Niki T. Ingram Named Vice President of the Philadelphia Bar Foundation

Niki T. Ingram, senior counsel at Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, has been named Vice President of the Philadelphia Bar Foundation. She will serve a two-year term, effective January 1, 2022. Ms. Ingram also serves as the Foundation’s Diversity, Equity & Inclusion officer. 

Through programs, grants, and partnerships, the Philadelphia Bar Foundation removes barriers to justice, engages the community in support of civil legal aid, and builds system-wide capacity in order to strengthen the provision of quality legal services and to ensure that all individuals understand their rights to equal justice under law.

Over the course of her career at Marshall Dennehey, Ms. Ingram has championed diversity and inclusion causes in her former roles as a member of the firm’s Board of Directors and as Director of the Workers’ Compensation Department. 

A member of Marshall Dennehey’s Diversity Equity & Inclusion Committee, she has served on the Board of Directors of Delaware Futures, the Board of the Delaware Horticultural Society and on the Smith College Alumnae Association's Board of Directors. She is a current Board member of  Christian Legal Clinics of Philadelphia. She also currently volunteers for Friendship House, an organization serving children and families in need in Delaware. Ms. Ingram additionally spearheads Marshall Dennehey’s partnership of support with Chester A. Arthur Elementary School in Philadelphia.

A graduate of Smith College and the University of Pennsylvania Law School, she is a recipient of the Sadie T. Alexander Award for Distinguished Alumni from the University of Pennsylvania Law School, given in honor of the first black female lawyer in Pennsylvania. She is also the recipient of a 2019 Minority Business Leaders Award from the Philadelphia Business Journal, and in 2017 she received the Martha Hampton Award from the Philadelphia Bar Association's Workers' Compensation section.