Grace E. Speights


Grace E. Speights defends clients against employment discrimination claims—particularly class claims—and claims of discrimination in public accommodations. She also counsels on best practices for corporate diversity initiatives. With litigation and trial experience, Grace has represented clients in the financial services, pharmaceutical, retail, defense, transportation, medical device, and technology industries before US federal courts nationwide and local courts in the DC metropolitan area. She also represents clients in systemic investigations and litigation brought by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). Grace is Co-Managing Partner of the Washington, DC, office.


1/8/2016 - 2015 Class Action Group Of The Year: Morgan Lewis, Law360

3/18/2015 - Morgan Lewis Labor and Employment Partner Grace Speights Named to Lawyers of Color 2015 Power List

1/20/2015 - Morgan Lewis Appoints New Co-Managing Partner in Washington, D.C. Office

1/9/2015 - Minority Powerbrokers Q&A: Morgan Lewis' Grace Speights, Law360

11/1/2014 - Partners quoted in new women rainmaker e-book

10/27/2014 - Morgan Lewis Labor and Employment Partner Grace Speights Recognized by Washington Business Journal

9/12/2014 - American College of Trial Lawyers Inducts Morgan Lewis Labor and Employment Partner Grace Speights

7/2/2014 - The Diversity Discussion: How Firms Stand Out, Chicago Lawyer (read the article)

6/30/2014 - Morgan Lewis Named Washington, D.C. Labor & Employment Litigation Dept. of the Year: The National Law Journal Salutes Firm for Depth and Variety of Matters

3/5/2014 - Morgan Lewis Partner Recognized on Lawyers of Color “Power List”

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