BASF Bulletin Board: Our Members and Leaders Circle Firms Making Headlines



Dennis Raglin Named Mentor of the Year

Bay Area Lawyers for Individual Freedom (BALIF) named Dennis Raglin of Sedgwick as their Mentor of the Year.

BALIF is the nation’s oldest and largest association of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) persons in the field of law.




Michelle Banks Named Chair of MCCA Board

Michelle Banks, Executive Vice President of Global Sustainability, Global General Counsel, Corporate Secretary and Chief Compliance Officer for Gap Inc., was recently appointed to serve as chair of the Minority Corporate Counsel’s (MCCA) Board of Directors.Founded in 1997, MCCA advocates for the expanded hiring, retention, and promotion of minority attorneys in corporate law departments and the law firms that serve them.

david-tsaiDavid Tsai Named Rising Star

The Minority Corporate Counsel Association (MCCA) recently announced that David Tsai, Perkins Coie, is one of only 15 attorneys included on their 2015 List of Rising Stars.

The attorneys are chosen based on their accomplishments and dedication to the legal field and to their respective communities.

Law360 Announces Top 100 Firms For Females

The following BASF Leader Circle firms were included on Law360’s “Top 100 Law Firms for Female Lawyers” list: Hanson Bridgett; Ogletree Deakins; Shook, Hardy & Bacon; Littler Mendelson; Schiff Hardin; Hinshaw & Culbertson; Davis Wright Tremaine; Farella Braun + Martel; Mintz Levin; Durie Tangri; Goodwin Procter; Crowell & Moring; Cooley; Morgan, Lewis & Bockius; Nossaman and Perkins Coie.

Four Leader Circle Firms Included on Family Friendly List

Congratulations to BASF Leader Circle firms named a Top 10 Family Friendly Firm by Yale Law Women: Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe; Perkins Coie; Morrison & Foerster and Munger, Tolles & Olson.