Newsmaker Breakast: Celebrating the Life of Thurgood Marshall – A Baltimore Hero – February 2018

  • Celebrating the Life of Thurgood Marshall – A Baltimore Hero
    February 28, 2018
    7:30 am - 9:30 am

In recognition of Black History Month, join regional business leaders for a conversation about Thurgood Marshall with Larry Gibson, author of Young Thurgood, The Making of a Supreme Court Justice.

Gibson’s book describes the environment, people and events that shaped Thurgood Marshall’s attitudes, work habits and priorities in his formative years. The book won a 2013 International Book Award for Marshall’s biography.

Gibson, a Professor of Law at the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law, grew up in Baltimore, attended Howard University and earned his Juris Doctor from Columbia University.

During the administration of President Jimmy Carter, Gibson served as an Associate Deputy Attorney General and as Director of the National Economic Crimes Project for the United States Department of Justice. He was Vice Chair of the National Security Council’s Working Group on Terrorism.

Gibson is Of Counsel to the Baltimore law firm Shapiro, Sher, Guinot & Sandler.

When: Wednesday, February 28, 2018; 7:30 a.m. registration, 8 a.m. program

Where: Greater Baltimore Committee, 111 South Calvert Street, Suite 1700, Baltimore, MD 21202

Cost: $45

This event is open to GBC member companies and employees of GBC member companies.

To be eligible for a refund the Greater Baltimore Committee requires a 72-hour cancellation notice.

For event and sponsorship information, contact Event and Business Development Manager Lisa Byrd at 410-727-2820.

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111 South Calvert Street, Suite 1700, Baltimore, Maryland, 21202, United States