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MCCA Rainmakers

MCCA’s Annual List of Rainmakers proves that the profession has talented diverse attorneys who also have valuable client development skills. MCCA honors attorneys from across the nation who have achieved success through innovative, consistent and proactive business development. Their success stories offer insight and value to attorneys at every career stage.

The 2020 Rainmakers Call for Nominations is now open!

The Minority Corporate Counsel Association (MCCA) will profile and recognize the 2020 Rainmaker honorees on our website and social media. We will also honor them for their accomplishments at MCCA’s 2020 Creating Pathways to Diversity Conference and Diversity Gala in New York.

As this unprecedented situation with the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) evolves day-by-day, we wish everyone health and resilience. We are providing an additional extension for the 2020 Rainmakers nominations.

The new deadline is Thursday, April 30, 2020. We will not accept late or incomplete submissions.

Click here to complete the 2020 Rainmakers Award Nomination Form.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Past recipients of our Rainmakers award WILL NOT be eligible.
  • Past candidates who were NOT selected ARE encouraged to reapply.
  • Nominated attorneys must have a proven record of compiling a book of business exceeding $5 million annually, including over the past 3 years.
  • Nominated attorneys must have demonstrated extraordinary commitment and service to the community.
  • Nominated attorneys must have outstanding pro bono contributions. Please provide details on the number of clients served, numbers of hours contributed, impact of the service on clients, and/or the impact of the service on a pro bono program and/or community.
  • Firms may choose to proffer more than one person, but a firm will not be represented by more than one attorney in the final group.
  • Self-nomination is accepted.


Paul Hastings LLP

Meet Elena


Goodwin Procter LLP

Meet Neel


McDermott Will & Emery LLP

Meet Michael

Dan Clivner

Managing Partner – Los Angeles
Sidley Austin LLP

Meet Dan

Vincent H. Cohen, Jr.

Dechert LLP

Meet Vincent

Stephen Korniczky

Sheppard Mullin Richter &
Hampton LLP

Meet Stephen

Lorraine McGowen

Partner, Firmwide Diversity &
Inclusion Co-Chair
Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP

Meet Lorraine

Raj Natarajan

Partner; Chair, Debt Finance Department
McGuireWoods LLP

Meet Raj

Kimberly Parker


Meet Kimberly

Grace Speights

Partner and Leader of Morgan Lewis’s Global Labor & Employment Practice
Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP

Meet Grace

Eric Wang

Partner; Co-Chair, Northern California Corporate and Finance Practice
DLA Piper

Meet Eric

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