Cozen O’Connor: Maryland Law Alum And Chief Diversity Officer Lynnette Espy-Williams On Honing Your Craft, Finding A Mentor, And Changing Cities [Above the Law]

Maryland Law Alum And Chief Diversity Officer Lynnette Espy-Williams On Honing Your Craft, Finding A Mentor, And Changing Cities [Above the Law]

Friday, March 9, 2018

Lynnette Espy-Williams spoke with Above the Law about her new role as the firm's Chief Diversity Officer. Lynnette, who is moving from the firm's Atlanta office to the Washington, D.C. office, said, "I am so excited that I am able to return to Washington, D.C., as I went to law school nearby in Maryland. I am looking forward to exploring the city and am grateful to be taking on such an important and significant role at Cozen O’Connor." She also shared a little bit about her educational and career background and gave advice for law students and young attorneys just beginning their careers. In addition, Lynnette shared what she hopes to accomplish in her new role. "One of my goals is to strengthen the firm’s resource groups tailored to promote the success and inclusion of five self-identifying constituencies: (1) Asian Attorney Resource Group; (2) Black Attorney Resource Group; (3) LGBTQ Attorney Resource Group; (4) Hispanic/Latino Attorney Resource Group; and (5) Disabled and/or Veteran Attorney Resource Group," said Lynnette.

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Contacts

Lynnette D. Espy-Williams

Chief Diversity Officer
Member

lespy-williams@cozen.com

(202) 912-4845

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