COLUMBUS, Ohio – Steptoe & Johnson PLLC attorney Michael E. Flowers is the recipient of Diversity in Business award presented by the publishers of Columbus Business First. Flowers was named Outstanding Diversity Champion which recognizes individuals “who have shown outstanding initiative to promote diversity and inclusion either in the organization or community, making a positive difference in others’ lives through contributions to social justice, equality and diversity.” Flowers and other award recipients will be honored at the 2018 Diversity in Business Awards on August 9.
Flowers’ legal practice focuses on business, real estate, and corporate finance law. He joined the firm in 2016 after serving as chief legal counsel for a multi-state real estate development company. Flowers models servant leadership with his involvement in many organizations that serve Columbus and the entire state of Ohio. He recently completed 12 years of service as a member of the Columbus State Community College Board. He has been appointed by Ohio Governor John Kasich as a member of the Minority Development Financing Advisory Board and was also appointed to the Small Business Advisory Council by Ohio Lt. Governor Mary Taylor.
On the national level, Flowers is a former member of the Board of Governors of the 400,000 member American Bar Association and a former Chair of the ABA’s Section of Business Law.
He earned his law degree from The Moritz College of Law at The Ohio State University and his Bachelor’s degree from Bucknell University, of which he is now a member of the Board of Trustees. He completed the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth Minority Business Executive Program.
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