Hahn Loeser & Parks LLP is proud to announce that four of its San Diego Litigation partners, Michael J. Gleason, Gabe P. Wright, James E. Heffner, and Brent M. Douglas, have been recognized with the Patriotic Employer Award by the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR). The accolade is a testament to unwavering commitment to supporting the men and women serving in the military, exemplified by their support of associate attorney John D. Drdek‘s Navy Reserve Annual Training duty.
Drdek presented award certificates and lapel pins to Gleason, Wright, Heffner and Douglas during a Boss’s Day luncheon at Hahn Loeser’s San Diego office.
ESGR, a Department of Defense program, seeks to foster a culture where American employers support and value the military service of their employees. The Patriotic Employer Award is presented to employers who go above and beyond in assisting their Reserve and National Guard employees, ensuring that they can fulfill their military commitments while maintaining their civilian careers.
Gleason, Partner-in-Charge at Hahn Loeser’s San Diego office, expressed his gratitude for the recognition, stating, “We are deeply honored to receive the Patriotic Employer Award from ESGR. At Hahn Loeser, we recognize the importance of supporting our military personnel, and it is a privilege to stand behind individuals like John, who serve our country with dedication and honor.”
Wright, a member of the firm’s Board of Directors and Chair of Hahn Loeser’s San Diego Litigation Practice Group, emphasized the firm’s commitment to its employees, saying, “Our commitment to supporting our associates in their military duties is ingrained in our culture. We are proud to provide the flexibility and encouragement needed to accommodate their service to our nation.”
Heffner and Douglas, also Partners at Hahn Loeser, echoed these sentiments, emphasizing the importance of upholding patriotic values in the workplace.
The Patriotic Employer Award is a reflection of Hahn Loeser’s dedication to the principles of duty, honor, and service. The firm remains committed to its ongoing support of employees like John Drdek, who exemplify these values through their military service.