NEW YORK, October 21, 2014 – The Canadian Association of Black Lawyers (CABL) has notified Marsha Henry, International Tax Senior at Deloitte Tax LLP, that she will receive the organization’s 2014 Community Service Award. CABL will be presenting the award on November 1, 2014 at its Annual Conference & Gala in Toronto, Ontario.
CABL, formed in March 1996, is a national network of law professionals and individuals committed to reinvesting in the community. CABL's continuing goal is to bring together law professionals and other interested community members from across Canada to cultivate and build a strong network of African-Canadian legal professionals. Its upcoming convention in Toronto is expected to draw lawyers from all over Canada and the U.S. CABL annually honors a lawyer who has made an outstanding contribution to the local or global community.
Ms. Henry received the award for her active involvement and contributions to the National Bar Association, Corporate Counsel Women of Color, Minority Law and Research Institute High School Pipeline program, and the New York State Bar Association. She is also involved in numerous other activities and community organizations focused on improving opportunities for women and youth from disadvantaged communities. Ms. Henry also serves as a mentor to high school, college and law students interested in pursuing careers in tax.
Ms. Henry works in the International Tax Group of Deloitte Tax LLP’s New York office. She works with a team of professionals providing tax advice to multinational corporations involved in complex business transactions both globally and in the U.S., with a particular emphasis on hedge funds, private equity, pharmaceutical, and media and entertainment companies focusing on partnership and corporate tax planning and compliance.
Ms. Henry earned her Bachelor's degree from York University and Law degree from Osgoode Hall Law School, both in Toronto, Ontario. She completed a Master’s degree in Taxation (M. Tax) from the University of Waterloo in Waterloo, Ontario. Marsha is also a recent graduate from the Master of Science in Taxation (MST) program at Fordham Graduate School of Business in New York, NY. She is a licensed attorney in Ontario and New York.
Notable past honoree: The Honourable Mr. Justice Selwyn R. Romilly.
More information about CABL can be found at: http://www.cabl.ca/
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