2455 6th St NW, Washington, DC 20059

March 27, 2017

26… more to come

About The Conference

Attend this event where minority and women lawyers are invited to become our nation’s new “legal digital thought leaders and tech innovators” in order to create new and positive narratives about people of color and women in media.  Learn to leverage legal digital media publishing and web TV broadcasting by media industry experts and tech leaders. Hear from General Counsel and CEO’s about why “Minority Lawyer Thought Leadership Matters” and how corporate boards and leaders are looking for minority thought leadership and need a one stop solution to increase engagement with and the utilization of minority lawyers. Many outstanding in-house counsel will share their experience and insights on how to bring diverse thought leadership to minority businesses, communities and corporations. Register for this ground-breaking conference sponsored by MinorityCounselorTV.com.

This conference is all about empowering you with digital media tools to develop your “thought leadership brand” on the MCTV video platform that will distribute your content and build your professional network, to help you:

  • build a powerful network that generates clients or strategic alliances
  • land your dream position
  • elevate to a leadership or C-Suite position, or be selected for a corporate board, or
  • invest in and become a “trusted advisor” to high growth minority and women owned start-ups or any start-up to build an ecosystem of innovative businesses that solve problems and empower communities

Howard University School of Business
2600 6th St NW, Washington, DC 20059
Phone: (202) 806-1500
Entrance to the auditorium is off Fairmont St. NW & 6th St. NW.

Closest Metrorail is Shaw-Howard Metro Stop or Columbia Heights Metro Stop. Street parking is available on the campus and surrounding streets.  All facilities are wheelchair accessible.

Event Speakers

General Counsel/in-house

Donald M. Remy, EVP & CLO, NCAA

Executive Vice President,
Chief Legal Officer
National Collegiate Athletic Association – NCAA

Executive Vice President,
and General Counsel
MassMutual Financial Group

Senior Vice President
General Counsel,
and Corporate Secretary
Wgl Holdings, Inc. & Washington Gas

SVP, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary

Senior Vice President,
General Counsel &
Corporate Secretary
Abercrombie & Fitch

VP, General Counsel & Secretary

Vice President,
General Counsel & Secretary

VP, Associate General Counsel

Vice President,
Associate General Counsel and
Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer
Abercrombie & Fitch

Assistant General Counsel, National Security

Assistant General Counsel,
National Security

Jana Taylor, Attorney

Associate General Counsel,
Radio One, Inc.

Taryn Fielder, Attorney

Senior Vice President,
& General Counsel
ASB Allegiance Real Estate Fund

Mark A. Smolik, DHL

Vice President,
General Counsel & Secretary,
Chief Compliance Officer
DHL Supply Chain Americas


David Chun

President & CEO,

Associate Vice President

Associate Vice President

Senior Director, Multicultural Content

Senior Director,
Multicultural Content

Chief Innovation Officer,
Columbia Business School
Founder, 37 Angels

Jim Coleman

President & CEO,
Prince George’s County
Economic Development Corporation

Nasha Smith

Senior Director
comScore, Inc.

Dr. John Jacob

Psychologist and Founder,
Jacob Research Institute

Sheila Harris, MA - Communication Media Strategist, Time Inc., Essense Magazine

Communication/Media Strategist
Time Inc., Essence Magazine

Amy Wan, Attorney

Trowbridge Sidoti LLP

Carl Brown, Assistant Director, Howard University

State/Executive Director
District of Columbia
Small Business Development Center
Howard University

Jeffrey Gee Chin, Filmmaker, guest speaker

Filmmaker, Board Member of
Little Tokyo Historical Society

Karen Wishart, President & CEO, Curzon staffing

President & CEO
Curzon Staffing

Paul Henderson

Speaker, Writer,
Political & Legal Analyst

Robert Raben

President and Founder
The Raben Group

Jason Johnson

Professor, Political Analyst
and Public Speaker

James Beckett, Qualmet


Bar Associations

Juan Thomas, Attorney

President Elect,
National Bar Association

Leslie Richards Yellen, Attorney

National Association
of Women Lawyers

Vichal Kumar Attorney

South Asian Bar Association

Angela Lee

Chief Innovation Officer,
Columbia Business School
Founder, 37 Angels

37 Angels Logo


Hosted by:

Powerful 1-day training on “how to” invest in fast growth early stage minority & women owned start-ups – or any start-up-  for economic empowerment and community development.  Learn how you can merge your “thought leadership” with your investment power!

Event Schedule

Nearby Hotels (2 Mi. Away)


Why Attend?

You will learn how to jump start your thought leadership on the MCTV digital platform that elevates your visibility by featuring you on our live talk show, LITE Talks.   All speakers are recorded live and receive a branded channel on the MCTV network where you can publish vlogs, podcasts, white papers, events and more.

MCTV Branded Channel Page

Darah Okeke, Esq

Ajay Kuntamukkala, Esq. – Partner, Hogan Lovells
Watch Ajay’s LITE Talk on Drone Technology

Ajay Kuntamukkala, Esq





MCTV is looking for dynamic legal professionals to join our new all legal digital TV network as contributors where you can be the host of your own practice ara talk show, podcast or blog; or be  featured on the soon to be released MCTV original “ALL THINGS LEGAL”. Do you have what it takes? Only registered attendees (live or virtual) are eligible.


Upload a 2 minute video when you register for the conference for the chance to win $1,000 in cash and have your own show, podcast or blog aired on Minority Counselor TV.



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Event Pricing

Lawyer Ticket

Non Lawyer Ticket: $50

Student Ticket: $35

Why Attend?

Click here for subscription details and benefits.

EXECUTIVE – Benefits

  • 1 Conference Ticket
  • Lunch
  • Compete in Legal Innovator Pitch Contest
  • Networking/Connect thru App
  • Professional Profile listed in MCTV/MC.com up to 2 additional
  • Own TV Channel on MCTV Network
  • Own Podcast
  • Own Blog
  • Own Photo Album
  • Own Events Pages
  • Practice Area Groups
  • Speak at least 2x for LITE Talks + brand / view LITETALKS.TV
  • Attend “MCTV Brand U” seminars or other content creation webinars free or receive 30 min. free content creation consultation
  • All content posted distributed via e-mail or digital magazine to up to 165 corp. legal depts., trade organizations business publications like Black Enterprises, Hispanic Business, & millions of minority community organizations
  • Revenue share model, details @ conference – earn while you are sleeping

Premium – Benefits

  • Same benefits as Executive, plus
  • Premium VIP seats at conference
  • Attend GC & CEO Conference reception
  • Qualified to attend MC Angels Bootcamp & listed as MC Angels founding member (additional fee req. to attend)
  • Appear on new legal talk show “All Things Legal” no less than 4 x/1 qtr per year
  • Receive 4 introductions to decision makers per year
  • Listed as “Lead Contributor” on up to 3 branded Practice Area newsletters your videos, blogs or podcast content automatically included in the newsletters in the top– click to view sample
  • Profile marketed to boards of directors through MCTV alliances
  • Invites to special private procurement events or NASDAQ sponsored board education events and more….

All LITE Talks speakers are included in the MC Speaker Bureau directory, where you can be hired by organizations to speak for a fee. MCTV will handle your bookings for a % of the speaker fee negotiated.