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Walmart Exec. Named To Minority Council

WASHINGTON - The Minority Corporate Counsel Association (MCCA) has announced the election of Samuel M. Reeves, General Counsel of Walmart Stores, Inc., to its Board of Directors. He succeeds fellow Walmart executive Susan Klooz, who retired from the company earlier this year.

 

Reeves is Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Walmart US Legal. He joined the company in 2002 and was promoted to his current position in 2009. Prior to joining Walmart, he clerked for Arkansas Supreme Court Justice Tom Glaze and then practiced law in Bentonville, Ark., for 11 years.

 

Besides being a member of the MCCA Board, Reeves is a member of the American Bar Association, the Arkansas Bar Association, the Association of Corporate Counsel, and is an Advisory Board Member for In Legal Color. He has served on the Board of Directors for BentonvillePublic Schools,

Bentonville United Way
and
United Way
of BentonCounty, and Bentonville Little League. He holds his Juris Doctor from the University of Arkansas at Little RockSchool of Law.

 

“The Minority Corporate Counsel is very pleased to welcome Sam Reeves to our Board of Directors,” said Executive Director Veta T. Richardson. “His proven leadership skills and commitment to public service will be invaluable as we continue our mission of furthering diversity in the legal profession. We also salute Walmart Stores for its continuing commitment to diversity, as demonstrated by another top-level executive coming to serve with us on the board.”

 

The Minority Corporate Counsel Association advocates for the expanded hiring, promotion, and retention of minority attorneys in corporate legal departments and the law firms that serve them. MCCA furthers its mission by publishing research on achieving diversity and best practices in the legal profession, honoring innovative diversity programs with its Employer of Choice and Thomas L. Sager awards, and assisting diverse law students through the Lloyd M. Johnson, Jr. Scholarship Program. MCCA’s work has been recognized with awards from the National Minority Business Council, Inc., the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the National Gay and Lesbian Law Association, and the Association of Corporate Counsel.

 

Founded in 1997, MCCA is headquartered in Washington, D.C., and also has a Southeast regional office in Atlanta, Ga.


STORY TAGS: BLACK, AFRICAN AMERICAN, MINORITY, CIVIL RIGHTS, DISCRIMINATION, RACISM, NAACP, URBAN LEAGUE, RACIAL EQUALITY, BIAS, EQUALITY



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