Taft Chicago partners Rita McNeil Danish and Payal Keshvani will be panelists for the session "Recruiting and Retaining Diverse Talent: Keys to Success" on Apr. 2 during the 2020 Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) Summit. Taft is also a sponsor of the all-day event. More information can be found here.
During this interactive session, participants will hear from both in-house and private practice attorneys on the ways they have succeeded and where improvement is needed. A few topics to be discussed are imposter syndrome, mentorships and community (i.e. affinity groups).
McNeil Danish is a partner in Taft's Women, Minority and Veteran-Owned Businesses and Local Government practices. She serves clients in the corporate community by providing assistance in navigating the policies, regulations and statutory requirements of governmental entities throughout the public sector. McNeil Danish brings her passion to empower economic growth in local communities through diversity and inclusion work with small, women- and minority-owned businesses.
Payal Keshvani is a partner in Taft’s Business & Finance practice focusing on general corporate and transactional matters. She represents clients in a broad range of areas, including mergers & acquisitions, private equity transactions, securities compliance and regulatory matters and debt and equity issuances. Keshvani is active in Taft’s Gender Advancement Committee and has spearheaded several initiatives to promote the firm’s industry leading modern workplace culture.