LCLD Fellows Alumni, to be joined by the recently graduating class of 2017, are invited to the Seventh Annual LCLD Fellows Alumni Leadership Symposium: Visionary Leadership, Thursday, June 21 through Saturday, June 23, 2018, in Los Angeles, CA.


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to register for the symposium. Registration fees are outlined below.

Law Firm Fellows:

  • $200 Early Bird Registration: Open through February 28, 2018
  • $225 Regular Registration: March 1 - May 18, 2018
  • $275 Late Registration: May 19 - June 15, 2018

Corporate Fellows:

  • $150 Regular Registration: Open through June 15, 2018

You will receive an email with a link to reserve your hotel room at the W Hollywood Hotel once your registration is complete. Please reserve your room as soon as possible in order to secure a room in our group block (available until Wednesday, May 30, 2018 or until the block is filled) to get LCLD's discounted group rate of $279-$319 plus taxes per night.

For questions, please contact Courtney Nolde, LCLD Fellows Alumni Program Manager.


Thursday, June 21, 2018

1:30 - 3:00 pm

Fellows Alumni Executive Council Meeting

3:00 - 5:00 pm

Community Service Project at The Covenant House California

6:00 - 8:00 pm

Welcome Reception at the W Hollywood Hotel's Station Hollywood Outdoor Courtyard

8:00 - 10:00 pm

Pick your favorite spot in LA and connect with both new and old Fellows Alumni.

Friday, June 22, 2018

8:30 - 9:00 am

Breakfast & Welcome Remarks
Patricia Palacios, Chair, Seventh Annual Fellows Alumni Leadership Symposium Committee; Partner, Steptoe & Johnson LLP; 2012 Fellow
Amy Ahn-Roll, Vice-Chair, Seventh Annual Fellows Alumni Leadership Symposium Committee; Senior Counsel, The Procter & Gamble Company; 2014 Fellow

9:00 - 9:30 am

LCLD Fellows Alumni Business Meeting & Announcement of Incoming Executive Council
Maritza Okata, Chair, LCLD Fellows Alumni EC; Partner, Vinson & Elkins LLP; 2012 Fellow
Corey Lee, Chair-Elect, LCLD Fellows Alumni EC; Partner, Hunton & Williams LLP; 2012 Fellow

9:30 - 10:45 am

A Name Worth Fighting For
Simon Tam, Founder of The Slants

10:45 - 11:15 am

Networking Break

11:15 am - 12:45 pm

Visionary Leadership Among General Counsel
Alan Braverman, Senior Executive Vice President, General Counsel, and Secretary, The Walt Disney Company; LCLD Board Member
Carla Christofferson, Executive Vice President and General Counsel, AECOM
Kim Rivera, Chief Legal Officer and General Counsel, HP Inc.; LCLD Member
Laura Stein, Executive Vice President and General Counsel, The Clorox Company; LCLD Board Chair
Russell Swartz, Senior Vice President and General Counsel, Southern California Edison; LCLD Member
Moderated by Robert Grey, President, LCLD

12:45 - 2:15 pm

Lunch & Ethics CLE Session

2:15 - 2:45 pm

Networking Break

2:45 - 4:00 pm

Fellows at the Top: A Conversation with Current and Former Presidents of Diversity Organizations
Cyndie Chang, Managing Partner, Los Angeles Office, Duane Morris LLP; 2011 Fellow
Joseph M. Drayton, Partner, Cooley LLP; 2013 Fellow
Erica V. Mason, Partner, Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete; 2012 Fellow
William J. Simonitsch, Partner, K&L Gates; 2012 Fellow
Moderated by Brigida Benitez, Partner, Steptoe & Johnson LLP; 2016 Fellow

6:30 - 10:30 pm

Networking & Group Dinner at the Paramount Theatre
Presenting the Fourth Annual Rick Palmore Awards, Community Service Award, and Participation is Key Award

Saturday, June 23, 2018

10:00 - 11:30 am

Coffee Chats at the W Hollywood Hotel

12:30 - 3:00 pm

Group Networking Event at the Getty Museum by Museum Hack

See the "Resources" section below for a detailed, PDF version of the agenda, as well as a list of registrants.