Diversity

UVA Law Alum Tiffany Graves On Mississippi, Mentoring, And Finding Your Mission

“I put my lyric and my lifeline on the line / And ain’t no limit when I might shine, might grind.” — Kendrick Lamar

In the coming months, the Mississippi Access to Justice Commission (MSATJC) plans to do “spin-off” events from its ten-year-anniversary celebration, where it hosted an all-day summit to reflect on its work over the last decade and share information about current initiatives aimed at improving and expanding access to justice for all in Mississippi.

This month, Above the Law had the opportunity to catch up with Tiffany Graves, the Executive Director of MSATJC. She was gracious enough to provide a detailed account of her career journey and mentorship advice for ATL’s younger audience.

Continue Reading…

Diversity

Newly Appointed Co-Chairs Betsy Miller And Victoria Nugent On Collaboration, Leadership, And Diversity In The Law

“And when I meet Thomas Jefferson / I’m ‘a compel him to include women in the sequel!” Lin-Manuel Miranda, “The Schuyler Sisters,” Hamilton

CM_victoria_nugent
Victoria Nugent, Co-Chair with Betsy Miller

Earlier this year, leading plaintiffs’ firm Cohen Milstein Sellers & Toll announced that Washington, D.C.-based partners Betsy Miller and Victoria Nugent would lead its public client practice, which focuses on representing state attorneys general and other government entities in litigation and investigations.

Continue Reading…

Diversity

UT Law Alum Rudy Metayer On The Importance Of Representation, From The State Bar To ‘Beauty And The Beast’

The World Premiere Of Disney's Live-Action "Beauty And The Beast"
Picture: Beauty and the Beast cast (thepositivemom.com)

“I got loyalty, got royalty inside my DNA.” — Kendrick Lamar

This month, Rudy Metayer, a corporate litigator at Chamberlain McHaney, was a featured speaker for the continuing legal education presentation titled “Effective Lobbying: Using Your Legal Skills to be a Persuasive Citizen,” in Austin, Texas.

Continue Reading…