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The Minority In-House Counsel Association (“MIHCA”) is a wholly separate and independent 501 (c)(3) organization that has no affiliation with the Minority Corporate Counsel Corporation (“MCCA”).

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Meet the 2018 MIHCA Conference Faculty!

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Ambassador Andrew Young

2018 MIHCA Conference Keynote, legendary civil rights leader,

former U.N. Ambassador, and

Mayor of Atlanta

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Sharon Rowen

Founding Partner at Rowen & Klonoski and R&K Productions, Director and Producer of the documentary entitled,

"Balancing the Scales"

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Audrey Boone Tillman

Executive Vice President and General Counsel at Aflac

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Honorable Leah Ward Sears

Partner in the Business Litigation and Appellate Practice at Smith, Gambrell & Russell LLP and former Chief Justice of the Georgia Supreme Court

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Michelle Ifill

General Counsel and Senior Vice President of Verizon Corporate Services Group, Inc. 

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Burt Fealing

Executive Vice President, General Counsel, and Corporate Secretary at Southwire

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Monica Howard Douglas

General Counsel at Coca-Cola, North America

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Peter Muniz

Vice President and Deputy General Counsel at The Home Depot, Inc.

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Neer Gupta

Associate General Counsel at Verizon, Intellectual Property

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Sloane Perras

Senior Vice President, Chief Legal Officer, Chief Administrative Officer and Corporate Secretary, Risk at the Krystal Company and On The Border Mexican Grill & Cantina Restaurants

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Vanessa Bailey

Director of Intellectual Property Policy at Intel Corporation

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Allen Lo

Vice President and Deputy General Counsel, Head of Intellectual Property at Facebook

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Ami Patel Shah

Managing Director at Fortress Investment Group's Intellectual Property Finance Group

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Debbie Stone

JD, CPCC, PCC, Executive Coach, Author, Speaker, Novateur Partners

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Erika Jackson Gardner

Assistant General Counsel at The Home Depot, Inc.

Jeanne Somma

Director of Analytics and Managed Review at RVM Enterprises

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Michele Mayes

General Counsel at New York Public Library, Critically Acclaimed Co-Author of "Courageous Counsel"

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Ingrid Hackett

General Counsel and Compliance Officer at Quantum Spatial Inc. (QSI)

Angela Frazier

Assistant General Counsel at Cox Communications, Inc.

Oni Holley-Brown

Assistant General Counsel - Employment and Data Privacy at U.S. Security Associates, Inc.

Meet the 2018 MIHCA Conference Team!

Conference

Co-Chairs

Glenda Martinez - Former Senior Vice President and Associate General Counsel at Univision Communications Inc.

John Childs -  MIHCA Secretary, Assistant General Counsel- Litigation at Georgia-Pacific LLC.

Marketing Chair

Sonya Olds Som - Partner at Major, Lindsey & Africa

Programming Chair

Lata Setty - MIHCA Chair, Intellectual Property Officer at UnitedLex Corporation

Melba Hughes - Partner at Major, Lindsey & Africa

Members: Sonya Som, Stephen Brown, Angela Grayson, Julie Mehta and Karma Rodgers

MIHCA Staff

Karma Rodgers - MIHCA Executive Director, Partner at MWH Law Group

Jessica Ocampo - MIHCA Law Student Intern, National President of the Law Student Division - Hispanic National Bar Association, 3L Student at The John Marshall Law School

Fundraising and Sponsorships Co-Chairs

Carlos Vasquez - Senior Vice President, Chief Counsel LAC at Visa Inc.

Julie Mehta - MIHCA Vice Chair,

Commercial Counsel at Ecolab, NALCO Water Division

Karma Rodgers - MIHCA Executive Director, Partner at MWH Law Group

MIHCA's Advisory Board

Earl J. Barnes, II - Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP

Stephen Brown - Senior Advisor, Board Leadership Center at KPMG, LLP

Vincent Brunetti - Chief Executive Officer at RVM Enterprises, Inc.

Angela Grayson - Principal at Precipice IP, PLLC

Emery Harlan - Partner at MWH Law Group

Victor P. Henderson - Partner at Henderson Parks, LLC