Marissa Vitolo Selected for Anti-Defamation League's 2022-2023 Glass Leadership Institute

Date   Oct 17, 2022

HARTFORD – FordHarrison LLP, one of the country’s largest management-side labor and employment law firms, is pleased to announce that Marissa Vitolo, Counsel in the firm’s Hartford office, has been selected to participate in the Anti-Defamation League’s 2022-2023 Glass Leadership Institute (“GLI”).  The GLI is a nationally recognized leadership development program created to provide young professionals with the knowledge, skills and resources to become effective community leaders. GLI participants engage in monthly interactive sessions that revolved around the ADL’s various initiatives and work including combating anti-Semitism and anti-bias trainings in school and communities. Participants are chosen based on their demonstrated leadership qualities as well as their interest in social and political justice and civil rights issues.

“It is an honor to be accepted into the ADL’s Glass Leadership Institute,” said Marissa. “Their mission to create respectful, inclusive, and civil environments and to secure justice and fair treatment for all is honorable work, and I am excited to join their program in New England.”

Marissa concentrates her practice on the representation of management clients facing employment law or labor relations challenges. Her employment law experience ranges from arguing motions and discovery disputes to preparing witnesses to provide testimony, however her practice is not limited to employment law. Marissa also has first-hand experience representing clients in arbitrations against unions for grievances and disciplinary matters.

More information about the GLI can be found here:

About Anti-Defamation League
Established over 20 years ago, The Glass Leadership Institute (GLI) is the cornerstone leadership development program at ADL. GLI empowers young adults to fight hatred and bigotry in their own communities, and provides unique opportunities to explore ADL’s core mission, “to stop the defamation of the Jewish people and secure justice and fair treatment to all.” The GLI program is active in 24 cities across the U.S. Each local cohort brings together young adults interested in learning about effective advocacy and leadership in pursuit of ADL’s mission.