Please join us for a roundtable discussion

Date & Time
September 9, 2020 from 11AM to 12:30PM EDT
This event is online. The link to attend will be in your confirmation email.

Please join Demetrius Holloway, Member at Stites & Harbison, Salila Yohn, a talent development, leadership and diversity and inclusion expert, and Courtney  Williams, Manager of Attorney Recruiting, Retention &  Diversity/Inclusion at McAngus Goudelock & Courie, to discuss what is working and not working in the area of diversity and inclusion at  mid-size law firms.

Join us for an interactive session to learn from your peers.

Zoom Meeting details:

Meeting ID: 832 0066 8090

Passcode: 399211


  • <p>Demetrius O. Holloway, <strong><br>Stites & Harbison</strong><br></p>

    Demetrius O. Holloway, 
    Stites & Harbison

    A seasoned litigator with over 18 years of experience, Demetrius represents employers in the defense of employment-based claims asserted under both Kentucky and federal law including, but not limited to, claims asserted under the ADA, ADEA, FMLA, Title VII, and the Kentucky Civil Rights Act. His experience includes defending civil actions filed in both state and federal court, as well as defending against administrative actions before state and federal administrative agencies. He is also an affiliated member of the Business Litigation and the Torts & Insurance Service Groups having successfully defended civil suits involving personal injury, defense of product liability claims, breach of contract and common law tort claims. In addition to his litigation practice, Demetrius assist clients with drafting and implementing employee handbooks and other workplace policies, and also conducts on-site training on the issues of discrimination, harassment, and retaliation.

  • <p>Courtney Williams, <br><strong>McAngus Goudelock & Courie</strong><br></p>

    Courtney Williams,
    McAngus Goudelock & Courie

    With nearly 20 years of experience in recruiting and talent management, Courtney Holloway serves as the Manager of Attorney Recruiting, Retention and Diversity at MGC, a regional insurance defense firm. Courtney has played a strategic role in building the firm’s diversity and inclusion programs, Belong @ MGC and WIN @ MGC. Courtney joined MGC in 2012 as an office manager for the firm’s Greenville location, after spending more than 10 years in the retail management and recruiting sectors. In 2017, she transitioned to the role where she now focuses on keeping diversity and inclusion at the forefront of firm initiatives, processes and procedures. In doing so, MGC promotes an environment that fosters inclusiveness and increases retention. At MGC, we embrace diversity and inclusion, recognizing that we are a better organization with people from different races, religions, backgrounds and walks of life. We bring these qualities to our relationships with clients and to the communities where we live and work. Coming from a diverse family background, diversity, equity and inclusion have been woven into Courtney’s belief system from an early age. “Throughout my life I have been immersed in varying cultural traditions and know how it has enhanced my perspectives both personally and professionally. It is my belief that we must celebrate, respect and understand our differences in order to be effective leaders, employees and citizens,” she says.

  • <p>Salila Yohn, <strong><br>InnerAdaptive LLC</strong><br></p>

    Salila Yohn, 
    InnerAdaptive LLC

    Salia is a talent development, leadership and diversity and inclusion expert, currently at InnerAdaptive LLC.

  • <p>Natalie Runyon,<br><strong>Thomson Reuters</strong></p>

    Natalie Runyon,
    Thomson Reuters

    Natalie's expertise is in building and revamping teams, company functions and programs with an eye on maximizing effectiveness and inclusion. She accomplishes transformation with a priority on talent, culture and engagement on a common vision and set of values, aligning day-to-day responsibilities with individual interests for career development and learning. This approach has resulted in getting more done collectively with fewer people. Over her 20-year career, she has revamped key account operations teams supporting revenue-producers and sales. Natalie thrives on leadership execution through coaching and mentoring staff with a focus on transforming organizations and driving change at the intersection of go-to-market opportunities and inclusion. Natalie is skilled at influencing senior stakeholders to obtain buy-in and lead change around inclusion initiatives across a highly matrixed organization and in a cross regional, fast-paced environment.


  • 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM ET

    Roundtable Begins

    Join our speakers and moderator for an interactive session, to discuss what is working and not working in the area of diversity and inclusion at mid-size law firms.

  • 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM ET

    Breakout Rooms

    During the final portion of our midsize law firm roundtable, guests will break into two groups: Recruitment and Retention. Please select which group you would like to be part of in the RSVP section of this registration page.

  • 12:30 PM ET



Event Ended

RSVPs are no longer available.