Lorraine McGowen

by Justin Cates
Lorraine McGowen
Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe

Lorraine McGowen is a Partner at Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliff e, and is nationally recognized as a leading restructuring lawyer (including bankruptcy) by Legal 500 and IFLR1000.

McGowen is a member of Orrick’s Management Committee and is Partner in Charge of its global Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) Initiative. She has held other leadership positions in the fi rm, including serving on the fi rm’s Board of Directors.

McGowen is a Vice President and Board Member of the New York City Bar Association and serves on the Boards of Directors for the Institute for Inclusion in the Legal Profession and the New York Lawyers for the Public Interest, and on the Advisory Committees for Legal Outreach and the Vance Center for International Justice of the NYCBA.

Among other awards, McGowen has been recognized as an MCCA Rainmaker, and by the National Bar Association as a Lawyer of the Year 2019, Minority Partners in Majority Firms Division, and 2019 by the Woman Lawyers Division, Outstanding Woman Lawyer Minority Partner in a Majority Firm.

McGowen received her B.S.F.S. from Georgetown University School of Foreign Service, and her J.D. from Columbia University School of Law.

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