MCCA to Honor Diversity Initiatives of Legal Departments, Law Firm

Receiving MCCA’s Employer of Choice Award this year are the legal departments of Bristol-Myers Squibb and Xerox Corporation. They were chosen for demonstrating a commitment to diversity and creating and maintaining an inclusive workplace. Accepting the award for Bristol-Myers Squibb will be Sandra Leung, Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary. Accepting for Xerox will be Don H. Liu, Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary.

The international law firm Dewey & LeBoeuf will be honored for the second consecutive year as recipient of the Thomas L. Sager Award, named for MCCA board member and DuPont Company Senior Vice President and General Counsel Thomas L. Sager. This award is given to law firms that demonstrate sustained commitment to improving the hiring, retention and promotion of minority attorneys. Steven H. Davis, Chairman of Dewey & LeBoeuf, will accept the award on behalf of the firm.

Cohosting the Northeast Region Diversity Dinner will be Steven E. Zipperstein, Vice President, Legal & External Affairs and General Counsel for Verizon Wireless; and Robert A. Marchman, Executive Vice President, Division of Enforcement & Risk Group, for NYSE Regulation.

To attend the dinner, contact Jennifer Chen at MCCA, 202-739-5902 or

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