The Catholic University of America

Pursuing Diversity in the New Economy: A Shared Responsibility

March 25, 2011


 

Opening Remarks: Veryl V. Miles, Dean and Professor, Columbus School of Law, The Catholic University of America

Panel One - Diversity by Design: The Corporate Perspective

  • Moderator: Juliane Balliro, Partner, Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP 
  • Jacqueline Parker, Vice President and Senior Counsel, TD Bank, N.A. 
  • Veta T. Richardson, Executive Director, Minority Corporate Counsel Association 
  • Ernest A. Tuckett, Corporate Counsel, DuPont Legal 

Panel Two - The Law Firm Challenge: Refocusing on Diversity after the Downturn

  • Moderator: Daryl A. (“Sandy”) Chamblee, Partner-Litigation and Chief Diversity Partner, Steptoe & Johnson LLP 
  • Albert A. Foster Jr., Partner, Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP 
  • Monica G. Parham, Diversity Counsel, Crowell & Moring LLP 
  • Kenneth G. Standard, Member of the Firm, Epstein Becker & Green, P.C. 
  • Benjamin F. Wilson, Managing Principal, Beveridge & Diamond, P.C.

Luncheon Keynote Address - Perfect Storms in Legal Education

  • Michael A. Olivas, President, the Association of American Law Schools (AALS), 2011; William B. Bates Distinguished Chair of Law and Director, Institute of Higher Education Law and Governance, University of Houston Law Center. 

 

Panel Three - A Shared Responsibility: The Critical Role Law Schools Play in Reversing the Trend   

  • Moderator: Suzette M. Malveaux, Associate Professor, Columbus School of Law, The Catholic University of America
  • Dorothy A. Brown, Professor of Law, Emory University School of Law
  • Renee Y. DeVigne, Associate Dean for Student Affairs and Professorial Lecturer in Law, The George Washington University Law School
  • Conrad Johnson, Clinical Professor of Law, Columbia Law School