Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

The MG+M Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Partner Committee

Overview Leadership

Meet the MG+M Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Partner Committee Leadership:

Amaryah Bocchino
Chief Diversity Officer
"We will better serve our clients if we offer them a diverse team in which every member of the team is bringing new ideas and energy to the table and contributing equally."
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Bernadette Catalana
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Co-Chair, Women's Forum Co-Chair
"We recognize that having a broad perspective, informed by professionals of different backgrounds, is not only the right thing to do—it is the smart thing to do."
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Carlos Poza
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Co-Chair
"The firm honors its commitment to encouraging participation in every conversation and ensuring that no voice is lost or unheard simply by virtue of its singularity."
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Jeanette Riggins
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Trial Team Development Chair
"People with diverse life experiences attack problems from different points of view, which makes for more innovative ideas."
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Candice Kusmer
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Associate Development & Recruitment Co-Chair
"Inclusion is building bridges amongst differences and applying that collective wisdom into successful partnerships and strategies."
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Carrie Lin
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Associate Development & Recruitment Co-Chair
"Diverse and minority attorneys at MG+M get assignments for premium clients and national accounts, so they can be recognized for doing important work."
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Mary Katherine Back
Pro Bono Committee Co-Chair
"MG+M emphasizes that individual differences are an asset, while fostering an environment where individuals of diverse backgrounds, identities, and family structures can succeed."
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Kaylin Grey
Pro Bono Committee Co-Chair
"The firm's pro bono work helps us play an active role in strengthening our communities by making our services accessible to those in need."
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Mary Tucker
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion and Pro Bono Manager
"MG+M's commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion mirrors the way I choose to live my life, raise my daughters—to listen and learn from the different perspectives in our communities."
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Danielle Carr
Director of Human Resources
"Hire people that you do not particularly understand. If you only hire people that you fully understand, your company will never have people better than you."
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Partners across all MG+M offices nationwide are committed to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. 

Click on the links below to meet our Partner Committee members and see the various ways each have contributed to their communities by honoring the firm's commitment:
Abigail P. Adams Alexander J. Baker
Stephanie M. Batchelder Raúl J. Chacón Jr.
Jennifer A. Cormier Kenneth R. Costa
Pamela R. Gamble Howard P. Goldberg
Tracy A.R. Jolly Rebecca Kibbe
Lucia V. Pazos Katharine S. Perry
Meghan B. Senter William D. Shultz, Jr.
Karen M. Sullivan Brandie M. Thibodeaux
Tina Van Dam Lindsay Weiss
Jennifer A. Whelan Kristi L.K. Young

MG+M values all voices, and welcomes all employees to participate in the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Roundtable. 

Pro Bono
Amaryah Bocchino
Chief Diversity Officer
"We will better serve our clients if we offer them a diverse team in which every member of the team is bringing new ideas and energy to the table and contributing equally."
learn more >
Bernadette Catalana
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Co-Chair, Women's Forum Co-Chair
"We recognize that having a broad perspective, informed by professionals of different backgrounds, is not only the right thing to do—it is the smart thing to do."
learn more >
Carlos Poza
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Co-Chair
"The firm honors its commitment to encouraging participation in every conversation and ensuring that no voice is lost or unheard simply by virtue of its singularity."
learn more >
Jeanette Riggins
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Trial Team Development Chair
"People with diverse life experiences attack problems from different points of view, which makes for more innovative ideas."
learn more >
Candice Kusmer
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Associate Development & Recruitment Co-Chair
"Inclusion is building bridges amongst differences and applying that collective wisdom into successful partnerships and strategies."
learn more >
Carrie Lin
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Associate Development & Recruitment Co-Chair
"Diverse and minority attorneys at MG+M get assignments for premium clients and national accounts, so they can be recognized for doing important work."
learn more >
Mary Katherine Back
Pro Bono Committee Co-Chair
"MG+M emphasizes that individual differences are an asset, while fostering an environment where individuals of diverse backgrounds, identities, and family structures can succeed."
learn more >
Kaylin Grey
Pro Bono Committee Co-Chair
"The firm's pro bono work helps us play an active role in strengthening our communities by making our services accessible to those in need."
learn more >
Mary Tucker
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion and Pro Bono Manager
"MG+M's commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion mirrors the way I choose to live my life, raise my daughters—to listen and learn from the different perspectives in our communities."
learn more >
Danielle Carr
Director of Human Resources
"Hire people that you do not particularly understand. If you only hire people that you fully understand, your company will never have people better than you."
learn more >
Firm
Initiatives
Amaryah Bocchino
Chief Diversity Officer
"We will better serve our clients if we offer them a diverse team in which every member of the team is bringing new ideas and energy to the table and contributing equally."
learn more >
Bernadette Catalana
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Co-Chair, Women's Forum Co-Chair
"We recognize that having a broad perspective, informed by professionals of different backgrounds, is not only the right thing to do—it is the smart thing to do."
learn more >
Carlos Poza
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Co-Chair
"The firm honors its commitment to encouraging participation in every conversation and ensuring that no voice is lost or unheard simply by virtue of its singularity."
learn more >
Jeanette Riggins
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Trial Team Development Chair
"People with diverse life experiences attack problems from different points of view, which makes for more innovative ideas."
learn more >
Candice Kusmer
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Associate Development & Recruitment Co-Chair
"Inclusion is building bridges amongst differences and applying that collective wisdom into successful partnerships and strategies."
learn more >
Carrie Lin
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Associate Development & Recruitment Co-Chair
"Diverse and minority attorneys at MG+M get assignments for premium clients and national accounts, so they can be recognized for doing important work."
learn more >
Mary Katherine Back
Pro Bono Committee Co-Chair
"MG+M emphasizes that individual differences are an asset, while fostering an environment where individuals of diverse backgrounds, identities, and family structures can succeed."
learn more >
Kaylin Grey
Pro Bono Committee Co-Chair
"The firm's pro bono work helps us play an active role in strengthening our communities by making our services accessible to those in need."
learn more >
Mary Tucker
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion and Pro Bono Manager
"MG+M's commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion mirrors the way I choose to live my life, raise my daughters—to listen and learn from the different perspectives in our communities."
learn more >
Danielle Carr
Director of Human Resources
"Hire people that you do not particularly understand. If you only hire people that you fully understand, your company will never have people better than you."
learn more >
Organizations
& Affiliations
Amaryah Bocchino
Chief Diversity Officer
"We will better serve our clients if we offer them a diverse team in which every member of the team is bringing new ideas and energy to the table and contributing equally."
learn more >
Bernadette Catalana
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Co-Chair, Women's Forum Co-Chair
"We recognize that having a broad perspective, informed by professionals of different backgrounds, is not only the right thing to do—it is the smart thing to do."
learn more >
Carlos Poza
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Co-Chair
"The firm honors its commitment to encouraging participation in every conversation and ensuring that no voice is lost or unheard simply by virtue of its singularity."
learn more >
Jeanette Riggins
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Trial Team Development Chair
"People with diverse life experiences attack problems from different points of view, which makes for more innovative ideas."
learn more >
Candice Kusmer
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Associate Development & Recruitment Co-Chair
"Inclusion is building bridges amongst differences and applying that collective wisdom into successful partnerships and strategies."
learn more >
Carrie Lin
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Associate Development & Recruitment Co-Chair
"Diverse and minority attorneys at MG+M get assignments for premium clients and national accounts, so they can be recognized for doing important work."
learn more >
Mary Katherine Back
Pro Bono Committee Co-Chair
"MG+M emphasizes that individual differences are an asset, while fostering an environment where individuals of diverse backgrounds, identities, and family structures can succeed."
learn more >
Kaylin Grey
Pro Bono Committee Co-Chair
"The firm's pro bono work helps us play an active role in strengthening our communities by making our services accessible to those in need."
learn more >
Mary Tucker
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion and Pro Bono Manager
"MG+M's commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion mirrors the way I choose to live my life, raise my daughters—to listen and learn from the different perspectives in our communities."
learn more >
Danielle Carr
Director of Human Resources
"Hire people that you do not particularly understand. If you only hire people that you fully understand, your company will never have people better than you."
learn more >
Results/News
Amaryah Bocchino
Chief Diversity Officer
"We will better serve our clients if we offer them a diverse team in which every member of the team is bringing new ideas and energy to the table and contributing equally."
learn more >
Bernadette Catalana
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Co-Chair, Women's Forum Co-Chair
"We recognize that having a broad perspective, informed by professionals of different backgrounds, is not only the right thing to do—it is the smart thing to do."
learn more >
Carlos Poza
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Co-Chair
"The firm honors its commitment to encouraging participation in every conversation and ensuring that no voice is lost or unheard simply by virtue of its singularity."
learn more >
Jeanette Riggins
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Trial Team Development Chair
"People with diverse life experiences attack problems from different points of view, which makes for more innovative ideas."
learn more >
Candice Kusmer
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Associate Development & Recruitment Co-Chair
"Inclusion is building bridges amongst differences and applying that collective wisdom into successful partnerships and strategies."
learn more >
Carrie Lin
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Associate Development & Recruitment Co-Chair
"Diverse and minority attorneys at MG+M get assignments for premium clients and national accounts, so they can be recognized for doing important work."
learn more >
Mary Katherine Back
Pro Bono Committee Co-Chair
"MG+M emphasizes that individual differences are an asset, while fostering an environment where individuals of diverse backgrounds, identities, and family structures can succeed."
learn more >
Kaylin Grey
Pro Bono Committee Co-Chair
"The firm's pro bono work helps us play an active role in strengthening our communities by making our services accessible to those in need."
learn more >
Mary Tucker
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion and Pro Bono Manager
"MG+M's commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion mirrors the way I choose to live my life, raise my daughters—to listen and learn from the different perspectives in our communities."
learn more >
Danielle Carr
Director of Human Resources
"Hire people that you do not particularly understand. If you only hire people that you fully understand, your company will never have people better than you."
learn more >