Partner Tanisha James was recognized by Corporate Counsel's 2021 Women, Influence and Power in Law Awards as a Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Champion in the law firm category. The awards honor general counsel, in-house leaders and law firm partners who have demonstrated a commitment to advancing the empowerment of women in law and promoting diversity in the legal industry.
James is a member of Cooley's antitrust & competition practice group. She advises clients, including major global businesses, on multibillion-dollar complex domestic and international mergers, acquisitions, strategic investments, joint ventures, licensing and collaboration agreements and government and private antitrust investigations. James is also heavily involved in Cooley's diversity, equity and inclusion efforts and is chair of the firm's Black Attorney Affinity Group (BAAG), and helped drive the creation and curation of BAAG's Allyship + Antiracism Resource Kit. She also serves on the firm's pro bono and mental health & wellness committees, and recently served on the nominating committee for Cooley's board of directors.
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