Paul Hastings Participates in 2020 MCCA Creating Pathways to Diversity Conference and Gala
October 27, 2020
Paul Hastings LLP, a leading global firm, continues its longstanding partnership with the
Minority Corporate Counsel Association (MCCA) through its participation in the 2020 MCCA Creating Pathways to Diversity
Conference and Gala, held virtually on October 20 and 27. The firm and some of its clients have collaborated with the MCCA over the past 18 months on a
series of case studies examining how companies across industries are changing culture in their organizations.
Through the “Strategies on How to Build a Diverse & Inclusive Work Culture” panel, partner
K Whitner, Chair of the Complex Litigation and Trial Practice group and Co-Chair of the firm’s Diversity Council and MCCA brought together clients Evangelina Almirantearena, Vice President, Associate General Counsel, Intel Corporation; Sheila Denton, SVP & General Counsel Legal/Government Affairs & Public Policy, Boehringer Ingelheim; Jane Son, Director of Legal, Barclays; and Dr. Catherine McGregor CEO, Catherine McGregor Research to examine culture and the relationship between inclusion and diversity in an organization. The group also discussed new approaches since the pandemic and recent racial unrest.
The MCCA Creating Pathways to Diversity Conference focuses on global diversity and inclusion, talent optimization, inclusive leadership and management to bolster the promotion and retention of diverse attorneys. The program offers practical development tools, best practices and resources for individual lawyers and organizations.
At Paul Hastings, our purpose is clear—to help our clients and people navigate new paths to growth. With a strong presence throughout Asia, Europe, Latin America and the U.S., Paul Hastings is recognized as one of the world’s most innovative global law firms.