WELCOME TO THE FELLOWS WEEKLY ANNOUNCEMENTS
Email announcements are sent to Fellows every Tuesday and feature program news and information, professional opportunities, and alerts of upcoming events to help you get the most out of your participation in the LCLD Fellows Program. These announcements will be archived on the LCLD website.
Questions? Please email Stephanie Uzel.
Did You Know?
The April Fellow Spotlight is now live on the LCLD home page.
2016 Fellow Ashley Hardin was named to Law360’s 2016 Rising Stars list.
2016 Fellow Tonya Moore will be speaking at the International Bar Association’s Annual Employment and Discrimination Law Conference on April 14-15 in Mexico City.
2016 Fellow Cecilia Oh is now a partner at Hunton & Williams LLP.
2015 Fellow Rafael Zahralddin has been awarded the Multicultural Judges & Lawyers ("MJL") Excellence in Community Service Award by the MJL section of the Delaware State Bar Association. Click here to read more.
2013 Fellow Maya Ewing is now Senior Counsel at Allstate Insurance Company.
2012 Fellow Terrance Evans is now the West Coast Vice Chair of the Duane Morris Banking Practice Group.
Keep up with other news in the LCLD community through the LCLD Weekly News Digest. If you are interested in receiving the News Digest in your inbox each week, email Caitlin Puffenberger at email@example.com and ask to be added to the list.
COMMUNITY SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENTS
2016 FELLOWS ANNOUNCEMENTS
THE PNC FINANCIAL SERVICES GROUP LEARNING EXPERIENCE: Pittsburgh, PA - June 7-8, 2016
Registration is now open for The PNC Financial Services Group Learning Experience hosted by Greg Jordan, General Counsel and Head of Regulatory Government Affairs, on June 8, 2016 in Pittsburgh. The Learning Experience will kick off with a welcome event on June 7th. Please e-mail Stephanie Uzel at firstname.lastname@example.org to register. Please note that 2016 Fellows will be registered for this event on a first-come, first-served basis, and Fellows from other classes will be placed on the wait list.
2016 FELLOWS MONTHLY CALL & ACCOUNTABILITY PARTNER QUESTION: April 21, 2016 at 1:30pm
On April 21st at 1:30pm EST, the 2016 Fellows will have the opportunity to speak with John Mitchell. The teleconference numbers is 1-877-294-8214, and the access code is 7717602. John shared coaching techniques that allow us to work with others to help them discover and develop their own interests and areas of improvement. Click here to access his presentation materials.
Please plan to connect with your accountability partner to revisit the following question from your first accountability partner exercise in Austin: What are your goals for the Fellowship year? Using coaching techniques, help your accountability partner set concrete milestones for reaching those goals.
Thanks to all who organized and attended the Washington D.C. Regional Roundtable with Maryanne Lavan of Lockheed Martin. Read more about the event here.
LCLD PATHFINDER WELCOME RECEPTION: Bellevue, WA - April 14, 2016
Seattle-area Fellows are invited to the LCLD 2016 Pathfinder First Meeting Welcome Reception hosted by Lane Powell, PC at Pearl in Bellevue, WA, from 6-8 p.m. on April 14. Pearl is located at 700 Bellevue Way NE, Suite 50. Please RSVP to Stella Askin. The Pathfinder Program is LCLD's newest initiative, which is designed to teach relationship building, leadership, and career development strategies to early-career lawyers.
ATLANTA GROUP MENTORING EVENT: Atlanta, GA - April 19, 2016
Atlanta-area Fellows are invited to join Mentors and Mentees from LCLD's Success in Law School Mentoring Program for a group event on April 19. Litigation and corporate counsel from Atlanta’s government, corporations, and law firms will lead roundtable discussions regarding the practice of law and will field questions from participating students. We need two Fellows to participate in these roundtable discussions. If you are interested, please contact Jennifer Bunting-Graden at email@example.com. For more information, please click here. RSVP to Lori Murray at firstname.lastname@example.org by April 15, 2016.
COLUMBUS AREA 2015 FELLOWS GRADUATION HAPPY HOUR: Columbus, OH - April 21, 2016
Columbus-area Fellows are invited to a 2015 Fellows Graduation Happy Hour at Denmark on High at 463 N High Street (across from the Convention Center) beginning at 4:30 p.m. To RSVP or for receive more info, please contact Parag Shah at email@example.com.
INDIANAPOLIS GRADUATION HAPPY HOUR: Indianapolis, IN - April 22, 2016
Indianapolis-area Fellows are invited to a 2015 Fellows Graduation Happy Hour on Friday, April 22, at 4 p.m. Please contact Kiamesha Colom at KColom@beneschlaw.com to RSVP and for details.
DC 2015 FELLOWS GRADUATION HAPPY HOUR: Washington, DC - April 28, 2016
DC-area Fellows are welcome to attend a cocktail reception celebrating the end of the 2015 Fellows program year at K&L Gates on April 28. Contact 2015 Fellows Soyong Cho at firstname.lastname@example.org and Jeanne Dworetzky at email@example.com for more information.
FELLOWS ALUMNI REGIONAL ROUNDTABLE: Chicago, IL - May 2, 2016
Join law department and law firm leaders, as well as a group of LCLD Fellows Alumni, for lunch and a candid roundtable discussion about diversity and success on Monday, May 2, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Hinshaw & Culbertson office in Chicago. Speakers will share their personal challenges and experiences with mentorship and sponsorship, work-life balance, and characteristics for career success. Click here for more information. If you plan to attend, please RSVP to Diane Webster at firstname.lastname@example.org or 312-704-3000.
FELLOWS ALUMNI REGIONAL ROUNDTABLE: Minneapolis, MN - May 24, 2016
Please join Tim Baer, the Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer, and Corporate Secretary of Target Corporation, and Andrew Humphrey, Managing Partner of Faegre Baker Daniels, for a discussion of "The Well-Rounded Leader: How Managing Your Physical and Mental Energy Can Help Unlock Your Creativity and Help You Become More Successful." Please contact Mara Kaplan to register for this event.
FELLOWS ALUMNI ANNOUNCEMENTS
REGISTER FOR THE FIFTH ANNUAL FELLOWS ALUMNI CONFERENCE: Chicago, IL - June 23-26, 2016
Registration Fees - Law Firm Fellows:
$200 Regular Registration: March 1 - April 30, 2016
$250 Late Registration: May 1 - June 15, 2016
Registration Fee - Corporate Fellows:
$150 Regular Registration: Open through June 15, 2016
For questions, please contact Courtney Nolde, LCLD Special Project Manager, at email@example.com.
2011 FELLOWS FIVE YEAR REUNION: Chicago, IL - June 25, 2016
2011 Fellows are invited to attend a five-year anniversary celebration at this year's Fellows Alumni Conference on Saturday, June 25, at 5:30 p.m. at The Whit Rooftop Lounge. Click here for more information and to RSVP.
FELLOWS ALUMNI CONFERENCE SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES
LCLD Member organizations are invited to sponsor the Fifth Annual LCLD Fellows Alumni Conference in Chicago this June. Click here to see all sponsorship levels. If you or your organization are interested, email Courtney Nolde at firstname.lastname@example.org.
FELLOWS ALUMNI - ARE YOU ALL IN?
Fellows Alumni contributions by class.
When the Executive Council asked Fellows Alumni if they would be willing to support the program with an annual contribution, the overwhelming response was, "We're All In!" Funding is crucial for the strength and growth of the Fellows Alumni association, so the EC asks each of you to make a personal commitment of $125. Click here for instructions how to make your contribution.
EVENTS AND OPPORTUNITIES OF INTEREST
NAWL LITIGATION AFFINITY GROUP WEBINAR: April 19, 2016
On April 19, the National Association of Women Lawyers (NAWL) Litigation Affinity Group will host a webinar, Time to Listen Up: A Webinar Discussion with In-House Counsel about Obtaining and Maintaining Relationships. The purpose of the webinar is to bring both in-house counsel and private practice attorneys together in order to foster discussions regarding how to obtain and maintain business from in-house legal departments, with a focus on business involving litigation. LCLD Fellow Alumni Megan Brillault of Beveridge & Diamond, P.C. will co-moderate the discussion that will feature in-house counsel from Blackberry, LexisNexis Risk Solutions, and CBS Corporation. The webinar is open to all – NAWL members and non-members. Please click here to register and click here for more information.
2016 ANNUAL OHIO WOMEN'S BAR ASSOCIATION CONFERENCE: Columbus, OH - May 18-19, 2016
The annual Ohio Women's Bar Association Conference will be held May 18-19, 2016. Paulette Brown, President of the American Bar Association and LCLD's Diversity Professional at Locke Lord LLP, is the keynote speaker. 2014 Fellow Marilyn McClure-Demers will be sworn in as President of the OWBA at the same meeting. Click here for more information.
PANEL SPEAKERS NEEDED - LAVENDER LAW 2015 CAREER SERVICES AND JOB SEARCH STRATEGIES FOR LAW STUDENTS: Washington, DC - August 6, 2016
Are you planning to attend the 2016 Lavender Law Conference and Career Fair? Would you like to speak to students to provide tips for success? This panel, moderated by LCLD Program Director Lori Lorenzo, will include lawyers from law firms, in-house legal departments, government, and non-profit organizations. The National LGBT Bar Association currently needs speakers for this panel which will take place on Saturday, August 6, from 9 - 10:30 a.m. at the Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown Hotel. Panelists will be required to participate in one planning call in advance of the session. Please feel free to forward this request to your colleagues. Email Lori Lorenzo for questions or to express interest.
VISITING WOMEN EXECUTIVE EXCHANGE PROGRAM: Yale University School of Management - September 11-15, 2016
The Visiting Women Executive Exchange Program at the Yale School of Management addresses the most challenging professional step for women -- the leap to top management. Over one week, senior women managers from Africa and North America are prepared for transformational C-suite, board room, cabinet, and university leadership through intensive instruction in critical skills needed to think strategically, make better decisions, grow organizations, and lead diverse teams in a 21st century environment. The program runs Sunday, September 11, through Thursday, September 15, with a fee of $8,950. There is a discount for those who apply by May 1. For more information, please contact VWEEP Program Manager Zachary Avine at 267-251-5901 or email@example.com. Click here to register.
VP, Deputy Chief Legal Officer, Annuities and Individual Life Insurance: Prudential - Shelton, CT
VP, Corporate Counsel: Prudential - Multiple locations
Director, Business & Legal Affairs: Scripps Networks - Knoxville, TN
General Corporate, Contracts and Transactions Lawyer: Jones Lang LaSalle - Chicago, IL
IP Counsel: Facebook - Menlo Park, CA
Lead Commercial Counsel: Facebook - Menlo Park, CA
General Counsel, South America: Honeywell International Inc. - Sao Paulo or Bogota
Senior Attorney, Environmental Section: Southern California Edison - Rosemead, CA
In-House Corporate Counsel, Securities/Finance/Corporate: Beazer Homes - Atlanta, GA
Commercial Real Estate Attorney: Fannie Mae - Washington, DC
Director of Professional Development: Greensfelder, Hemker & Gale, P.C. - St. Louis, MO
Corporate Counsel, Real Estate: Starbucks Coffee Company - Seattle, WA
To see listings for Associate and other positions, click here.
POSTING OF JOB OPPORTUNITIES IN THE FELLOWS WEEKLY ANNOUNCEMENTS
1. Title and location of the position
2. Contact information of individual to contact with additional questions about the position
3. PDF of the job description
Job Opportunities will remain in the Fellows Weekly Announcements for four consecutive weeks and then be removed. You may request one posting renewal for an additional four weeks. There is no cost for posting. Opportunities received in accordance with the policy prior to 5 p.m. Eastern Time on Monday will be posted in the Fellows Weekly Announcements released on the following Tuesday. Please note that Associate and lower-level positions are now posted in a separate, linked document.