Grace E. Speights leads the labor and employment practice at Morgan Lewis and cochairs its systemic employment litigation practice and is an Advisory Board member.
Grace handles high-profile, high-stakes workplace matters and often offers crisis management assistance, representing clients before US federal courts nationwide and local courts in the DC metropolitan area.
A few of her countless accolades include receiving the WBA’s 2018 Charles Hamilton Houston Medallion of Merit, NBA’s 2013 Wiley A. Branton Award, NAACP’s 2013 Champion of Justice Award and making top lawyer lists in the Washington Post, The Best Lawyers in America, Lawyers of Color, Chambers Global, Chambers USA, Law360, The Legal 500 US, Who’s Who Legal and Super Lawyers.
Grace’s numerous professional affiliations include the District of Columbia Federal Judicial Nominations Commission and the D.C. Public Defender Service, District of Columbia Judicial Tenure Commission, District of Columbia Court of Appeals Committee on Admissions and the George Washington University Board of Trustees.
Grace earned her J.D. from the George Washington University Law School and her B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania.