#MBBALearns MBBA In-House Session Support (Session 3)

July 28, 2020 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Virtual - Zoom
The Metropolitan Black Bar Association

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:

· 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)

Session 3

July 28th 2020 5:30 - 6:30pm


Areal Allen-Stewart, Associate Director, Compliance and Regulatory Counsel at Ross Stores, Inc. and MBBA General Counsel


Paula Tuffin, Chief Compliance Officer and General Counsel – Better.com

Alphonzo Grant, Managing Director, Legal & Compliance Division, Global Litigation Group – Morgan Stanley


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

*These sessions will not be recorded*