Belong @ MGC: Our Differences Make us Stronger

The goal of Belong @ MGC is to foster a firm culture where talented individuals from all backgrounds and experiences are recruited, empowered, included, respected and rewarded. At MGC, we embrace diversity and inclusion, recognizing that we are a better organization with people from different races, religions, backgrounds and walks of life. We bring these qualities to our relationships with clients and to the communities where we live and work.

2022 MGC CLM Diversity Scholarship Program | CLAIMS COLLEGE

Application Deadline for Claims College Scholarship: Friday, June 10, 2022
 

About MGC
Established in 1995, McAngus Goudelock & Courie (MGC) is an insurance defense firm located in the Southeast. With over 200 attorneys, MGC has 16 offices in Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia. Our firm is made up of lawyers with varying levels of experience, ranging from associates to senior litigating partners, as well as paralegals and professional support staff. MGC’s goal is to meet the needs of our clients and to exceed their expectations. We are committed to zealous representation and obtaining excellent results in the most cost-effective manner.

Our practice areas include general litigation, civil litigation, construction litigation, products liability, premises liability, professional liability, insurance coverage litigation, workers’ compensation, ADR/mediation, transportation law, employment law and real estate. The culture at MGC is one that has remained focused on its people. MGC is casual, yet professional, and offers a challenging and rewarding work environment.

MGC is committed to building a diverse and inclusive workplace. We embrace diversity, equity and inclusion, recognizing that we are a better organization with people from different races, sex (including sexual orientation and gender identity/expression), religions and backgrounds. We bring these qualities to our relationships with our clients and communities where we live and work. Diversity, equity and inclusion has always been important to our identity and culture, and we are always seeking to improve on attracting diverse candidates across all positions in our firm. 

Nature of the Scholarships
The MGC Diversity Scholarship Program will award up to five CLM scholarships. Two of the scholarships will cover the cost of the course fee and lodging for the October 2022 Litigation Management Institute (“LMI”) in Chicago. Three of the scholarships will cover the cost of the course fee and lodging for the 2022 Claims College in Baltimore, September 7-10, 2022. Travel costs, incidental expenses, and meals are not included in the scholarship.

We are currently accepting scholarship applications for the CLM’s Claims College. LMI Scholarship Application details will be forthcoming in the near future.

Claims College Scholarship Program Timeline

(Subject to change, as needed)
    • Application Submission Deadline: June 10, 2022
    • Review of Applications: June 13 – July 1, 2022
    • Scholarship Awards Notification: No later than July 11, 2022

Eligibility
We welcome applications from all CLM members who meet all of the criteria below:

    • Demonstrate a commitment to promoting diversity, equity and inclusion within their local and/or global communities

    • Are Black, Hispanic, Asian, Native American and/or multi-racial, and/or are LGBTQ+, and/or are female (regardless of race, ethnicity or sexual orientation/identity/expression) and/or have a physical or mental disability.

Selection criteria
Scholarship recipients will be selected based on consideration of the following factors:

    • Demonstrated commitment to promoting diversity, equity and inclusion

    • Personal achievement and honors

    • Demonstrated leadership ability

    • Community service

Applications Must Include:

  • Submission of a complete and accurate MGC Diversity Scholarship application (only one application per individual will be considered). Applicants for the MGC Diversity Scholarship for CLM’s Claims College will not be considered for the MGC Diversity Scholarship for CLM’s Litigation Management Institute.

  • Claims College Applicants must submit the following to diversity@mgclaw.com: 

    • A personal statement – no more than one single-spaced page in length – about how you meet the eligibility and selection criteria listed above

    • A statement – no more than one single-spaced page in length – about your entry into the claims industry and the challenges and benefits you have experienced as a diverse individual in the industry

Additional Information

  • Applicants for the LMI scholarships may be subject to an interview process.

  • There may be tax implications for scholarship recipients. Scholarship winners will receive a Form 1099. Please consult your tax advisor with any questions about taxes. 

Questions?
Please contact Courtney Holloway, Director of Attorney Recruiting, Retention and Diversity and Inclusion, at courtney.holloway@mgclaw.com.  

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