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Porzio Supports the Minority Corporate Counsel Association's 2013 Diversity Honors Gala

9/18/2013 | News

The Minority Corporate Counsel Association (“MCCA”) held its annual Diversity Honors Gala on September 17, 2013 at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts in New York City. The event was emceed by Carl Quintanilla, CNBC anchor and NBC news correspondent and featured a performance by Grammy Award winning singer, Mary J. Blige.

The MCCA Gala is the premier national awards program honoring the foremost corporate law departments from across the nation for diversity and industry leadership as well as achievements in their legal department diversity programs.   Ursula M. Burns, Chairman and CEO of Xerox Corporation, was  honored with MCCA’s Lifetime Achievement Award for important and lasting contributions to advancing a society that fully appreciates, celebrates and recognizes the value of diversity. Also, five Employers of Choice (Toyota,  Comcast, Aetna, Target  and Entergy) were recognized for exemplary commitment to diversity and creating and maintaining an inclusive workplace.  MCCA also recognized a number of diversity innovators, corporate legal departments, law firms or legal bar associations, for their implementation of outstanding diversity programs.

Porzio, Bromberg & Newman P.C. (“Porzio”) co-sponsored a pre-Gala  reception hosted by DuPont’s Minority Counsel Network.  Porzio attendees of the reception and Gala included,  Christopher P. DePhillips (Principal), James H. Coleman, Jr. (Of Counsel), Jeffrey M. Pypcznski (Counsel), Cindy J. Alvarado (Associate), and  Renée L. Davis (Diversity Manager).

About MCCA: MCCA was founded in 1997 to advance the hiring, retention and promotion of diverse attorneys in legal departments and the law firms that serve them. MCCA accomplishes its mission through publishing, research and training, pipeline initiatives and networking.  For more information, please visit www.mcca.com.

About Porzio, Bromberg & Newman P.C.: Founded in 1962, Porzio, Bromberg & Newman P.C. maintains offices in Morristown and Princeton, New Jersey, New York City, and Westborough, Massachusetts.  With more than 90 lawyers, the firm is committed to serving clients, dedicated to providing high quality work and focused on achieving results.  Porzio provides a broad array of litigation, corporate, transactional and counseling services to clients ranging from Fortune 500 corporations to individuals to public entities.  For additional information, please visit www.pbnlaw.com.