NEW YORK, Sept. 30, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- McGuireWoods LLP announced today that the firm has received the Minority Corporate Counsel Association's (MCCA) 2011 Innovator Award for Recruitment and Retention at the Diversity Innovators Award Reception, which followed the MCCA Creating Pathways for Diversity Conference held earlier this week in New York City.
McGuireWoods was one of five recipients of the award, which is bestowed upon U.S. in-house legal departments, law firms, bar associations or legal organizations that have demonstrated best practices to assist diverse attorneys in the following categories:
- Pipeline initiatives
- Recruitment and retention
- Lesbian, gay, bi-sexual, transgender (LGBT) initiatives
- Other diversity initiatives
MCCA also recognized McGuireWoods at the Diversity Honors Gala at Lincoln Center on Wednesday. For more information, visit www.mcca.com.
McGuireWoods LLP is a full-service law firm with approximately 900 lawyers in 19 offices worldwide. The firm's New York office is located at 1345 Avenue of the Americas. For more information, visit www.mcguirewoods.com.
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