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Davis & Gilbert LLP Becomes Minority Corporate Counsel Association's Law Firm Affiliate Member

New York, April 1, 2011 - Davis & Gilbert LLP is pleased to announce the firm's affiliation with the Minority Corporate Counsel Association's (MCCA) Law Firm Affiliate Network.  MCCA has created the Law Firm Affiliate Network to assist and acknowledge law firms that are committed to advancing diversity and inclusion in the legal profession.

Davis & Gilbert has joined MCCA in an effort to strengthen its diversity efforts within the firm.  As an affiliate, the firm is committed to following MCCA's 10 Basic Principles.  The Principles emphasize, among other things,

  • the importance of regular communications from senior management to all employees about the importance of diversity
  • possessing a goal to increase the number of diverse attorneys at all levels and across all practice areas
  • including diverse attorneys on key client pitches and business development opportunities

"At Davis & Gilbert we understand that diversity is essential to the success of our firm and that it is important to bring the widest range of ideas, experiences and approaches to bear on the issues facing our clients." said Ronald R. Urbach, Chairman.

About MCCA
MCCA advocates for the expanded hiring, retention and promotion of minority attorneys in corporate law departments and the law firms that serve them.  MCCA accomplishes its mission through the collection and dissemination of information about diversity in the legal profession.

About Davis & Gilbert LLP
Davis & Gilbert LLP is an independent, strategically focused, full service, multi-disciplinary law firm of more than 110 lawyers. Founded over a century ago and located in a single office in New York City, the firm represents a wide range of clients - including some of the world's largest public companies, small and mid-size independent companies, partnerships, joint ventures, large media conglomerates and multinational holding companies - throughout the United States and internationally. Davis & Gilbert is widely regarded as the #1 law firm for the marketing communications industry and has practices focusing on real estate, litigation, intellectual property, labor & employment, corporate and middle market M&A, and private client services.

For additional information on the firm's commitment to diversity, please contact:

Howard J. Rubin, Committee Chair

Angela Romina Totino
Director of Professional Development, Recruiting & Diversity