Please join Sidley’s Diversity Committee in welcoming David Lopez, General Counsel of the EEOC in the Obama Administration. Mr. Lopez will discuss the transformative effects of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, current challenges and the likely impact of the change in administration. Mr. Lopez will also share his insights on the role lawyers can play in shaping our nation’s future.
Program 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Reception 7:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
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DAVID LOPEZ served as General Counsel of the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) from April 8, 2010 until December 9, 2016 – the longest serving General Counsel of the agency. As General Counsel, Mr. Lopez was in charge of the Commission’s litigation program. Prior to joining the EEOC, Mr. Lopez was a Senior Trial Attorney with the Civil Rights Division, Employment Litigation Section, of the U.S. Department of Justice in Washington, DC. Between 1988 and 1991, Mr. Lopez was an Associate with Spiegel and McDiarmid in Washington, DC.