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...
Mintz Levin: Inclusion is the Key to Our Success
What sets Mintz Levin apart is a clear, unified message that originated with our founders and connects us at our core: our differences make us better lawyers and better people. For us, a commitment to diversity isn’t limited to quantitative goals, but guided by a core... Read more
Celebrity Clients, Global Responsibilities and Civic Leadership. Fred Nance’s Improbable Journey – A Quintessentially American Story
Article by: Frederick R. “Fred” Nance, Global Managing Partner (US) LL P, Squire Patton Boggs LLP In November 2016, Fred Nance found himself in his client Dave Chappelle’s NBC dressing room as Chappelle was preparing to host the first Saturday Night Live following the contentious presidential... Read more
Don Prophete: Blazing New Paths in Law Firm Diversity
The names on the doors of America’s largest law firms often hearken back to the days of the robber barons – but the era of “white shoe” firms is steadily coming to an end – thanks in part to a growing group of diverse attorneys who... Read more
Kelly-Ann Cartwright Chair of the Directors Committee, Holland & Knight LLP
Since being named Executive Partner of Holland & Knight’s Miami office in 2007, Kelly-Ann Cartwright has seen the firm’s roster of attorneys grow nearly 30 percent, an impressive number in the intensely competitive South Florida legal market. As new law firms enter the market, they often... Read more
Tony West, Chief Legal Officer at Uber: Fostering a Culture of Compliance
Tony West joined Uber last October as its Chief Legal Officer, a key position at the company in the face of numerous lawsuits and federal investigations. Among them were a trade secrets lawsuit with Alphabet Inc., Google’s parent company, settled for $245 million in February, and... Read more