Partner, Chair, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP

 

Jami McKeon’s election to chair made Morgan Lewis the largest firm in the country to be led by a woman. She has been recognized throughout her career for her leadership and her litigation skills. Jami was named one of the top 75 women litigators in the country, a Best Lawyer in Commericial Litigation, and woman of the year. She says that during her tenure as chair, she will be committed to hiring and promoting minority lawyers.

“I think that if old-line law firms can have women at the head of them, that is a signal that something is changing,” she said in an interview with The Philadelphia Inquirer.

Morgan Lewis’s commitment to diversity includes mentoring, a fellows program, and focusing on employee commitments to diversity in their annual review. The firm has been recognized by MultiCultural Law magazine, the Human Rights Campaign, and the Hispanic National Bar Associatoin. 

Joined LCLD 2009 


Highlights of LCLD Participation


Fellows Program
Hosted Leadership Lunch (2014)
Fellows nominated:
2017: Omar Hemady; 2016: Michelle Park Chiu; 2014: Rodrigo Dominguez Sotomayor; 2013: John Park; 2012: Allyson N. Ho; 2011: Sarah E. Bouchard

Pathfinder Program
Pathfinders selected:
2017: Rachel Lewis

1L LCLD Scholars Program
Scholars hosted:
2016: Felix Eyzaguirre, Akbar Hossain, Brandon Nesfield, Christine Zhao; 2015: Brandee Blocker, Staci Cox, Alexandria Udeh; 2014: Joseph Chung, Ratna Shah, Di Wang; 2013: Thanh Le, Matthew Riehle, Ayanna Thomas; 2012: Emilio Grandio-Urrea, Ayman Haq, Kelly Kuschel

Success in Law School Mentoring Program
Mentors provided: 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013


Member: Jami McKeon

Diversity Professional: Kenneth O.C. Imo

Communications: Elliott Frieder