Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia Paradigm Award Luncheon
The Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia (the Chamber) is pleased to announce that Jami Wintz McKeon, Chair of Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP, who received the 2019 Paradigm Award, the region’s most prestigious award for businesswomen.
Yesterday, Thursday, March 21, 2019 from 11:00 AM – 1:30 PM, the business community celebrated Ms. McKeon’s accomplishments with the presentation of the Paradigm crystal sculpture at a luncheon at the Bellevue Hotel Grand Ballroom. Ms. McKeon will also designate $25,000 in charitable gifts provided with support from EY.
“Jami is one of our region’s most influential leaders. Her outstanding efforts to promote diversity within the legal community are widely recognized,” said Chamber President and CEO, Rob Wonderling. “We are truly fortunate to have someone of Jami’s stature within our community.”
Now in her fifth year as Chair, Ms. McKeon has catapulted Morgan Lewis into an elite international powerhouse through strategic investments, including in Asia, now encompassing more than 2,000 lawyers across 30 offices. As the leader of one of the biggest law firms in the United States and one of the few women heading a global law firm, Ms. McKeon provides strategic direction to the firm with a relentless focus on client service.
The program yesterday included honoring Paradigm Scholarship for Working Women, which awards several women up to $5,000 in merit-based scholarships to help complete their undergraduate degrees while working full-time at Chamber member companies.
Emily Bittenbender, Managing Partner, Bittenbender Construction, LP. paid tribute to the young women. (source)