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 Commercial 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 Association. Morgan Lewis was named an LCLD Top Performer in 2018, 2020, and 2021.
Joined LCLD 2009
Highlights of LCLD Participation
Hosted Leadership Lunch (2018, 2014)
2021: Elizabeth Ali; 2020: Michele Buenafe; 2019: Jocelyn Cuttino; 2018: David Monteiro; 2017: Omar Hemady; 2016: Michelle Park Chiu; 2014: Rodrigo Dominguez Sotomayor; 2013: John Park; 2012: Allyson N. Ho; 2011: Sarah E. Bouchard
1L LCLD Scholars Program
2021: Lisa Wang, Sammi Chen, Shinae Yoon, Rebecca Ho, Jasmine Fong, Tamara Adams, Ellen Jeong, Emilio Mendez, Freddie George, Alyssa Huang, Alex Finkelstein; 2020: Fiona Hayman, Gabrielle Kim, Nicole Cabanez, Arden Lieberman, Kimberly Liu, Matthew Micik, Andrew Savage, Zina Barghash, Erin Flood, Chad Williams, Alexander Finkelstein, Paul Riley, Jr.; 2019:Kyle Fraser, David Yates, Christopher Doherty, John-Henry Marley, Sarah Iyere, Bakari Ziegler, Maya Hairston, Aubrey Gemmell-Nunez, Rachel Barnes; 2018: Donna Cao, Hannah Dawson, Jillian Gray, Jennifer Hill, Jeffrey Ho, Lingzi Hu, Gabriella Ravida, Emmaline Rees, Frank Williams III; 2017: Mitchell Gilburne, Adrienne Tarver; 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: 2021, 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013
Leadership Summit (2021)
Member: Jami McKeon