California Employment Lawyers Association (CELA) Joe Posner Award
In October 2022, the California Employment Lawyers Association awarded Genie Harrison the organization’s highest honor, the Joe Posner Award.
CELA established the Joe Posner Award in honor of CELA co-founder Joe Posner. This award is given each year to that individual who has best demonstrated one or more of Joe’s inspiring qualities. The qualities we believe best represent Joe include:
• Tireless commitment to the betterment of the plight of workers and the expansion of the their rights
• Selfless services to the employee rights’ community
• Promotion of collegiality amongst the employment bar
• Unwavering efforts to further the education of his/her colleagues, opposing counsel and the judiciary
CELA is a statewide organization of over 1,200 California attorneys who devote the major portion of their practices to representing employees in individual employment cases and class actions, including cases involving unpaid wages, discrimination, harassment, retaliation, and whistleblowing.