This year’s event will feature:
C. Ben Garren, General Counsel, North America, of The Coca-Cola Company;
Cathy Hampton, chief legal officer of the City of Atlanta;
Roderick Palmore, retired general counsel and executive vice president of General Mills; and
Tom Mars, former executive vice president and general counsel of Walmart Stores, Inc., now a partner with Taylor English (moderator)
Discussion topics will include:
The history of diversity in the legal profession: Where have we been and how do we make progress?
The role of corporate and government legal departments in leading and advancing diversity as a core value.
What is the business case for diversity within legal departments?
Aiming for the top: Positioning oneself for board positions.
The Diversity Speakers Series is presented by Major, Lindsey & Africa and sponsored by Taylor English & Duma LLP and Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP.
The event is free and open to the public. For information: firstname.lastname@example.org, 404-727-0643.