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- Published: Wednesday, 26 March 2014 10:25
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Ms. Bobbie McMorrow is a life-long, empassioned and powerful advocate for key public health issues, focusing on underserved or stigmatized populations. After graduating from Gonzaga University in 1967, she began her career as an educator for the first 13 years, when she received multiple awards, including being named Educator of the Year for the Los Angeles School District (1982). During that same period, she began her work as a volunteer community organizer. From those first years until now, she has helped found (and serve on the Boards) of a number of community organizations, including the Mar Vista Family Center in California, Self Sudan, an organization devoted to building schools in former war torn communities. In 2011, Bobbie created an organization, “Rise Up!”, an educational movement that focuses on empowering women in their lives, careers, and relationships.
In addition to her volunteer and public health activities, Bobbie McMorrow is the founder of the prestigious consulting firm McMorrow Consulting. Since 1982, she has represented 50 of the top 200 US law firms as well as many smaller firms as they have expanded across the country. Recognized as one of the leading mergers and acquisitions professionals in the country for over thirty years, she has been profiled in The American Lawyer. As an expert in strategically sound growth and a specialist in talent acquisition and integration, she has acted as trusted advisor to dozens of law firms including: Arnold & Porter; Akin Gump; Bingham; Cooley Godward; Debevoise; Dewey Ballantine; Gunderson Detmer; Hogan & Hartson; Howrey; Katten Muchin; Latham; LeBoeuf; Manatt; Mayer Brown; Milbank; Proskauer; Shearman & Sterling; Skadden; Sonnenschein; and White & Case.
A proud mother and grandmother, Bobbie and her family live in Santa Ynez, California.