Margee Fawley has over 18 years of experience championing law firm attorney talent management strategies across practice areas, especially as they relate to professional development and diversity, equity, and inclusion (“DEI”) initiatives. She works closely with the firm’s Executive Committee to design and direct attorney recruitment, integration, advancement, training, mentoring, evaluation, and performance management. Her responsibilities place particular emphasis on managing teams, and she regularly partners with department heads to place attorneys in client work that best employs their collaborative potential. As the administrative liaison to the DGS DEI Committee, she ensures alignment with the firm’s commitment to being a leader in fostering a more diverse, inclusive, and equitable profession and community. To that end, Ms. Fawley is responsible for the development and implementation of DEI programs and outreach. Her efforts have helped secure DGS national recognition for advancing gender parity. Ms. Fawley’s dedication to impactful DEI efforts is also reflected in her participation in key professional organizations. She is the local chair of the Professional Development Consortium and is actively involved in its annual conference and communications committee. Ms. Fawley currently serves as a mentor in the Lex Mundi STARS program.
Ms. Fawley brings to her role the critical perspective of a former practicing attorney. She holds a J.D. from Louisiana State University and a B.A. in History from Loyola University in New Orleans, Louisiana.