ABA Litigation Section Professional Success Summit
Jones Day sponsored and attended the ABA Litigation Section Professional Success Summit in Houston, Texas on November 14-16, 2018.
The Summit is designed to provide networking and development opportunities for racially and ethnically diverse litigators from across the country. "This unique summit is designed for racially and ethnically diverse litigators to gain, expand, and polish the skill sets that will propel them to the highest levels of professional accomplishment in the courtroom and in the boardroom." The moderators and panelists, therefore, are renowned litigators and judges from around the country.
Jones Day Partner-in-Charge of Diversity, Inclusion & Advancement, Yvette McGee Brown, was a featured speaker. The event’s Keynote Speaker was Ambassador Ron Kirk, United States Trade Representative in the Obama administration. Other featured speakers included former Mayor of Dallas, and Tina Tchen, former Obama Executive Director of the White House Council on Women and Girls, former Chief of Staff to First Lady Michelle Obama, and Time’s Up advocate.
Jones Day partner, Jamila Hall co-chaired the Summit and was a key contributor to its planning and organization.