Smith Anderson Partners with Legal Organizations to Celebrate Diversity in the Profession

Raleigh, N.C. – On June 10, 2015, Smith Anderson co-sponsored a diversity networking mixer designed to foster connections among minority attorneys in North Carolina and support diversity in the profession. The 2nd annual “Summer Networking Mixer” was organized by the North Carolina Bar Association’s (NCBA’s) Minorities in the Profession (MIP) Committee, the Capital City Lawyers Association and the George H. White Bar Association. The event was attended by 90 attorneys, including Smith Anderson attorney Sharita Whitaker, who is the incoming Chair of the MIP Committee.

About Minorities in the Profession (MIP)
The Minorities in the Profession Committee (MIP) is a committee of the NCBA dedicated to promoting an increased presence of minorities in the legal profession; the ongoing education of minorities in the legal profession; the betterment of life for those minorities in the legal profession; providing the public with quality information regarding issues of concern to minority lawyers; and educating the public about the contributions of North Carolina’s minority lawyers. For more information, please visit

About Smith Anderson
Founded in 1912, Smith Anderson has grown to become the largest business and litigation law firm headquartered in the Research Triangle region and one of the largest in North Carolina. We provide a full range of legal services to a diverse and dynamic group of regional, national and international companies. Over one hundred years of practicing law has grounded our Firm's culture, informed our perspective and provided us the insight necessary to help our clients succeed. Over time, our core principles have remained unchanged. We remain personally dedicated to the success, prosperity and betterment of our clients, our friends and the communities we serve. 


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