The Women’s Initiative (WIN) is MGC’s commitment to recruit, retain and advance women in the legal industry, as well as to provide a platform for engagement, development and leadership opportunities for women at MGC.

  • Women's History Month | March 2021

    March 8, 2021 | We’re celebrating International Women’s Day and kicking-off Women’s History Month with our first feature on MGC’s Director of Operations Dana Eilrich. Read more

    March 19, 2021 | Checkout our second Women’s History Month feature on MGC Atlanta attorney Trula Mitchell. Read more

    March 26, 2021 | Meet MGC Columbia attorney Mundi George in our third Women’s History Month feature. Read more

    March 26, 2021 | We’re excited to be closing-out Women’s History Month with our fourth feature on MGC’s Manager of Attorney Recruitment, Retention and Diversity Courtney Holloway. Read more

  • Making Strides: Centennial of the 19th Amendment | August 2020

    August 28, 2020 | We continue our spotlight series with Lucie Peoples – a litigation attorneys in MGC’s Asheville office. Read more

    August 24, 2020 | As we continue to recognize the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment ratification, it’s imperative to note that women of color were denied the right to vote 45 years after its passing; decades of discriminatory practices led to disenfranchisement and suppressed voices. Inclusive voting rights weren’t established until 1965 through the Voting Rights Act, signed into law by Lyndon B. Johnson. Read more

    August 21, 2020 | We continue our spotlight series with Jean Fries – a litigation support assistant in MGC’s Myrtle Beach office. Read more

    August 18, 2020 | Today commemorates the centennial anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment – granting and protecting women’s constitutional right to vote. The path to ratification came with obstacles and barriers, as advocates and activists fought to change history forever. In 1920, they succeeded, and in doing so redefined what it meant to be a woman in the United States. Read more

    August 17, 2020 | Did you know that favorable votes from at least 36 states were needed for the 19th Amendment to become law? The final vote was cast on August 18, 1920 by Tennessee, over a year after Congress approved the Amendment. Read more

    August 14, 2020 | We continue our Making Strides | Women of MGC spotlight with Dorothy Huskey – a litigation paralegal in MGC’s Greenville office. Read more

    August 10, 2020 | The Rollin sisters were pioneers in South Carolina history, as they used their political and social influence, education and tenacity to advance the women’s suffrage movement. Read more

    August 7, 2020 | In our first issue of Making Strides | Women of MGC, we spotlight Alee Gonzalez – a scheduling assistant in MGC’s Greenville office. Read more

    August 3, 2020 | August 18 commemorates the centennial anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment, which granted women the right to vote in the United States. All month long, we’re paying tribute to the decades-long fight led by suffragists and honoring the women of MGC who continue to make strides. Read more

  • Women's History Month: Women to Watch | March 2020

    April 7, 2020 | In our fourth issue of Women to Watch, we spotlight Selen Vining – a workers’ compensation attorney in MGC’s Charlotte office. Read more

    March 25, 2020 | In our third issue of Women to Watch, we spotlight Lauren Holloway – a litigation attorney in MGC’s Memphis office. Read more

    March 11, 2020 | In our second issue of Women to Watch, we spotlight Lynn Olmert – a workers’ compensation attorney in MGC’s Atlanta office. Read more

    March 4, 2020 | In our first issue of Women to Watch, we spotlight Emily Bishop – a litigation attorney in MGC’s Richmond office. Read more

  • WIN @ MGC Spotlights

    July 2021 | We’re thrilled to be highlighting workers’ compensation attorney Holly Nash Hodge, who co-opened MGC’s Jackson in 2018. Read more

    December 2019 | This month, we highlight John Jeffries, a litigation attorney located in the firm’s Charlotte office and committee member of WIN @ MGC. Read more

    July 2019 | This month, we highlight Melissa Cleary, a workers’ compensation attorney located in the firm’s Raleigh office and chair of WIN @ MGC. Read more