Associate Tiffany Johnson Moderated Panel at Professional Success Summit


DALLAS – Klemchuk LLP, a leading intellectual property (IP), litigation, and business law firm, announces Associate Tiffany Johnson moderated a panel discussion at the 2018 Professional Success Summit, Networking and Advancement for Racially and Ethnically Diverse Litigators. The Summit was hosted by the ABA Section of Litigation.

Tiffany Johnson moderated “The Diversity Scorecard Challenge: Secrets for Success” on Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018.  The panel discussion covered: How do corporations determine and maintain diversity requirements for hiring outside counsel? What can outside counsel and companies do to improve diversity? Our expert panel of in-house counsel and attorneys will discuss diversity requirements and strategies for equipping outside counsel to respond effectively to clients seeking diversity.

Panelists for this breakout included: Melanie Maynar, Walmart Stores Inc., Fayetteville, AR; Eileen Letts, Zuber Lawler & Del Duca LLP, Chicago, IL; Sanjana Mangalagiri, Allstate, Northbrook, IL; Cisselon Nichols, Shell Oil Company, Houston, TX.

Attendance at this particular breakout session earned CLE credit for Elimination of Bias.

Click to access the paper from the Diversity Scorecard Challenge breakout session.

The Professional Success Summit ran Nov. 14-16, 2018, in Houston, TX.  There were a total of 18 programs and 3 networking events across the 3 days.

Johnson serves as Vice President of the Young Lawyers Committee and is an Associate of the Lynn Inn of Court and a Fellow of the Dallas Association of Young Lawyers Foundation. Previously, Johnson served as President Emeritus of the National Society of Black Engineers, DFW Professionals Chapter.

Johnson focuses primarily on patent prosecution and strategic patent portfolio management. Johnson earned her J.D. cum laude from Thurgood Marshall School of Law at Texas Southern University where she served as Business Editor of the Thurgood Marshall Law Review. She earned her B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Texas A&M University.

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Klemchuk LLP is a litigation, intellectual property, transactional, and international business law firm dedicated to protecting innovation. The firm provides tailored legal solutions to industries including software, technology, retail, real estate, consumer goods, ecommerce, telecommunications, restaurant, energy, media, and professional services. The firm focuses on serving mid-market companies seeking long-term, value-added relationships with a law firm. Learn more about experiencing law practiced differently and our local counsel practice.

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