Black History Month Panel Discussion


Location: Faculty Meeting Room, Eck Hall of Law (2nd floor) (View on

A panel of Notre Dame Lawyers will discuss the sources of their inspiration, overcoming challenges, advice for law students and young attorneys, and what it means to be a “different kind of lawyer.”

The discussion will take place in the Law School’s Faculty Meeting Room, located on the second floor in Eck Hall of Law.


G. Marcus Cole
Joseph A. Matson Dean & Professor of Law at Notre Dame Law School

Alvin McKenna ’66 J.D. (joining via Zoom)
Counsel to the Firm at Porter Wright in Columbus, Ohio

Judge Ann Clair Williams ’75 J.D. (joining via Zoom)
Of Counsel at Jones Day in Chicago
Retired Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit

Paris Mayfield ’21 J.D.
Associate at Duane Morris LLP in Chicago


Max Gaston ’13 J.D.
Director of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at Notre Dame Law School