Myra Barsoum Stockett named to 2023 Lawyers of Color Power List
Perez Morris is proud to announce that Myra Barsoum Stockett, Managing Attorney of the firm’s Cleveland office, has been named to the Lawyers of Color Power List 2023. This list honors the most influential attorneys in the nation, including law firm executive and management committee members, managing partners, general counsel, and law school deans. Myra has demonstrated continued leadership in the legal profession and in her community throughout her career.
Myra, who is a first-generation Coptic Egyptian, was born to immigrant parents who left their homeland due to persistent persecution against the native Copts. She is a member of the Coptic Orthodox Egyptian community; and serves on the Board of Directors of her church, St. Peter and St. George Coptic Orthodox Church in Cleveland, Ohio. Myra also serves on the Board of the Case Western Reserve University Law School Alumni Association, and previously served as General Counsel for a privately owned physician recruiting company. Myra’s unique background and perspective has been an invaluable asset to Perez Morris. She has proven to be a remarkable leader and mentor, guiding her team to success while advocating for her clients. Myra’s practice focuses on workers’ compensation, labor and employment law, and insurance coverage matters.
Lawyers of Color promotes diversity in the legal profession and advances democracy and equality in marginalized communities. The organization, which is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year, hosts conferences and events, produces publications, and conducts research and studies regarding the intersection of the legal profession and social justice.