Fortune 500 General Counsel Convene on the Subject of Innovation Around Corporate Diversity, Social Responsibility and Leadership

Fortune 500 General Counsel Convene on the Subject of Innovation Around Corporate Diversity, Social Responsibility and Leadership

Four-day event in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, will also raise funds for Lloyd M. Johnson Scholarship, providing financial support for diverse law students interested in corporate law

Washington, DC - Under the leadership of the new President and CEO, Jean Lee, the Minority Corporate Counsel Association will host its 13th Annual General Counsel Summit, convening in-house counsel and other legal experts to discuss a host of issues related to innovation, leadership, and corporate legal diversity. The Summit also serves as the sole fundraiser supporting the MCCA Lloyd M. Johnson Scholarship Program. 

WHAT: MCCA General Counsel Summit will convene on various issues including:

  • Ethics & the Law: Compliance as Risk Management?
  • The Corporate Board oom: How Boards Can Move Beyond Diversity Aspirations to Reality 
  • Corporate Social Responsibility: Data Privacy and the Duty to Protect
  • Business Growth Strategies: Are the Golden Years of Growth for Latin America and the Caribbean Over?
  • Leadership Growth Strategies: From Chief Legal Officer and Law Firm Partner to Corporate Board Member 

WHO: Among the legal and corporate leaders speaking at the summit are:

  • Elizabeth E. Atlee, Deputy General Counsel-Global Litigation, CBRE
  • Elisa D. Garcia, Executive Vice President & Chief Legal Officer, Office Depot, Inc.
  • Khurram Nasir Gore, Chief Strategy Officer & General Counsel at Personal BlackBox
  • Robin Sangston, Chief Compliance Officer at Cox Communications
  • Carmen Roman, General Counsel, Walmart Chile
  • Christopher Cook, General Counsel, Walmart Central America
  • Ariel J. Marin, Regional Manager for Latin America & the Caribbean, Wells Fargo Bank
  • Brenda Morris, Deputy General Counsel at Booz Allen Hamilton 

WHERE:   PGA National Resort & Spa

                   400 Ave of the Champions 

                   Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33418

WHEN:     Wednesday, April 13, 2016 through Saturday, April 16, 2016

                   For a complete schedule of events, please click here

Since 2004, the Lloyd M. Johnson (LMJ) Scholarship Program has provided financial assistance to outstanding students who seek to pursue a legal education. More than $2.85 million in scholarships have been awarded to over 180 promising and diverse students who have a financial need; overcome obstacles; have an interest in corporate law; and have a commitment to diversity and inclusion. For a full list of speakers and the summit agenda, please visit Media interested in covering the MCCA General Counsel Summit should contact Daniel Herrera at for more information. 



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