Moving the DEI Needle: Conversation with Hogan Lovells, Alterity ADR and The Equity Project

Moving the DEI Needle:
Conversation with Hogan Lovells, Alterity ADR and The Equity Project.

6 Apr, 2022
12:30 PM EDT | 5:30 PM BST

Join Burford’s conversation with prominent diversity change-makers from Hogan Lovells and Alterity ADR as we discuss innovative and pragmatic solutions to advance diversity in law.

Speakers Include

Susan Bright

Hogan Lovells, Global Managing Partner for Diversity & Inclusion and Responsible Business

Susan Bright is the Global Managing Partner for Diversity & Inclusion and Responsible Business at Hogan Lovells. Ms. Bright leads the firm’s efforts on diversity & inclusion, wellbeing, pro bono, community investment, fundraising partnerships, and sustainability globally.

Marcie Dickson

Alterity ADR, Founder & CEO

Marcie Dickson is the Founder & CEO of Alterity ADR, the largest female and
minority-owned national dispute resolution firm in the US. She leads a growing
panel of industry leading mediators and arbitrators specializing in complex domestic and international & cross-border disputes.


Burford Capital, Co-Chief Operating Officer

Aviva Will is Co-Chief Operating Officer with overall responsibility for Burford’s
global marketing, origination, and underwriting activities, and a member of Burford’s
Management and Commitments Committees. Ms. Will has overseen the continuing innovation of its offerings to law firms and companies and has been instrumental in building the industry’s most respected legal finance team and process.


Burford Capital, Chief Marketing Officer

Liz Bigham is Chief Marketing Officer with responsibility for Burford’s global marketing. Under her leadership, Burford has built an industry-leading brand in legal finance. Ms. Bigham helped launch The Equity Project, Burford’s ground-breaking initiative designed to help close the gender and racial gap in law.


Brick Court Chambers, Barrister & Queen’s Counsel; Burford Capital, Director

Harry Matovu QC is a Barrister and Queen’s Counsel at Brick Court Chambers, a Bencher of the Inner Temple and non-executive director at Burford Capital (UK) Limited. He has a high-profile commercial disputes practice and is in demand in both as leading counsel and as a top-ranked arbitrator in major international disputes.


Burford Capital, Non-Executive Director; Gratham, Mayo, Van Otterloo & C0., NonExecutive Director

Andrea Muller is a non-executive director of Burford Capital and serves on its Audit
and Nominating and Governance committees. Ms. Muller is also a director of
Grantham, Mayo, Van Otterloo & Co. LLC and has previously served as Executive
Director and Head of Global Institutional Business at Principal Global Investors.

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