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.


6:00 PM - Welcome Reception
8:00 PM - Awards Program
9:00 PM - 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.

Individual Tickets: Admittance for one (1) attendee to the Welcome Reception, Awards Program and Networking Reception.

Non-Member Law Firm/
Legal Service Provider

Government Entities

MCCA FAN Members
(Law Firm)

Non-member In-house

MCCA Corporate Members


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.
  • MCCA Academy - Denver
    Host: Xcel Energy - MCCA's Academy for Leadership and Inclusion is a 90-minute groundbreaking, interactive program designed to focus on hidden biases, how they impact the workplace and what can be done to overcome them.
  • 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.

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 or contact Mahzarine Chinoy at 202-739-5903 or contact David Chu at 202-739-5906.

    2015 Sponsors
  • A.B. Cruz
    Abercrombie & Fitch
    Alston Bird LLP
    Aetna, Inc.
    Akerman LLP
    Andrew Kurth LLP
    Ballard Sphar LLP
    Arent Fox LLP
    Arnold & Porter LLP
    Baker & McKenzie LLP
    Baker Botts LLP
    Barnes & Thornburg LLP
    Bartlit Beck Herman Palenchar & Scott LLP
    Beveridge & Diamond P.C.
    Billy Martin
    Bristol-Myers Squibb
    Brown Law Group
    Bryan Cave LLP
    Choice Hotels International, Inc.
    Cadwaladar, Wickersham & Taft LLP
    CBS Corporation
    Clark Hill PLC
    Crowell & Moring LLP
    Darden Restuarants, Inc.
    Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
  • Dechert LLP
    DLA Piper LLP
    Edison International
    Entergy Corporation
    Exxon Mobil Corporation
    First Data Corporation
    Fish & Richardson
    Fox Rothchild LLP
    Fross Zelnick Lehrman & Zissu, P.C.
    Gap Inc.
    General Dynamics Mission
    Gonzalez, Saggio & Harlan LLP
    Greenberg Traurig
    Groom Law Group
    Haynes & Boone, LLP
    Hinshaw & Culbertson, LLP
    Hogan Lovells US LLP
    Hunton & Williams LLP
    Husch Blackwell LLP Jenner & Block LLP
    JP Morgan Chase & Co.
    Jackson Lewis PCK& L Gates
    King & Spalding LLP
    Latham & Watkins LLP
    Littler Mendelson PC
    McCarter & English
    Miles & Stockbridge PC
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky & Popeo PC
    Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp National Retail Federation
    Navigant Consulting, Inc.
    Neil Wilcox
    Norton Rose Fulbright
    Parks Wood LLC
    Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton
    & Garrison LLP
    Prudential Financial
    Retail Industry Leaders
    Robin Sangston
    Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
    Shutts & Bowen LLP
    Sidley Austin LLP
    Squire Patton Boggs
    Staples Inc. Starwood Hotels & Resorts,
    Worldwide Foundation
    Steptoe & Johnson LLP
    Sutherland Asbill
    & Brennen LLP, Inc.
    Venable LLP
    Wilmer Cutler Pickering
    Hale & Dorr LLP
    Vors, Sater, Seymour & Pease LLP
    Zuckerman Spaeder LLP




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.