Press Release

Morgan Lewis Partner Undray Wilks to Receive Illinois Diversity Council Leadership Excellence in the Law Award

July 28, 2016

CHICAGO, July 28, 2016: Morgan Lewis litigation partner Undray Wilks has been selected by the Illinois Diversity Council (ILDC) as one of its Leadership Excellence in the Law award recipients.

Mr. Wilks was nominated for the award by corporate counsel, other lawyers, and professionals across a number of industries. Honorees include those who have reached the top of their profession and are effective leaders within their organizations, while driving change, contributing to business growth, and inspiring others to succeed.

Mr. Wilks concentrates his practice on litigation, with a primary focus on products liability, toxic tort, and insurance coverage matters. He works on a team that serves as national trial counsel in asbestos litigation for numerous multinational corporations, where he is responsible for overseeing and managing large case dockets in several high-risk jurisdictions.

Honorees, including Morgan Lewis labor and employment partner Debbie Davidson, will be recognized during a breakfast at the 3rd Annual IL Leadership Conference on October 4 at the Hilton Chicago. The Illinois Diversity Council is part of the larger National Diversity Council, a nonprofit organization committed to fostering a learning environment for organizations to grow in their knowledge of diversity.