McDonald Carano Earns First DEI Medallion from the Nevada State Bar

McDonald Carano is proud to be the first firm to earn the State Bar of Nevada’s new “Partner in Diversity, Equity and Inclusion” medallion in recognition of our DEI initiatives. The medallion is awarded to firms that complete at least five DEI initiatives in the categories of recruitment, retention, pipeline and community programs, and coaching and training. McDonald Carano completed more than 10 initiatives and additional DEI programs are underway. 

“Congratulations to McDonald Carano on being the first firm in Nevada to earn the State Bar of Nevada’s DEI Medallion! With this medallion, the State Bar recognizes McDonald Carano’s commitment to incorporating diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives in its practice. Thank you for being a partner in diversity, equity, and inclusion.” Judi De Marco, State Bar of Nevada, Diversity & Programs Manager

We would like to thank our DEI Committee and its leaders, Mackenzie Warren Kay, Karyna Armstrong, and Kelci Binau, for their time, energy, and dedication to integrate DEI throughout our firm. Our DEI achievements also would not be possible without the commitment from Firm Managing Partner George Ogilvie who not only championed the creation of our DEI Committee and helped draft our DEI Policy, but also continues to play an ongoing direct role in developing, facilitating, and implementing our firm-wide DEI initiatives.

McDonald Carano is proud to receive the State Bar’s first 2023 Partner in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Medallion. The State Bar launched its DEI Medallion Program in 2023 after extensive meetings with law firms across the state. The State Bar is committed to addressing diversity, equity, and inclusion through dialogue, education, and sharing resources. Information about the DEI Medallion Program is available here.

About McDonald Carano

McDonald Carano has been shaping Nevada’s legal, business, and policy landscape since our founding in 1949. With more than 60 lawyers and government affairs professionals working from offices in Reno, Las Vegas, and Carson City, we are Nevada’s law firm for business. Our local, national and international clients include Fortune 500 corporations, fast-growth and mid-market companies, entrepreneurs and startups, non-profit organizations, government entities, and high-net-worth individuals. Our attorneys deliver cross-discipline, one-stop, business law and government affairs counsel. Please visit

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