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Press Release Archives

This archive of press releases which relate to our publications, events, exhibitions and other news about MCCA. For further details or queries about any of the press releases, please contact MCCA’s public relations consultants.

2016 Highlights

  • MCCA to Host Pathways Conference & Diversity Gala, Honoring Former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder
  • MCCA Launches Global TEC Forum
  • MCCA New Format and Venue for Annual Thomas L. Sager Awards
  • MCCA Announces JPMorgan Chase’s Jean Lee as New CEO

2015 Highlights

  • Joseph K. West to Join Duane Morris as Co-Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer and Trial Partner
  • Former Governor Deval Patrick to Recieve Lifetime Achievement Award During 2015 MCCA Diversity Gala
  • MCCA Announces Expansion of Board Leadership
  • MCCA Names 2015 List of Rising Star Attorneys

2014 Highlights

  • BESLA Honors MCCA and Joseph K. West with Beacon of Diversity Award
  • Justice Cruz Reynoso a Lifetime of Achievement
  • Laurence Fishburne to Present at MCCA Diversity Gala
  • MCCA Diversity Gala Coming to John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts

2013 Highlights

  • MCCA Releases ‘Do Good, Do Well’ Survey
  • R&B Headliner Mary J. Blige to Perform for Diversity Honors Gala
  • Ursula Burns to Receive MCCA Lifetime Achievement Award
  • Human Rights Campaign Honored with Paula Ettelbrick Award

2012 Highlights

  • MCCA Survey: Number of Minority General Counsel at Fortune 500 Companies Reaches New High
  • MCCA has been named a winner of the prestigious Pinnacle Award
  • Simone Wu of Choice Hotels Named Chair-elect of the Board of the MCCA
  • MCCA Launches its Academy for Leadership and Inclusion

2011 Highlights

  • MCCA Survey: Women Serving as General Counsel At Fortune Companies Reaches New High
  • MCCA Announces New President and CEO
  • Vernon Jordan to Receive MCCA Lifetime Achievement Award
  • Lincoln Center to Host Minority Corporate Counsel Association Gala; Event to Honor Leaders in Legal Diversity

2010 Highlights

  • MCCA Announces Law Firm Affiliate Network
  • MCCA Names Walmart’s Samuel Reeves to Board
  • Research Study Reports on Compensation Challenges Faced by Women Partners in Large Law Firms
  • MCCA Summit To Bring Corporate Counsel, Law Firms Together For Education and Recreation

2009 Highlights

  • MCCA Names Microsoft Corporation’s Mary Snapp Chair-Elect
  • Benchmark Study Finds Women- and Minority-Owned Law Firms Holding Steady Despite Recession
  • MCCA Views Supreme Court Nomination as an Inspiration to All Americans
  • MCCA Elects New Board Chairman from Xerox and Board Members from Sanchez & Amador, LifeLock, Inc. and Cox Communications

2008 Highlights

  • Robert Half Legal is the Minority Corporate Counsel Association’s Newest Business Alliance
  • MCCA Reports Results of 2008 Minority General Counsel Survey: 10-Years of Survey Results
  • MCCA Honors Diversity Initiatives of Legal Departments, Law Firm
  • Gary F. Kennedy, American Airlines Sr. VP, Joins Board of Minority Corporate Counsel Association

2007 Highlights

  • Michelle Banks, Senior VP & GC of Gap, Inc., Elected to MCCA Board of Directors
  • MCCA and Jackson Lewis Rebuttal to Curt Levey Whitepaper
  • Analysis Debunks Claims that Corporate Requests for Law Firm Diversity are Unlawful
  • MCCA ‘Diversity Dollars’ Winners

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