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March/April 2014


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p.36 Unjust laws are met with destruction. FEATURES 20 MCCA’S RISING STARS


Read about the amazing young attorneys in MCCA’s network who will be the face of the legal profession in years to come. The list includes in-house and outside counsel from all over the country. In a few years, it won’t be a surprise to see these attorneys in even more prominent roles. BY PATRICK FOLLIARD


BROUGHT DOWN DOMA Over the past few years, acceptance of same-sex marriage has become mainstream, culminating in the invalidation of the Defense of Marriage Act by the U.S. Supreme Court. Who are the lawyers who made it happen and what challenges are they facing now? BY LEKAN OGUNTOYINBO


36 THE LAWYERS WHO 42 WHO MADE PARTNER IN 2013?


MCCA congratulates the attorneys of color joining the partnership ranks in 2013. COMPILED BY JOSHUA H. SHIELDS


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