D&I News & Events

An archive of diversity & inclusion news and events

Law360 Features Jonathan Harmon in Law Firm Leaders ‘Diversity Snapshot’ (September 16, 2020)

Crain’s Chicago Business Honors McGuireWoods’ Christina Egan on Notable Women in Law List (September 15, 2020)

McGuireWoods Achieves Mansfield Certification Plus Status (September 15, 2020)

Hispanic Heritage Month Webinar Series (September 18 & October 9, 2020)

Firm Sponsors Raleigh Chamber’s Diversity, Equity & Inclusivity Conference 2020 (September 4, 2020)

Jocelyn Mitnaul Mallette Earns Leader in Diversity Honor from Triangle Business Journal (September 2, 2020)

McGuireWoods a Finalist in Five Categories in Chambers Diversity & Inclusion Awards (August 28, 2020)

McGuireWoods Holds Second African American Leaders in the Law Webcast (August 28, 2020)

McGuireWoods’ Jonathan Blank Co-Authors “The Tale of the Tee” (August 21, 2020)

Black Enterprise Publishes Jon Harmon’s Column on Responding to Hate (August 4, 2020)

Leaders From McGuireWoods, Duke Energy, Ford and PBI Hold Forum on Racial Justice (August 3, 2020)

Firm Presents 2020 Scholarship to UVA Engineering Student Interested in J.D. (July 27, 2020)

McGuireWoods’ Veterans Lawyer Network Holds Virtual Clinic (July 22, 2020)

Jon Harmon Discusses Leadership During Radio Interview (June 24, 2020)

Virginia Trial Lawyers Association Honors McGuireWoods’ Michael Herring for Distinguished Service (June 19, 2020)

McGuireWoods’ Jocelyn Mitnaul Mallette Named One of National Bar Association’s 40 Under 40 Best Advocates (June 18, 2020)

“Don’t Hate”: Jon Harmon Shares Powerful Lesson in The Wall Street Journal (June 15, 2020)

Partnering for Progress: D&I Discussed at Groundbreaking Event (June 12, 2020)

McGuireWoods’ Response to Racial Injustice: A Message From Chairman Jon Harmon (June 4, 2020)

Baltimore Business Journal Honors McGuireWoods’ Ava Lias-Booker With Leader in Diversity Award (June 5, 2020)

Minority Corporate Counsel Association Honors Bryan Brantley as 2020 Rainmaker (June 1, 2020)

McGuireWoods’ Elizabeth Redpath Named to National LGBT Bar’s Best 40 Lawyers Under 40 (May 11, 2020)

Bethany Lukitsch Named One of Los Angeles Business Journal’s Top Women Attorneys (April 27, 2020)

McGuireWoods’ Jocelyn Mitnaul Mallette Wins a Triangle Business Journal Women in Business Award (April 24, 2020)

Path to Leadership (April 20, 2020)

Raleigh Partners to Serve as City Co-Leads for LCLD Mentoring Program (April 17, 2020)

The Daily Record Honors McGuireWoods’ Alan Cason as a 2020 Influential Marylander (March 12, 2020)

Natasha Cooper Discusses Diversity & Inclusion With Guardian Insurance Legal Department (March 9, 2020)

Brandi Howard Selected for D.C. Bar’s 2020 John Payton Leadership Academy (March 9, 2020)

McGuireWoods, MWC Attend HAVEN Act Commemoration Reception at U.S. Capitol (February 26, 2020)

McGuireWoods Selects Wanda French-Brown As Leadership Council on Legal Diversity Fellow (February 21, 2020)

Pittsburgh Business Times Honors Penny Zacharias as a 2020 Woman of Influence (February 18, 2020)

Va. Law Foundation Inducts Candace Blydenburgh Into 2020 Fellows Class (February 5, 2020)

McGuireWoods’ Jackie Stone Among Virginia Lawyers Weekly’s Influential Women of Law (January 29, 2020)

Ava Lias-Booker a Panelist at Baker Tilly’s ‘Diversity Well Beyond the Theory’ Event (January 21, 2020)

McGuireWoods’ Elizabeth Redpath a Finalist for BEQ Pride 40 LGBTQ Leaders Under 40 List (January 8, 2020)

Jackie Stone Featured in December Edition of Discover Richmond Magazine (December 24, 2019)

McGuireWoods’ Noreen Kelly Honored in Crain’s New York Business Notable Women in Law Report (December 23, 2019)

McGuireWoods Announces Scholarship for UVA Engineering Student Interested in J.D. (December 18, 2019)

Rick Holzheimer Named President of Asian Pacific American Bar Association of Virginia (December 18, 2019)

McGuireWoods Sponsors National Veterans Legal Services Banquet (December 10, 2019)

McGuireWoods Sponsors Wake Forest Black Law Students Association Lunch (December 10, 2019)

Jocelyn Mitnaul Mallette Honored With North Carolina Lawyers Weekly Diversity Award (December 3, 2019)

McGuireWoods Attorneys Honored for Excellence by The National Black Lawyers (December 3, 2019)

McGuireWoods Sponsors 2019 NAPABA Convention (December 2, 2019)

L.A. Business Journal Honors McGuireWoods In Inaugural ‘Best Law Firms of Los Angeles’ Issue (December 2, 2019)

McGuireWoods’ Atlanta Office Hosts Third Diverse Professionals Networking Reception (November 21, 2019)

McGuireWoods Partner Melissa Martinez Named to Baltimore Business Journal’s ‘40 Under 40’ (November 19, 2019)

McGuireWoods Partners With NVLSP for Virginia Beach Military Pro Bono Clinic (November 18, 2019)

McGuireWoods Elects 12 Lawyers for Partnership (November 14, 2019)

Firm Sponsors Black Women Lawyers of Northern California Napa Valley Event (November 13, 2019)

McGuireWoods and Panasonic Participate in Veterans Legal Clinic (November 11, 2019)

2020 1L LCLD Scholars Program (November 11, 2019)

McGuireWoods Sponsors Fifth Annual Veterans’ Legal Career Fair (November 11, 2019)

Chicago Committee Honors McGuireWoods for Advancing Diversity and Inclusion (November 4, 2019)

Chicago Office Hosts Chinese American Bar Association Installation Ceremony (October 29, 2019)

McGuireWoods’ Sabrina Beldner Honored Among Los Angeles ‘Women of Influence’ (October 21, 2019)

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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