Merck Awards Williams & Connolly Inaugural Innovation Award for Commitment to D&I

July 2022

Merck has awarded Williams & Connolly its inaugural Innovation Award, recognizing the creativity and dedication to diversity the firm has shown in partnership with Merck during 2021.  Chief Diversity Partner Malachi Jones commented: “We are truly honored by this recognition and especially to be the inaugural recipient.” He added: “We [have] genuinely appreciated working with Merck on diversity initiatives as true partners.”

Hack Wiegmann, Williams & Connolly’s Managing Partner, also commented on this honor. “Williams & Connolly is proud to be a partner with Merck in its Diversity and Inclusion Program, and we are thrilled and honored that Merck has selected the firm as the inaugural recipient of its Innovation Award,” he said. “We work hard to promote diversity and inclusion as core values, to attract and develop a diverse team of legal talent, and to provide those talented lawyers with the opportunities necessary for them to succeed and thrive.”

Williams & Connolly recognizes diversity and inclusion as core values of the firm.  Our Diversity & Inclusion Committee develops and monitors initiatives to achieve our goals, and the entire firm implements them. Our commitment to diversity and inclusion makes us better able to serve our clients and community.

To learn more about our commitment to D&I, click here.

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