John Myung has joined Foley & Mansfield as its Director of Diversity & Inclusion. Myung will serve as the Firm’s senior leader for diversity and inclusion and work closely with the Foley & Mansfield Executive Committee and Diversity Committee in establishing and executing the Firm’s recruiting, retention, professional development and strategic plans for diversity and inclusion.
“John is a highly accomplished and respected leader with a unique combination of legal and diversity and inclusion experience,” said Kyle Mansfield, Foley and Mansfield’s Managing Partner. “We are thrilled that he has joined us and are confident that his experience and dedicated focus on diversity and inclusion will further advance the tremendous work of our Diversity and Inclusion Committee and supporting members of the Firm.”
John joins the firm after serving 21 years as a senior managing attorney at Prudential Financial Inc. where he managed complex domestic and international legal matters; retained and mentored a diverse team of legal professionals; and developed policies and programs designed to promote and empower professionals and associates from underrepresented groups.
“I look forward to working with the Firm’s leadership and lawyers at all levels to continue the efforts that have already been made,” said Myung. “I am also ready to further foster an inclusive climate where everyone at Foley & Mansfield can bring their authentic selves to work; partner with and consult clients of the firm on diversity and inclusion best practices; and advocate for Foley & Mansfield’s diverse population.”
John earned his B.S.B.A. degree in Finance and Marketing from Denver University and his J.D./M.B.A. from the University of Tulsa, College of Law and Business. John resides in New York City with his partner, and he will work out of our New York City office.