Building Career Foundations: Networking Your Way to Partnership, by Jennifer Mikulina

Sixty years ago, McDermott became the second major US law firm to elect a woman partner, and our Firm remains committed to enabling opportunities for all. Through our Gender Diversity & Inclusion Committee (“GDIC”), we develop policies and initiatives to reinforce the Firm’s long-standing commitment[…]

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Personal Observations, Experiences and Thoughts on Diversity in the Commercial Real Estate Industry, by Susan J. Booth

Commercial real estate covers the world, quite literally. Every bit of land, water and air around the world is real estate in its broadest sense. If it is not a residence or publicly-held, then it is probably commercial real estate. I vividly remember falling in[…]

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Miranda Brawn, Senior Financial and Legal Executive and Diversity Champion, to Receive Honorary Doctorate from the University of Brighton

Miranda Brawn will be awarded her Doctor of Letters at the esteemed University of Brighton on Friday, 28th July 2017. She will also deliver the Commencement Speech during the graduation ceremony to the Class of 2017. This is the highest academic award which is often[…]

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Implementing a Global Diversity Program for Outside Counsel, by Michael K. Tucker of Avis Budget Group

It’s back-to-school time for law firms working with Avis Budget Group as Executive Vice President and General Counsel, Michael K. Tucker, implements an initiative to improve the diversity of outside counsel. I caught up with him to find out more: “We began planning for this[…]

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