John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
Washington, DC


Join leaders in the legal diversity and inclusion community, including guests from corporate legal departments of Fortune 500 companies and top law firms, for a special evening of awards and entertainment, preceded by an elegant networking reception.

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts


The MCCA Diversity Gala is the premier national awards program that honors leading corporate law departments and individuals who champion diversity and inclusion.
Steering Committee

Thank you to our 2015 MCCA Diversity Gala Steering Committee. Click here to view committee members list.


Welcome Reception
Awards Program
Networking Reception


The John F. Kennedy Center
for the Performing Arts
2700 F. Street, NW
Washington, DC 20566

Two Thousand Sixteen

Black tie for the gentlemen and
evening gowns or cocktail dresses
for the ladies.


MCCA holds exceptional events throughout the year that focus on networking, career development, education, and job training. Below is a list of our upcoming events and programs. We hope to see you there.

  • General Counsel Summit
    The GCS provides opportunities for thought leaders to benchmark their legal department and build their peer network in intimate settings, creating an atmosphere that fosters professional development. In addition to the educational offerings, the GCS is the sole fundraiser supporting the MCCA LMJ Scholarship Program.
  • Pathways Conference
    MCCA's Creating Pathways to Diversity® Conference is a full-day educational conference promoting the advancement of diversity and inclusion in the legal profession. It provides programs focused on global diversity, inclusive leadership and talent optimization.
  • 2016 CLE Expo
    One of MCCA's signature programs is the annual CLE Expo, a premier two-day educational conference that provides unsurpassed networking opportunities and advanced education seminars focused on leading topics of interest to the corporate legal community.

more events




Sponsorship of the MCCA Diversity Gala is an ideal opportunity for your company or firm to gain visibility and access to nearly 1,000 attendees. These attendees represent Fortune™ companies and law firms from across industries at the country's largest awards program of its kind. For more information, please email us at

    Underwriter Sponsor
  • Wal-Mart
  • Benefactor Sponsors

  • Champion Sponsors

  • Patron Sponsors
  • Arent Fox LLP
    Bartlit, Beck, Herman, Palenchar & Scott LLP
    CBS Corporation
    Dechert LLP
    Greenberg Traurig
  • Groom Law Group
    Latham & Watkins
    Littler Mendelson PC
    Navigant Consulting, Inc.
    Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
    Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP
  • Shutts & Bowen LLP
    Squire Patton Boggs
    Venable LLP
    Winston Strawn
    Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice
  • Advocate Sponsors
  • Aetna, Inc.
    Arnold & Porter
    Baker & McKenzie
    Bristol-Myers Squibb
    Brown Law Group
  • Crowell & Moring LLP
    Darden Restaurants, Inc.
    DLA Piper LLP
    Entergy Corporation
    Exxon Mobile Corporation
  • First Data Corporation
    K &L Gates
    Mintz, Levien, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky & Popeo, PC
    Norton Rose Fulbright



Renaissance Washington Hotel
999 Ninth Street, NW
Washington, DC 20001


For tickets contact Mahzarine Chinoy.
The Minority Corporate Counsel Association is a 501(c)(3) organization.
Gifts are deductible to the full extent allowable under IRS regulations.
EIN: 13-3920905.