Pictured left to right: Mirlande Telfort, Melissa Martinez, Candace Blydenburgh, Wanda French-Brown.
McGuireWoods for the second year was a gold sponsor of the Corporate
Counsel Women of Color’s 15th annual Career Strategies Conference. Prior to
the conference, McGuireWoods hosted a networking reception on Sept. 24 at
Chicago restaurant Barrio. About 20 guests attended the reception, which
featured cocktails and hors d’oeuvres created by "Top Chef" alum Katsuji
Tanabe, head of Barrio’s kitchen.
McGuireWoods attendees included Richmond partner
Candace Blydenburgh, chair of the firm’s African-American Lawyers Network; New York partners
Mirlande Telfort; Chicago partner
Yuan-Ying Hsu; and Baltimore partners
Ava Lias-Booker, chair of the firm’s Diversity & Inclusion Committee.