Mousa Alshanteer and Collins Saint Participate in ABA YLD Panel Discussion
Brooks Pierce attorneys Mousa Alshanteer and Collins Saint participated in the American Bar Association’s (ABA) Young Lawyers Division (YLD) webinar on August 11 titled, “Best Practices for Legal Diversity Pipeline Programs.” Saint moderated the panel discussion and Alshanteer participated as a panelist. The discussion included an overview of the importance of pipeline programs as a component of diversifying the profession and provided best practices for setting goals, fostering partnerships, creating a sense of belonging, measuring the effectiveness of programs and keeping up with legal issues impacting diversity and equity programs.
Alshanteer has advised various health care providers, including physicians, group practices, hospitals and surgery centers, on a wide variety of transactional matters, general business matters, regulatory compliance and litigation. Additionally, he has planned, negotiated, and documented a variety of corporate transactions across several industries, such as mergers and acquisitions (including both purchases and sales) and private equity financing. He has also represented clients of all types and sizes in general business matters, such as entity formation and organization, corporate governance and contract drafting and negotiation.
Saint advises and litigates on behalf of public and private educational institutions and school boards on an array of education law issues, including special education and disability issues, civil rights laws, and tort claims. He also represents businesses in a variety of industries to resolve disputes, litigating in state and federal court when necessary. He has a particular focus on diversity and civil rights issues, including issues related to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, and religion.