Co-Managing Partner (Americas), DLA Piper

Representing DLA Piper, one of LCLD's most active Member organizations, Stasia Kelly serves as Secretary of the LCLD Board of Directors. Under her guidance, DLA Piper is a stalwart supporter of the 1L LCLD Scholars Program; the firm participates yearly in the Fellows program and also contributes a small army of Mentor attorneys to our Success in Law School Mentoring Program. DLA Piper was named an LCLD Most Active Member Law Firm in 2013, 2014, 2015, and 2016.

Joined LCLD 2009

Highlights of LCLD Participation


LCLD Board of Directors
Secretary, 2013-2015 

Fellows Program
Fellows nominated: 
2017: Arleen A. Nand; 2016: Richard L. Cruz; 2015: Nancy Nguyen Sims; 2014: Cara D. Edwards; 2013:  Joshua Briones; 2012: Angela Crawford; 2011: Peter M. Ellis


Pathfinder Program
Pathfinders selected: 
2017: Melanie Garcia; 2016: Asa Wynn-Grant; 2015: Alvin Johnson 

1L LCLD Scholars Program
Scholars hosted:
2017: Aaron Bonner, Jean Gabat, Hajra Nashin; 2016: Mingshu Liu; 2015: Gina Chen, Faiza Anwer Hasan, Lexi Peacock; 2014: Matt Diaz, Michael Rullo; 2013: Cameron Jordan, Jeffrey Oh, Ingrid Perez; 2012: Michael McCLain, Edwin G. Mercado; 2011: Kevin Anderson Franco, James Mason, Asa Wynn-Grant

Success in Law School Mentoring Program
Mentors provided: 2014, 2013, 2012

Annual Meeting (2015, 2014)
Leadership Summit (2017, 2014)

Member: Stasia Kelly

Diversity Professional: Genhi Givings Bailey