The Leadership Council on Legal Diversity is made up of more than 225 corporate chief legal officers and law firm managing partners, working to build a more open and diverse legal profession.

We produce leadership, action, and results.


Transforming Target

Hosted by LCLD Member Timothy Baer, Fellows spent a day learning about transformative business practices at the Target headquarters in Minneapolis.

  • Read more


LCLD Weekly News Digest

August 26, 2015 — This week, in news related to diversity and inclusion, 2013 Fellow Valeria Chapa-Garza was named a Woman to Watch for her work with women in the profession and Facebook implemented innovative unconscious bias training.

  • Read more


Annual Membership Meeting set for Chicago in September

Join us in Chicago on September 28-29, 2015 to explore what Shaping the Future means to you, your organization, and your ongoing efforts to find, recruit, and promote diverse talent to positions of leadership. Guest speakers include Martha Minow, Dean of Harvard Law School.

  • Register now


LCLD Fellow Jimmie McMillian featured in New York Times

In a story about obstacles facing minority lawyers at U.S. firms, the New York Times focuses on 2011 LCLD Fellow Jimmie McMillian (Barnes & Thornburg) and the work of LCLD and other organizations in changing the status quo.

  • Read more