Steven Williams appointed to Chief Executive Officer of PepsiCo Foods North America
PepsiCo, Inc. announced that Steven Williams, currently senior vice president and chief commercial officer for Frito-Lay’s U.S....
Howard University Rises in U.S. News & World Report’s 2020 Graduate School Rankings
Howard University’s graduate programs in social work, business, education, and law increased in the annual national rankings...
Black Restaurant Week Serves Up Cuisine And Cocktails
Enticing foodies across the nation with the soulful flavors and tantalizing aromas of Pan-African cuisine, Black Restaurant Week...
Driving Diversity From The Top and Through The Middle
Article by: Yvette McGee Brown When I entered law school, I knew I was pursuing a career where very few people looked like me – there were only 12 Black students in my law school class of 225. I viewed that as a challenge and worked... Read more
Jon Harmon Named Chairman of McGuireWoods
McGuireWoods’ Board of Partners has elected Jonathan P. Harmon to succeed Richard Cullen as McGuireWoods’ Chairman. “This is the right time for a new generation of leaders,” Cullen said. “Jon is a popular choice to take over. He is well respected by our partners and clients.... Read more
Joe Drayton and Cooley LLP Make Stand for Diversity
Drayton will be first Am Law 50 partner to serve as National Bar Association president Go-to patent trial lawyer Joseph M. Drayton’s days include guiding many of the nation’s leading tech companies through a broad range of intellectual property and complex commercial matters. Meet Joe, though,... Read more
Denise M. Grant: Understanding Her Clients’ Needs & Businesses
Widely recognized as a leading finance lawyer and sought out advisor to multinational corporations, financial institutions, multilaterals and export credit agencies, Denise Grant understands that a broad perspective and thorough understanding of her clients’ needs and business are key to excellent client service. A senior partner... Read more
Leslie D. Minier: Devoted to Strengthening Diversity in the Legal Arena
Leslie Minier believes her career path would have been different had it not been for the right people becoming invested in her future, and she’s working to pay that investment forward. As a freshman studying electrical engineering at Tuskegee University, Leslie successfully applied for a scholars... Read more