The Minority Corporate Counsel Association along with its President & Chief Executive Officer Joseph K. West will be honored by the Black Entertainment & Sports Lawyers Association with the association’s Beacon of Diversity Award during BESLA’s upcoming conference in October.
“Joseph West and MCCA have consistently demonstrated through the years the importance of increasing the pipeline for diversity, including the entertainment, sports and new media industries,” said Lawrence C. Hinkle II, BESLA Vice President and Partner at Fox, Rothchild, LLP in Los Angeles. “Increasing the pipeline for diversity is a core mission of BESLA, and we commend you on your undying efforts in that regard.”
The mission of the Minority Corporate Counsel Association (MCCA) is to advocate for the expanded hiring, promotion, and retention of minority attorneys in corporate legal departments and the law firms that they retain. West has led the MCCA for the last three years. Prior to his time at MCCA West had an active law practice and was Associate General Counsel at Walmart, and worked in the legal department of Entergy Corporation.
BESLA’s 34th Annual Conference themed “Embracing Transformation: Mastering the Evolving Landscape of the Entertainment & Sports Industries will be held in Playa del Carmen, Mexico October 22-26, 2014.
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