Morenike Williams | ACC

Senior Consultant mwilliams@the-leaders-edge.com Morenike Williams, ACC

Morenike Williams, ACC is a Senior Consultant at The Leader’s Edge and an experienced executive coach. Morenike’s expertise is in providing tailored coaching and workshops to empower business and legal executives in accelerating their personal and professional growth, accessing untapped potential, and ascending to new heights.

With more than 15 years of expertise, Morenike is a dynamic facilitator who curates customized experiences that propel her clients forward on their career journeys. Her primary areas of focus are career strategy, effective communication, relationship management, emotional intelligence, and leadership development. Additional focus areas include: pursuing promotions or professional pivots; identifying and overcoming imposter syndrome; navigating corporate landscapes; delivering and receiving feedback; and managing difficult conversations. Above all, her authentic and thoughtful approach is what her clients value most.

Morenike’s work experiences at top international firms in big law (Cravath, Swaine & Moore and Allen & Overy (London)) and Fortune 200 companies (Hewlett Packard Enterprise and Vanguard), business leadership, and entrepreneurship have fortified her empathy and vision for helping others define and achieve what success looks like for them.

Morenike is a trusted thought leader and highly sought after guest speaker. She has spoken at notable events sponsored by the National Association of Minority and Women Owned Law Firms (NAMWOLF), Metropolitan Black Bar Association, My Brother’s Keeper/My Sister’s Keeper, WIN Summit, Upward Women, and the Association of Black Women Attorneys.  She has also been featured on the web series When Women Speak and The Journey to More as well as on the podcasts Awaken to Purpose, Real Talk with Dumas, and Voices of Inclusion.  In addition, she is one of the founding members of NAMWOLF’s ‘Coaching Corner Series’ that provides group coaching and leadership development to its members.

Morenike believes in the importance of giving back to the community and seeks opportunities to positively impact others. She works with various philanthropic non-profits including The Philadelphia Diversity Law Group (PDLG) and The Monkey and the Elephant (a Philadelphia-based, non-profit organization focused on providing professional training and support for youth who have aged out of the foster care system).

Morenike graduated with a B.S. in Business Administration from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a J.D. from New York University School of Law. She holds a license to practice law in the State of New York.  Morenike holds a coaching certification from ICF, which is recognized as the preeminent coaching governing body.

She is active with the Association of Corporate Counsel, National Bar Association, and Metropolitan Black Bar Association.