Lawyers of Color has named Joseph K. West to its Fourth Annual Power List. A comprehensive catalog of the nation's most influential minority attorneys and non-minority diversity advocates, the 2015 list nominees will be honored on March 18, 2015 at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel (Georgetown) in Washington, DC. Mr. West, president and CEO of the Minority Corporate Counsel Association (MCCA) since 2011, is a nationally recognized leader on diversity and inclusion issues earned over a 20-plus year career in the legal field.
This year, Lawyers of Color will present Legacy Awards to Tom Sager, Ballard Spahr partner and former DuPont Company General Counsel and John W. Daniels Jr., Quarles & Brady partner and chairman emeritus for their exceptional careers and efforts to advance diversity in the legal profession. Mr. Sager helped found MCCA in 1997 and served on its board until he retired from DuPont in 2014. MCCA's Thomas L. Sager Awards are named after him.