McGuireWoods Sponsors Corporate Counsel Women of Color Career Strategies Conference

October 12, 2021

McGuireWoods sponsored and participated in Corporate Counsel Women of Color’s 17thAnnual 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 Tanisha Reed.

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.