CEO, Managing Director and Chairman of the Board, Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC


Joseph Dougherty became CEO of Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney in 2016 after serving as Managing Shareholder of the firm's Philadelphia office and Chair of the firm's Advisory Committee. He joined the firm in 2006 and has played a critical role in the firm's growth. Joe is a Board Member of the Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce.  

Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney believes that the different backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives of their attorneys enhance the legal services and partnerships they provide their clients. The firm's diversity initiatives include an intensive, one-year business development program for female attorneys and a sponsorship program for diverse attorneys on the cusp of promotion to shareholder. 

Joined 2014


Highlights of LCLD Participation


Fellows Program
Fellows nominated: 
2017: Mariah L. Passarelli; 2016: Kathleen Jones Goldman; 2015: Shawn Bernard Cage 

Pathfinder Program
Pathfinders selected:
2017: Ellyn A. Kamke, LaToya Sawyer-Ndizeye; 2016: Linda Jing Zhou Young 

1L LCLD Scholars Program
Scholars hosted:
2017: Kandyse Samuel, Sarah Tobias; 2016: Kareemah Mayer, Ruba Noor; 2015: Rondell M. Jordan, Michele A. Ramos, Delvin Turner

Success in Law School Mentoring Program
Mentors provided: 2016, 2015 

Attendance
Annual Meeting (2016, 2015)


Member: Joseph Dougherty

Diversity Professional: Heather Brock

Communications: Shari Boyle