The Employment Law Solution: McFadden Davis Celebrates Black History

Chandra C. Davis, co-founding partner of ELS, celebrated Black History by making a video tour of the firm, highlighting great legal minds and community change agents.

ELS Black History Office Tour

Chandra Davis Gives Tour of The Employment Law Solution: McFadden Davis in Celebration of Black History

“When my law partner, Jamala McFadden and I started the firm it was with the knowledge that we did not do this alone. We were inspired by many of the people you see on the walls of our offices.”

We hope you enjoy the tour!

Featured individuals include:

Justice Leah Ward Sears: First African–American female Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Georgia

Justice Thurgood Marshall: First African-American Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States from October 1967 – October 1991. He argued for desegregation of schools in Brown v. Board of Education.

Justice Constance Baker Motley: First African- American federal judge appointed in 1966.  She argued Brown v. Board of Education with Justice Marshall, the case that desegregated public schools in America.

Michelle Obama: African-American lawyer, writer, mother, and first African-American First Lady from 2009-2017.

Kamala Harris: American attorney and politician serving as the junior United States Senator from California since 2017. A member of the Democratic Party and possible candidate in the 2020 Presidential election.

Charlotte E. Ray: First African-American female lawyer in the United States. Ray graduated from Howard University School of Law in 1872.

Carol Moseley Braun: American diplomat, politician and lawyer who represented Illinois in the United States Senate from 1993 to 1999.

The Honorable Vanessa D. Gilmore: Gilmore is a Judge on the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas appointed by Bill Clinton. In 1994 she was the youngest sitting federal judge in the United States.

The Honorable Roger L. Gregory: Judge Gregory is the first African-American judge appointed to the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit in December 2000, located in Richmond, Virginia.  He is currently the Court’s Chief Judge.  He is also the former law partner of the first African-American elected Governor in the United States, L. Douglas Wilder.

Vernon Jordan: American business executive and leading figure in the Civil Rights Movement, he was chosen by President Bill Clinton as a close adviser.

The Employment Law Solution: McFadden Davis, LLC – Black History Month – Tour of ELS, February 2019

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