MIAMI—Womble Carlyle had a strong presence at the 2017 Minority Corporate Counsel Association (MCCA) General Counsel Summit, one of the country’s largest annual meetings of in-house counsel. Womble Carlyle is a Strategic Sponsor of MCCA and served as the Title Sponsor of the General Counsel Summit.

At the MCCA GCS Summit, Womble Carlyle’s Debbie Israel moderated a Fireside Chat with Showtime Executive Vice President and General Counsel Gwen Marcus and Wal-Mart Senior Vice President and General Counsel Sam Reeves. In this discussion, these two accomplished in-house attorneys shared the stories of their career paths and professional experiences.


Other Womble Carlyle attendees included Diversity Committee Co-Chair Kevin Lyn, Ashley Bynoe, Vivian Coates, Mason Freeman, Chris Jones, Ashley Kutz Kelley and Louis Rouleau.

Lyn serves as a Board Member of MCCA’s N-Gen Advisory Board, which strives to promote diversity in the law.

The 2017 MCCA General Counsel Summit took place April 19-21 in Miami.

The 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.