Ronald A. Norwood Presents at Two Taiwan Universities

Lewis Rice member Ronald A. Norwood and his wife, Kimberly, presented at the National Chiao Tung University in Hsinchu, Taiwan and the National Kaohsiung University of Science and Technology in Kaohsiung, Taiwan. Ron and Kimberly gave the presentation, entitled "“The Yin and Yang of American (E)Discovery,” during a visit to Taiwan in late May.

Throughout his legal career, Ron has acted as a trial attorney and appellate attorney in state and federal litigation matters throughout the United States, with primary concentrations in Missouri and Illinois. His wide-ranging practice includes representing national and regional banks, mortgage companies, and other financial institutions in a myriad of commercial and tort litigation matters. Committed to promoting diversity and inclusion within the Firm as well as within the community, Ron serves as Chairman of the Firm's Diversity & Inclusion Committee.

Professor Kimberly Jade Norwood is a Henry H. Oberschelp Professor of Law and African & African American Studies at Washington University School of Law. Professor Norwood focuses her research on black identity, colorism, implicit bias, and the intersection of race, class, and public education in America. She has also created and developed a unique service learning program for which she has won several awards (both local and national) that allows law students to receive law school credit and high school students to receive mentoring and guidance for a possible future career in the law.