In recognition of Black History Month, join regional business leaders
for a conversation about Thurgood Marshall with Larry Gibson, author of
Young Thurgood, The Making of a Supreme Court Justice.
Gibson's book describes the environment, people and events that shaped
Thurgood Marshall's attitudes, work habits and priorities in his formative years.
The book won a 2013 International Book Award for Marshall's biography.
Gibson, a Professor of Law at the University of Maryland Francis King Carey
School of Law, grew up in Baltimore, attended Howard University and earned
his Juris Doctor from Columbia University.
During the administration of President Jimmy Carter, Gibson served as an
Associate Deputy Attorney General and as Director of the National Economic Crimes Project for the United States Department of Justice.
He was Vice Chair of the National Security Council's Working Group on Terrorism.
Gibson is Of Counsel to the Baltimore law firm Shapiro, Sher, Guinot & Sandler.