New Permanent Representative of Grenada Presents Credentials

12 April 2016

New Permanent Representative of Grenada Presents Credentials

(Based on information provided by the Protocol and Liaison Service)

The new Permanent Representative of Grenada to the United Nations, Keisha A. McGuire, presented her credentials to UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today.

Prior to her appointment, Ms. McGuire was an associate in the litigation department of Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP from 2012 to 2016.  Based in Miami, Florida, she represented clients in securities, product liability and complex commercial disputes.

In 2006, and again from 2007 to 2011, Ms. McGuire was an associate at Hogan Lovells US LLP, representing domestic and international clients in securities, receivership, construction and aviation, among other areas.  From 2005 to 2006, she was a law clerk in the Office of the University Council at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York, where she conducted statutory and case law research.

Born in 1982, Ms. McGuire holds a Doctor of Laws degree from Cornell University, in Ithaca, New York, a bachelor’s degree from the University of Miami, Florida, and an associate degree from Barbados Community College.

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