The Leadership Council on Legal Diversity is made up of more than 200 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.


Timeline: LCLD and the American Journey

In many ways, the founding of LCLD in 2009 was just the latest chapter in a story that began more than two centuries ago, as America embarked on its long, fitful journey toward equality and justice.

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Act Now to Nominate Your 2015 LCLD Fellows

Kate Adams, GC of Honeywell International, is a strong supporter of the LCLD Fellows program, which is changing the profession by creating a diverse new generation of leaders in the law. Join her by nominating your 2015 Fellow(s) today!

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Brad Smith on the Role of Diversity and LCLD

In an interview with the British research journal Who's Who Legal, LCLD Chair Brad Smith argues for diversity in the profession and describes the history-making role of LCLD.

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Integrity, Trust, and Respect: The Altria Way

In the final Learning Experience of the year, LCLD Fellows visited Altria headquarters in Richmond, VA for an extraordinary, day-long immersion in the complex legal issues faced by one of America's leading tobacco companies.

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