D&I News & Events

An archive of diversity & inclusion news and events

McGuireWoods Sponsors and Attends Corporate Counsel Women of Color (October 4, 2019)

McGuireWoods Sponsors CEO Talent Summit, Partner John Thompson Speaks on D&I Panel (October 2, 2019)

McGuireWoods Plays Significant Role in First African Landing Commemorative Weekend (September 6, 2019)

McGuireWoods, MWC Instrumental in New Law That Protects Veterans in Bankruptcies (August 26, 2019)

McGuireWoods’ LGBTQ Lawyers Network Hosts Legal Clinic at Charlotte Pride Festival (August 22, 2019)

McGuireWoods Sponsors Lavender Law Conference & Career Fair (August 21, 2019)

McGuireWoods Sponsors Raleigh’s Diversity, Equity & Inclusivity Conference (August 20, 2019)

Ava Lias-Booker Named to Savoy's Most Influential Women in Corporate America List (August 12, 2019)

McGuireWoods Sponsors 2019 NC Association of Black Lawyers Conference (August 2, 2019)

McGuireWoods Attends NAWL Annual Meeting and Awards Luncheon (July 30, 2019)

Firm Hosts Participants of ABA Judicial Intern Opportunity Program at D.C. United’s Pride Night (July 19, 2019)

Partner Ava Lias-Booker Speaks on Panel at Verizon’s 4th Annual Legal Diversity & Inclusion Summit (July 17, 2019)

McGuireWoods’ Pittsburgh Office Co-Hosts Stonewall Anniversary Panel Discussion (July 17, 2019)

McGuireWoods Sponsors Ally Award Reception Honoring Diversity & Inclusion (July 16, 2019)

Acclaimed Richmond Commonwealth’s Attorney Michael Herring Joins McGuireWoods as Partner (July 8, 2019)

McGuireWoods Sponsors Women, Diversity & Change Summit (June 14, 2019)

McGuireWoods’ Exelon and McGuireWoods Co-Host LCLD Fellows Event (June 14, 2019)

McGuireWoods’ Caroline Keen Assists Clients at Pro Bono Naturalization Workshop (June 13, 2019)

McGuireWoods a Finalist in Four Categories in Chambers Diversity & Inclusion Awards USA (June 13, 2019)

McGuireWoods’ Becky Diffen and Elizabeth Sieg Named Emerging Leaders by The M&A Advisor (June 12, 2019)

McGuireWoods Co-Sponsors Women in Finance Brunch in New York (June 10, 2019)

McGuireWoods’ Michele Satterlund to Lead Metro Richmond Women’s Bar Association (June 6, 2019)

McGuireWoods Sponsors 4th Annual Executive Women of Color Summit (May 24, 2019)

Jasmine Gardner to Represent McGuireWoods at Community Building Initiative’s Leaders Under 40 (May 23, 2019)

McGuireWoods Participates in Lunch With a Lawyer Mentoring Program (May 23, 2019)

UVA Law’s Jah Akande Receives Award for Advocacy Efforts for People of Color, LGBTQ Rights (May 8, 2019)

McGuireWoods Sponsors Equality Virginia Commonwealth Dinner (April 19, 2019)

McGuireWoods Partners With Transgender Legal Defense and Education Fund Name Change Project (April 12, 2019)

Partner Melissa Martinez Traces Path From Philippines to McGuireWoods for Law360 (April 9, 2019)

McGuireWoods Adds Julie Letwat to Nationally Renowned Healthcare Practice in Chicago (April 9, 2019)

McGuireWoods Sponsors SMU Women in Law Spring Tea (April 5, 2019)

Kenneth Neighbors Brings Deep P3 Experience to McGuireWoods' Public Finance Practice (March 25, 2019)

Minority Corporate Counsel Association Honors Raj Natarajan as 2019 Rainmaker (March 15, 2019)

McGuireWoods Lawyer Pays Tribute to First Female African-American N.C. Chief Justice (March 14, 2019)

McGuireWoods, McGuireWoods Consulting Drive Bill to Protect Veterans in Bankruptcies (March 11, 2019)

Leading the Way: Support of LCLD over the past decade is essential to McGuireWoods’ D&I commitment (March 7, 2019)

McGuireWoods’ Michele Satterlund to Receive Burton Award for Distinguished Legal Writing (March 5, 2019)

McGuireWoods' Angie Zimmern Speaks on Duke Women Law Students Association Panel (February 27, 2019)

Renamed Virginia Courthouse Has Ties to McGuireWoods (February 17, 2019)

McGuireWoods Attends 19th Annual CYOC Career Development Conference in Orlando (February 7-11, 2019)

McGuireWoods Selects Gina LeBlanc, Yoojin Lee for Leadership Council on Legal Diversity Pathfinder Program (February 18, 2019)

Renamed Virginia Courthouse Has Ties to McGuireWoods (February 17, 2019)

McGuireWoods Attends 19th Annual CYOC Career Development Conference in Orlando (February 7-11, 2019)

McGuireWoods Selects Mirlande Telfort for Leadership Council on Legal Diversity Fellows Program (February 8, 2019)

Two McGuireWoods Lawyers Named ‘Most Influential Minority Attorneys’ in Los Angeles (February 8, 2019)

Michele Satterlund Profiled in Corporate Counsel Business Journal (February 8, 2019)

McGuireWoods Leads ‘Lunch and Learn’ at Mid-Atlantic BLSA Regional Convention (February 7, 2019)

McGuireWoods CLDC Alums Attend Welcome Reception (February 6, 2019)

Gagan Gupta and Rakesh Gopalan Speak on Duke Law APALSA Panel (February 4, 2019)

McGuireWoods’ Keisha Coleman Helps Clear School Record of Sixth-Grader Who Didn’t Know Lunch Money Was Counterfeit (February 4, 2019)

McGuireWoods Attends Vanderbilt Law BLSA Student and Alumni Banquet (February 2, 2019)

Michele Satterlund Honored as an Influential Woman of Law in Virginia Lawyers Weekly Inaugural Class (January 24, 2019)

McGuireWoods’ Holly Buckley Named to ‘Most Influential Women in Mid-Market M&A’ List (January 17, 2019)

National Legal Media Cover Addition of Top Life Sciences IP Litigators in McGuireWoods’ NY Office (January 15, 2019)

Maryland Super Lawyers Features Ava Lias-Booker as Baltimore Trailblazer (December 17, 2018)

Associate Jocelyn Mitnaul Mallette Co-Hosts N.C. Governor’s Veterans Day Open House (November 11, 2018)

Jon Harmon Discusses Firm’s Veterans Initiatives in Diversity & The Bar (November 2, 2018)

ALM Honors Jackie Stone With Prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award (August 17, 2018)

Hackett Discusses Advancement of Women, Diverse Lawyers in American Banker (August 10, 2018)

Texas Diversity Council Honors McGuireWoods’ Melissa Hensley With Top Women Lawyers Award (August 7, 2018)

New York Law Journal Names McGuireWoods’ Noreen Kelly a 2018 Distinguished Leader (June 22, 2018)

Corporate Counsel Business Journal Features Healthcare Chair Amber Walsh (April 25, 2018) 

Minority Corporate Counsel Association Honors McGuireWoods’ Joanne Katsantonis as 2018 Rainmaker (March 19, 2018)

African-American Managing Partners Network Honors McGuireWoods Partner Ava Lias-Booker (August 3, 2017)

Working Mother Names McGuireWoods a Best Law Firm for Women (July 31, 2017)



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