While serving Amgen Inc. as a senior vice president and chief compliance officer, Anna Richo, JD, has 25 years’ experience in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industry. Anna Richo was highlighted in an online article by the Minority Corporate Counsel Association for her achievements overseeing litigation for companies such as the Baxter Healthcare Corporation.
Founded in 1997, the Minority Corporate Counsel Association (MCCA) supports attorneys of minority backgrounds in corporate legal departments and law firms. The organization focuses on research and training to build awareness about its mission. In addition, it publishes Diversity & The Bar, a magazine distributed to Association members every two months.
Diversity & The Bar reaches more than 35,000 readers, most of whom are senior in-house legal advisors and attorneys. The readership is split nearly in half between genders. Among the topics discussed in 2015 were best practices for diversity professionals, the winners of the MCCA’s Rainmakers Award, and the recipients of the Lloyd M. Johnson Jr. Scholarship. In addition, the magazine published a feature article about rising stars in the corporate legal field.