Chair of the Firm, Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP
Therese Pritchard has more than 30 years of experience in securities and financial institutions enforcement and litigation. She was named one of the top 40 securities enforcement defense attorneys in the industry in 2013 and a Woman Worth Watching in 2015 by Profiles in Diversity Journal. Therese also serves on Bryan Cave’s firm-wide diversity committee and made diversity one of her primary goals upon becoming Chair of the Firm.
Bryan Cave received the Women in Law Empowerment Forum’s Gold Standard Certification in 2014, 2015, and 2016, and has nine consecutive perfect scores on the Human Rights Campaign’s Corporate Equality Index.
Bryan Cave was named an LCLD Most Active Member Law Firm in 2016 and 2017.
Joined LCLD 2009
Highlights of LCLD Participation
2018: Amit S. Parekh; 2017: Merili N. Seale; 2016: Sonia Kaur Bain; 2015: Rodney Perry; 2014: Arindam Kar; 2013: Katie Schwarting; 2012: Craig D. Jeffrey; 2011: Wesley O. Fields
1L LCLD Scholars Program
2018: Tyler Blake, Hussin Javier Kordi, Joel Ocampo; 2017: Kristen Acosta, Melissa, Hannah Regan-Smith, Joshua Taylor; 2016: David Aguilar, Kamilah Jones, Grace Martinez, Razi Safi; 2015: Jennifer Tian; 2014: Steven Alagna, Saher Valiani; 2013: Alejandro Montenegro
Success in Law School Mentoring Program
Mentors provided: 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012
Annual Meeting (2016)
Member: Therese Pritchard
Diversity Professionals: Lisa D. Martin
Communications: Royal Simpkins