Lorraine S. McGowen

Lorraine McGowen is a partner in the restructuring practice group at Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP. She is also a member of Orrick’s Board of Directors, a former practice group leader and has chaired Orrick’s Diversity and Inclusion Initiative since 2005. As a member of Orrick’s senior leadership, Ms. McGowen has supported the advancement of diverse individuals at the firm through mentorship, leadership and collaboration on successful diversity and inclusion initiatives and policies. Ms. McGowen is an active member of Legal Outreach’s Board of Legal Advisors, and through her advocacy Orrick has supported the program for nearly a decade. She is also on the Board of Directors for Legal Momentum and the New York Lawyers for the Public Interest.  In addition, she is the former Chair of the New York City Bar Association’s Committee on Minorities in the Profession and is currently on the Advisory Committee of the Cyrus R. Vance Center for International Justice, through which Orrick hosts an attorney participating in the South African Visiting Lawyer Program.