Partner, Chairman of the Executive Committee, Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP


Guy Halgren is a labor and employment lawyer whose leadership of Sheppard Mullin has helped expand the firm around the world. He has been recognized as Law Firm Leader of the Year and an Innovative Managing Partner, as well as a California Super Lawyer. Guy’s leadership has also resulted in innovative diversity practices, such as the creation of a Diversity and Inclusion Strategic Council and hiring a talent officer to oversee recruiting, career development, and diversity. Sheppard Mullin also offers a variety of affinity groups for its employees. 

As part of LCLD's Leaders at the Front initiative, Guy created a Leader's Pledge detailing his personal and organizational commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Read Guy's pledge here

Sheppard Mullin was named an LCLD Top Performer in 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020. 

Joined LCLD 2009 

Highlights of LCLD Participation

Fellows Program
Fellows nominated:
2021: Alejandro Moreno; 2020: Jay Ramsey; 2019: Fatema Merchant; 2018: Marisa B. Miller; 2017: Lai Yip; 2016: Lisa Maria Harris; 2015: Rena Andoh; 2014: Hali Michelle Anderson; 2013: Lauren Thibodeaux; 2012: Edwin Astudillo; 2011: Olivier Franz Theard

1L LCLD Scholars Programs
Scholars hosted:
2021: Willa Sharpe, Bailey Jenks; 2020: Omar Hersi, Chidima Osuchukwu; 2019: Kunchok Dolma; 2018: Katherine Anne Boy Skipsey, Joel Gonzalez; 2017: Tyler Bittner, Lear Jiang; 2016: Mary Griffin; 2015: Alexander K. Robinson

Success in Law School Mentoring Program
Mentors provided: 2019, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012

Annual Meeting (2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014)

Member: Guy Halgren

Diversity Professionals: Dianne Smith, Carol Ross-Burnett, Lois Durant, Rena Andoh

Communications: Vickie Spang