McGuireWoods sponsored and participated in Corporate Counsel Women of
Color’s 17th Annual Career Strategies Conference, held virtually
and in person Sept. 22-25, 2021, in Los Angeles.
Firm lawyers attending the conference included Century City partner Lisa Atty,
Baltimore partner and Diversity & Inclusion Committee chair
Ava Lias-Booker, Los Angeles partner
Tanya Greene, D.C. associate
Brandi Howard, Houston partner
Demetra Liggins and Charlotte counsel
The conference featured a “Board-Readiness Training Boot Camp” and “General
Counsel Training Boot Camp,” popular fireside chats with corporate general
counsel, and networking opportunities with representatives from a number of
corporate legal departments. In addition to CLE training and summit
discussions on social justice and promoting diversity and inclusion,
programming covered trending topics such as cryptocurrency, COVID-19
issues, and environmental, social and corporate governance.
The Corporate Counsel Women of Color formed in 2004 to provide a support
network to in-house women of color and facilitate their networking, career
advancement and success, and to promote all aspects of global diversity in
the legal profession and workplace.