#MBBALearns MBBA In-House Session Support (Session 1)

June 30, 2020 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Virtual - Zoom
The Metropolitan Black Bar Association
#MBBALearns MBBA In-House Session Support (Session 1) @ Virtual - Zoom

In response to the COVID-19 Pandemic and recent incidents of racial injustice, the MBBA will be hosting a series of three 60-minute sessions for black in-house attorneys intended to provide career support. Each session will feature two senior black in-house attorneys and will be moderated MBBA board members.

The sessions will not be recorded. Each session will be shaped by questions and concerns submitted anonymously prior to each session, however topics during these frank conversations with in-house attorneys may include:

Session 1

June 30th 2020 12:30 - 1:30pm


Kevin Jordan, Associate General Counsel - Digital & Analytics at McKinsey & Company & Board Member - MBBA


David Hubbard, Vice President & Deputy General Counsel – Verizon Communications

Zenola Harper, Vice President, Litigation, Labor and Employment – Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey

· Anxiety around layoffs and furloughs and staying prepared for any outcome

· How to stay productive during the pandemic

· What to do if work expectations are unclear or cannot be achieved due to decreased client demand or a change in business priorities

· Mental health support/dealing with feeling overwhelmed, disconnected and isolated

· Professional development /branding

· Self-care/ taking personal time off

· Dealing with the “Home Office” and disruption (children, pets, technology)” and disruption (children, pets, technology)


Please submit your anonymous questions and concerns via the form available HERE.

*These sessions will not be recorded*