Chairman, Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP

Steven Gartner became Co-Chairman of Willkie Farr & Gallagher in 2010 and has been with the firm for more than 30 years. Steven is a frequent speaker and author on corporate and financial law. 

Willkie Farr & Gallagher’s diversity efforts include a cross-office mentoring program for associates, one-on-one interactions between Members of the Executive Committee and diverse associates, and a Women’s Professional Development Committee. The firm is also very active in pro bono and was named a Top Firm for Diversity in 2016 on The American Lawyer's Diversity Scorecard.

Joined LCLD 2017 

Highlights of LCLD Participation 

Fellows Program
Fellows nominated: 
2020: Melanie Medina; 2019: Diana Santos; 2018: Andrea Hwang; 2017: Anne Choe

Pathfinder Program
Pathfinders selected:
2020: Kurt Lyn, Emerson Girardeau; 2019: Kyle Matthews; 2018: Isabel Araujo; 2017: Victoria Rosales

1L Scholars Program
Scholars hosted: 
2020: Ebenezer Abaidoo, Jahi Beal, Claudia Wang, Ocean Lu; 2019: Khara John, Kelsey Gedin, Hannah Beattie; 2018: John Collins, Michele St. Julien

Success in Law School Mentoring Program
Mentors Provided: 2019, 2017

Annual Meeting (2020, 2019, 2018, 2017)

Member: Steven Gartner

Diversity Professional: Kim Walker 

Communications: Kim Walker