2 minute read | June.20.2023
The Minority Corporate Counsel Association (MCCA) has recognized Orrick partner Eugene Clark-Herrera as a 2023 Rainmaker. The award honors lawyers for “remarkable success through their innovative, consistent, proactive business development strategies and client development skills.”
It’s the fifth time in six years the MCCA has awarded that honor to an Orrick partner.
“These extraordinary attorneys serve as shining examples of what can be accomplished through dedication, creativity and the ability to foster meaningful connections,” the MCCA said of Eugene and nine other 2023 Rainmakers.
Eugene is recognized for the impact of his public finance practice, which is devoted to improving access to capital for schools in disadvantaged communities. In more than 20 years at Orrick, Eugene has:
Eugene’s belief that high-functioning public schools are vital for a healthy democracy has led him to:
Eugene is one of three firmwide DEI leaders at Orrick, focusing on talent. He has championed DEI initiatives for two decades, leading DEI initiatives in San Francisco as well as leading the Black Lawyers of Orrick affinity group.
The MCCA selected its 2023 Rainmakers “from an exceptional group of prominent attorneys who have a proven record of compiling books of business exceeding $5 million annually and who have contributed significantly to their communities.” Other Orrick partners named as MCCA Rainmakers in the last six years include: