Call to Action: Credible Roles in the Courtroom for Diverse and Women Attorneys

Thurgood Marshall United States Courthouse
Courtroom 506, 40 Foley Square, New York, NY

5:45 - 7:45 p.m.

Yvette McGee Brown, Jones Day Partner-in-Charge of Diversity, Inclusion & Advancement, will participate in the Federal Bar Council's "Call to Action: Credible Roles in the Courtroom for Diverse and Women Attorneys" event.

This is the first of a two-part CLE program that responds to the recently published opinions and reports about the lack of opportunities for diverse and women attorneys in the courtroom to present arguments and serve as lead counsel. The panelists will discuss the current problems and provide best practices for law firms, corporate clients and the judiciary to adopt.


Stacey M. Gray, Esq.
Principal, Stacey Gray PC


The Honorable Ann M. Donnelly
U.S. District Judge, EDNY

Yvette McGee Brown, Esq.
Partner-In-Charge Diversity, Inclusion & Advancement
Jones Day

Andrew T. Hahn, Esq.
Partner, Duane Morris
Former President of NAPABA and AABANY
2017 recipient of NYLJ Distinguished leader Award and Pharaoh of Koreatown

Hon. Shira Scheindlin (Ret.)
Member, JAMS Panel of Neutrals and of Counsel at Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP

Program Coordinator:

Stacey M. Gray, Esq.
Principal, Stacey Gray PC

Program Committee Chair:

David M. Siegal, Esq.
Haynes and Boone LLP


Registration for this event is required. All attendees must register online at the Federal Bar Council website. There is a $150.00 charge for CLE credit for non-members.

This program will provide 1.0 transitional/non-transitional CLE credits in Areas of Diversity and 1.0 transitional/ non-transitional credits in Ethics. CLE credit is provided free of charge to all Federal Bar Council members in good standing.

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