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MG+M Diversity & Inclusion Committee Co-Chairs to Speak at Perrin Conferences' 2017 Diversity & Inclusion Conference

10/25/2017
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MG+M attorneys Amaryah K. Bocchino and Javier F. Flores will both be speaking at Perrin Conferences’ Diversity & Inclusion Conference on November 2nd. The event will showcase thought leaders in the U.S. legal industry, including lawyers, experts, in-house counsel, insurance professionals, consultants and jurists, sharing information and insights in ways that will educate, advocate, debate, and advance discourse, collegiality, communication and knowledge regarding diversity practices. This year’s conference is expected to attract an even larger crowd than the previous year, and will be held at Hyatt at The Bellevue in Philadelphia.

Amaryah is MG+M’s managing partner, and is based in the Wilmington office. She serves as co-chair of the Diversity & Inclusion Committee and chair of the Women’s Forum, an MG+M network of dedicated women focused on the professional and personal development of women in the firm. An accomplished practitioner in the field of products liability, premises liability and toxic tort litigation, and member of the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD), Amaryah has been a featured speaker on the subject of diversity in law at numerous events. Most recently, she spoke at Perrin Conferences’ Asbestos Litigation Conference: a National Overview & Outlook in September of this year. Amaryah will participate in a panel titled “Unique D&I Programs - Thinking Outside the Box” at this year's Diversity & Inclusion conference.


Javier F. Flores is a partner in the firm’s Boston office and co-chair of the Diversity & Inclusion Committee. Javier is currently Region I president of the Hispanic National Bar Association (HNBA), and a Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD) 2017 Fellow. He is frequently invited to speak on the topics of diversity and inclusion, products liability, and class action claims, and was recently awarded the Hispanic National Bar Association 2017 “Top Lawyers Under 40” Award. Javier will moderate a panel providing the “In House Perspective on Retention of Diverse Counsel.”

MG+M is committed to fostering a culture of diversity and inclusion at every level of the firm. We believe our greatest strength lies in combining our unique backgrounds, life experiences, and talents into a multifaceted whole. By welcoming different perspectives, we improve client service, create innovative legal theories, and develop a deep understanding of juries, judges, and adversaries. Our recruiting efforts are broad, seeking to find and attract the very best and most talented litigators to join our team of nearly 100 attorneys.