Published on : Friday, November 5, 2021
Jonice Gray Tucker has been appointed to the Board of Directors at Marriott International. Ms. Tucker is a founding partner and governing board member of Buckley LLP, a law firm offering premier enforcement, litigation, compliance, regulatory and transactional services to financial services institutions and early stage and leading fintech and technology companies.
The addition of Ms. Tucker brings the number of Marriott Vacations Worldwide Board members to 11. Ms. Tucker is a highly accomplished attorney and business leader with specialized experience supporting clients in technology, banking and financial services. Prior to her role with Buckley LLP, Ms. Tucker was an attorney with the law firm of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meager & Flom LLP. She began her legal career in 2000 as a law clerk to the Honorable Marvin J. Garbis, U.S. District Court, District of Maryland.
In addition to her professional accomplishments, Ms. Tucker is known for her service within the legal community and the non-profit sector. She is the immediate past chair of the American Bar Association’s Banking Law Committee and serves on the Board of Directors of The Legal Aid Society of the District of Columbia.
Her experience in the non-profit sector with organizations like Jack and Jill of America, Inc. and the Ron Brown Scholars Program demonstrates her leadership and commitment to advancing opportunities for ethnic minorities, including underserved youth populations. Her work in this space underscores the growing importance of investing in future leaders through powerful cultural and educational experiences.
Ms. Tucker has received numerous industry awards, including Best Lawyers: Banking and Finance; Chambers USA: Consumer Finance; and Minority Corporate Counsel Association: Top Rainmaker. She holds a J.D. from Yale Law School and a B.A. from the University of Virginia (Phi Beta Kappa).