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Location:
House of the Association
42 West 44th Street, New York, NY 10036

 6pm Cocktails
Keynote Address
Maya Wiley

Counsel to the Mayor of the City of New York

7pm Dinner
Presentation of 2014 Diversity and Inclusion Champion Awards

Michelle J. Anderson 
Dean, CUNY School of Law

Thomas E. Heftler
(Awarded Poshumously)

Joseph M. Drayton

Partner, Cooley LLP

Natalia Martín & Karla G. Sanchez
Co-founders, “Cafecitos Network”

Michael W. Oshima
(Awarded Poshumously)

2014 Diversity Pipeline Champion Award
Morgan Stanley Legal and Compliance Division


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PRE-EVENT SERIES

The Office for Diversity and Inclusion is pleased to host a series of events exclusively for our Statement of Diversity Principles Signatories as a lead up to our 30th Anniversary Diversity and Inclusion Champion Celebration Dinner on June 18. The series of events will provide an opportunity for various experts and stakeholders to discuss meaningful ways to effect change in diversifying the legal profession. Reserved seats to each event will be available for Office Sponsors

Diversity Directors Roundtable Breakfast
Monday, April 21st; 8:30am-10am
Diversity Directors from Signatory firms will participate in a roundtable discussion to share best practices, and help provide input regarding City Bar resources for Signatories.
To RSVP, please email cplunkett@nycbar.org

Managing Partners Diversity and Inclusion Forum
Tuesday, April 22nd; Panel: 6pm-7:30pm, Reception: 7:30pm
Managing Partners and Chairs from leading law firms in diversity will participate in and facilitate a dialogue about the business case for diversity, successes and challenges in their diversity efforts, and share their experiences and best practices. The forum is invitation-only for Managing Partners, Chairs, and partners at Signatory Firms. A reception will follow.
To RSVP, please email cplunkett@nycbar.org

MODERATED BY: Werten Bellamy, President, Stakeholders Inc.


General Counsels Diversity and Inclusion Forum
Wednesday, April 30th; Panel: 6pm-7:30pm, Reception: 7:30pm
General Counsels from companies that are leaders in diversity will participate in and facilitate a dialogue about the successes and challenges in their diversity efforts, and share their experiences and best practices with the attendees. The panelists will speak not only about their company’s own efforts, but also on the importance of diversity in the outside counsel that serve them. A reception will follow.
To register, please visit: http://bit.ly/1rKpz5S

MODERATED BY: Joseph K. West, President and CEO, Minority Corporate Counsel Association (MCCA)

PANELISTS:
James T. Breedlove, Praxair, Inc.
Sheila K. Davidson, New York Life 
Kim Harris, NBCUniversal
Don H. Liu, Xerox
Gwen Marcus, Showtime
Teresa M. Sebastian, Darden Restaurants
Jane C. Sherburne, Bank of New York Mellon
Michael S. Solender, Ernst & Young



Questions can be directed to Gabrielle Brown, Director of Diversity and Inclusion, at gbrown@nycbar.org or (212) 382-6713.