Taft partners Rita McNeil Danish and Payal Keshvani will be participating on the panel for the session “Negotiation Hot Topics: What Lawyers Need to Know to Succeed” at the ACC Chicago Summit on Aug. 30 at 1:15 p.m. CST. The discussion will provide best practices and techniques for lawyers to consider in negotiations for their clients. McNeil Danish will serve as moderator, and Keshvani will be one of three panelists. Taft is also a sponsor of the panel session.
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McNeil Danish is a leader, advisor, advocate, and catalyst for change and focuses on infusing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion into Taft’s culture across its offices and in the local communities. With hands-on experience in the public and private sector, she is a trusted counsel in crisis management, government affairs, economic development, and municipal law. As an active member in the community, she contributes her legal knowledge to various causes and diversity and inclusion organizations.
Keshvani represents business clients in a wide variety of areas, including mergers and acquisitions, private equity transactions, regulatory matters, and debt and equity issuances. In addition to these matters, she provides pro bono services to the Chicago Architecture Biennial and acts as its Secretary and Outside Counsel. Keshvani serves on the board for Alternatives, Inc., an inclusive, multi-cultural youth development organization that provides a safe space through restorative justice and behavioral health services for thousands of Chicago’s young people and their families.