, sex, age, and disability discrimination; the Family and Medical Leave Act; the Fair Labor Standards Act; and related common law claims.

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About Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete, LLP:

Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete, LLP offers a wider lens on workplace law. We have counseled employers exclusively since 1946. With offices in 16 states, we are one of the largest labor and employment law practices in the U.S. Constangy holds a national Tier 1 ranking from the U.S. News & World Report/Best Lawyers Best Law Firms survey, and has been called a “go to” law firm by Corporate Counsel and Fortune magazine. Many of our more than 160 attorneys have been recognized by leading authorities such as Chambers & Partners, Best Lawyers in America and Martindale Hubbell. Find out more about us online at www.constangy.com or follow us on Twitter @ConstangyLaw.

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