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LCLD Launches Pathfinder Program for Early-Career Attorneys

Building on a successful Pilot in 2015, LCLD welcomes its first full class of Pathfinders to a pair of intensive, two-day programs. The first is hosted in Indianapolis by LCLD Member Eli Lilly; the second, by Microsoft Corporation in its Redmond, WA, headquarters.

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Maryanne Lavan Speaks at D.C. Fellows Roundtable

LCLD Member Maryanne Lavan, General Counsel of Lockheed Martin, hosted an LCLD Regional Roundtable for Washington, D.C.-area Fellows Alumni on March 30.

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Mentees Learn a Vital Skill: Building Relationships with Mentors

The Washington, D.C. office of Littler Mendelson P.C. hosted a Spring Group Mentoring Program Event on April 6, which featured a networking reception for D.C.-area LCLD Mentor attorneys and Mentee law students and a presentation by Chris De Santis.

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Meet Rudene Haynes

An uncanny ability to sum up any series of numbers, especially license plates and telephone numbers, drew 2011 Fellow Rudene Haynes to securities law. Today she is a Partner at Hunton & Williams LLP and serves on the firm’s Diversity Committee. She is also a Recruiting Ambassador for the University of Texas School of Law.

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