2022 MCCA DIVERSITY GALA

MCCA would like to thank our Board, N-GEN Advisory Board, Host Committee, honorees, members, sponsors, and partners for your generous support and for helping us #InspireProgress and #AccelerateImpact at the 2022 MCCA Diversity Gala. We celebrated our 25th anniversary and honored leading corporate law departments and law firms who have demonstrated leadership in championing diversity, equity, and inclusion.

From all of us at MCCA, again, thank you so much for your commitment, engagement, passion, and support.

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OCTOBER 19, 2022

American Museum of Natural History,
CENTRAL PARK WEST AT 79TH STREET NEW YORK CITY

2022 Diversity Gala Sponsors

Support for the MCCA Diversity Gala is an ideal opportunity for companies or firms to gain visibility and access to over one thousand attendees representing leading companies and firms from across industries at the largest awards program of its kind in the country.

2022 Employer of Choice Award National Winner

National Winner & West Regional Winner

Award Accepted by: Hossein Nowbar,
General Counsel & Legal Affairs

ABOUT MICROSOFT

Microsoft continually engages with diverse organizational partners – beyond just financial and event specific support, while its leadership shows up on boards, advisory boards, council and research working groups focused on D&I. As a leader in their industry, Microsoft has dedicated efforts to reaching all audiences to improve D&I outcomes, including diverse law students and corporate general counsels. 

2022 EOC Award Regional Winners

Genentech

Mid-Atlantic Regional Winner

The Employer of Choice regional winners will be honored at MCCA’s 25th Anniversary Diversity Gala on October 19, 2022.

Genentech

Midwest Regional Winner

The Employer of Choice regional winners will be honored at MCCA’s 25th Anniversary Diversity Gala on October 19, 2022.

2022 Charlotte E. Ray Honoree

The 2022 Charlotte E. Ray Award was posthumously awarded to Rhonda Ferguson, Allstate Corporation’s General Counsel and Chief Legal Officer who passed away in April. Ferguson became Allstate’s General Counsel in November of 2020 after nearly two decades in-house and another ten years in private practice. The award was presented at the 2022 MCCA Diversity Gala on October 19.

The second 2022 Charlotte E. Ray Award was presented to honoree, Tamika Tremaglio, the Executive Director of the National Basketball Players Association (NBPA), the NBA players union at the 2022 MCCA Diversity Gala on October 19.

2022 Thomas L. Sager Award winners

MCCA recognized three separate Sager Award winners from three separate categories. The top ten firms for Category 5 firms (more than 501 lawyers), the top ten firms in Category 4 (250-500 lawyers), and the top labor and employment firms. The 2022 Sager finalists and winners were recognized on October 19, 2022 at our Diversity Gala.

Category 5 Winner

Category 4 Winner
Labor & Employment Winner

2022 Thomas L. Sager Award Finalists

Top 10 finalists firms in category 5:

Akerman

Cleary Gottlieb

Cooley

Davis Wright Tremaine

Greenberg Traurig

Mayer Brown

Morgan Lewis

Perkins Coie

Seyfarth Shaw

Troutman Pepper

Top 10 finalists firms in category 4:

Buchanan Ingersoll and Rooney PC

Butler Snow LLP

Cravath Swaine and Moore LLP

Dykema Gossett PLLC

Fenwick and West LLP

Fredrikson and Byron PA

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP

Knobbe Martens

Quarles and Brady LLP

Wachtell Lipton Rosen and Katz

Top LABOR & EMPLOYMENT Firms:

Fisher & Phillips

Jackson Lewis

Jackson Walker

Littler Mendelson PC

Ogletree Deakins

Host Committee Members

EVENT AGENDA

WEDNESDAY, October 19, 2022

*Please note the agenda times are in EDT.

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06:00 PM – 07:00 PM

General Admission Cocktail Reception (open to any ticket holder)
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06:00 PM – 07:00 PM

VIP Cocktail Reception (open to VIP ticket holders only)
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07:00 PM – 10:00 PM

Seated Awards Ceremony Dinner

Registration & Fees

Registration Date:
Early-Bird (before July 31)
Regular (August 1 - October 17)
Additional VIP Admission Ticket
MEMBERS
IN-HOUSE
$1000
$1500
$5000
MEMBERS
LAW FIRMS
$1500
$2000
$5000
NON-MEMBERS
GOVERNMENT / NON-PROFIT
$1500
$1800
$5000
NON-MEMBERS
IN-HOUSE
$1500
$1800
$5000
NON-MEMBERS
LAW FIRMS
$2000
$2500
$5000
NON-MEMBERS
VENDORS
$2500
$2500
$5000

PAYMENT MESSAGE:

Visa, Mastercard, and American Express accepted.

MCCA Law Firm and Corporate Members: Please note as part of your company’s/firm membership benefits you may be entitled to a complimentary registration or a member discount rate for the conference registration.

For member complimentary registrations, members must obtain their complimentary codes from their “Company/Firm” and use them during registration. The complimentary codes should be entered in the discount code field at the Payment Page and members must click “Apply Now” to zero their balance.

For member discount rates to apply, members must select their “Company/Firm” from a drop down labeled “MCCA Law Firm/Corporate Members” during the registration process. The member discount rate will automatically be applied at the Payment page.

For any questions or inquires, please contact membership@mcca.com.

CANCELLATIONS & SUBSTITUTIONS:

Tickets are non-refundable. If you have paid tickets and are unable to attend the event we will provide a tax letter for your donation upon request. Please email sponsorship@mcca.com for tax letter request and/or questions.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

Please advise the Diversity Gala team if you have any special needs for facilities, visual aids or dietary requirements at events@mcca.com.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

Click here to review the MCCA Conference Registration General Terms and Conditions.

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