Founding Principal, The Still Center LLC
Denise A. Robinson is the founding principal of The Still Center LLC, a consultancy focused on facilitating personal well-being, meaningful interpersonal connections, and organizational diversity, equity, and inclusion. Denise’s work is informed by over 15 years of experience spanning legal, financial, and academic arenas. After counseling clients on a variety of labor and employment matters as a law firm associate, Denise pursued a career building diverse and inclusive institutions, including as a law school and college admissions officer focused on multicultural recruitment for Georgetown University. She continued this pursuit at O’Melveny & Myers LLP, where she was promoted through a series of roles to serve as the firm’s director of diversity & inclusion. Subsequently, Denise served as the diversity officer for the International Monetary Fund. Denise is also a registered yoga teacher with Yoga Alliance, which is the foundation of her work in mindfulness, meditation, and other contemplative practices.
As a consultant, Denise performs cultural assessments, provides strategic advice, and delivers training on diversity, equity, and inclusion, well-being, and other talent development topics. In addition, she has directed benchmarking surveys and other think tank projects to advance diversity, equity, and inclusion in the legal profession. Denise earned her undergraduate degree from Ohio University’s Honors Tutorial College and is a graduate of the University of Chicago Law School, where she served as the chapter president of the Black Law Students Association and a student advocate in the Mandel Legal Aid Clinic.