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?
Nominations are open for the Rick Palmore Fellows Alumni Award! See details below.
2014 Fellow Corinne Heggie is now Owner of Heggie Law LLC.
2014 Fellow William Toles was listed in the 2016 Edition of D Magazine’s Best Lawyers in Dallas in the area of Trial Law.
2013 Fellow Adine Momoh received the 2016 Minnesota Women Lawyers Service to MWL Award.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 email Stephanie Uzel at email@example.com 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.
FELLOWS EVENTS AND OPPORTUNITIES
CALLING ALL NETWORKING EXPERTS!
If you or your recruiting department has experience teaching networking skills to eager high school students, please contact Courtney Nolde. We are looking for a networking program to use at the upcoming Fifth Annual Fellows Alumni Conference in Chicago during our Community Service Project.
HOUSTON SUCCESS IN LAW SCHOOL MENTORING EVENT: Houston, TX - April 27, 2016
Join Mentors and Mentees for a panel on "Building Your Legal Career While Still in Law School: How to Best Use Your Time This Summer and Beyond," featuring LCLD Fellows Demetra Liggins, Yvette Gatling, and Wasif Qureshi. The panel will be held Wednesday, April 27, from 5:30 - 7 p.m. at the Thompson & Knight LLP offices in Houston. Please RSVP to Wasif Qureshi at Qureshi@fr.com.
DALLAS 2015 FELLOWS GRADUATION AND 2016 FELLOWS WELCOME RECEPTION HAPPY HOUR: Dallas, TX - April 27, 2016
All Fellows are welcome to a Graduation Happy Hour and Welcome Reception on Wednesday, April 27, at 5:30 p.m. at the Happiest Hour rooftop deck in Dallas. If the weather is unkind, please ask the hostess where we are sitting. To RSVP or for more information, contact Dimple Desai Shah at Dimple.Shah@bowmanandbrooke.com.
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.
PHILADELPHIA 2015 FELLOWS GRADUATION HAPPY HOUR: Philadelphia, PA - April 28, 2016
Philadelphia-area Fellows are welcome to attend a 2015 Fellows Graduation Happy Hour at 5 p.m. on Thursday, April 28, at Charlie was a Sinner located at 131 S. 13th Street. For more information and to RSVP, contact Kristine Maciolek at KMSmall@pplweb.com.
DEEPENING RELATIONSHIPS AND DEVELOPING LEADERS: San Francisco, CA - May 2, 2016
Bay Area Fellows are welcome to attend a discussion on leadership with Laura Stein, Executive Vice President and General Counsel of The Clorox Company and Chair-Elect of the LCLD Board of Directors, and Mitch Zuklie, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP. Sign-in will begin at 5:45 p.m. and a reception will follow the discussion. Please RSVP to Barbara Roberts at firstname.lastname@example.org by April 28, 2016. Direct any questions to 2015 Fellows Darren Teshima and Gillian Thackray.
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 email@example.com or 312-704-3000.
ILLINOIS FELLOWS GRADUATION HAPPY HOUR: Chicago, IL - May 5, 2016
2013 Fellows Barack Echols, Bill Yu, Jason DeJonker, Luke Yang, and the Illinois LCLD Fellows Alumni will be hosting a Graduation Happy Hour for 2015 Fellows on Thursday, May 5, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the rooftop lounge at the Godfrey Hotel, 127 West Huron Street, in Chicago. All LCLD Fellows and Alumni are welcome. Please RSVP to Belinda Chandler at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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
NOMINATE A FELLOWS ALUMNUS TO RECEIVE THE RICK PALMORE LCLD FELLOWS ALUMNI AWARD
The Rick Palmore LCLD Fellows Alumni Awards recognize the outstanding achievements, commitment, and leadership of LCLD Fellows Alumni who have paved the way for and assisted with the advancement of the LCLD Fellows Program and diverse attorneys. Click here to learn about the selection process and nomination criteria. Please submit a completed nomination form and all supplemental materials to Jessie Ahern at email@example.com by May 6, 2016, at 5 p.m. ET. The award winner will be announced in early June and receive the award at the Fifth Annual Fellows Alumni Conference. For questions about the process, contact Jason DeJonker, Chair-Elect of the LCLD Fellows Alumni Executive Council.
REGISTER FOR THE FIFTH ANNUAL FELLOWS ALUMNI CONFERENCE: Chicago, IL - June 23-26, 2016
The Fifth Annual LCLD Fellows Alumni Conference will be held in Chicago at the Loews Chicago Hotel June 23 through June 26. Click here to register. Please note that the regular registration rate for law firm Fellows ends on April 30th (see below).
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 - 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
COUNTERINTELLIGENCE AND ESPIONAGE: WHAT U.S. BUSINESS NEEDS TO KNOW: Washington, DC (or via phone) - May 2, 2016
On May 2, from 12 - 2 p.m., 2016 Fellow and former CIA officer Guillermo Christensen will speak on a panel of the National Security Committee of the American Bar Association's Section of International Law focused on informing U.S. businesses on potential dangers - and remedies - from economic espionage and cyber threats to their personnel, facilities, and IP. The FBI will screen its movie, "The Company Man," and the panel will discuss and answer questions. You can join in person or via phone. Click here for more information and to register.
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.
IN-HOUSE, GOVERNMENT, AND NON-PROFIT ATTORNEY 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 in-house, government, and non-profit attorney speakers (all law firm spots have been filled) 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.
Counsel II, Employment: Macy's Inc. - New York, NY
Patent Counsel II: Boston Scientific - Valencia, CA
Counsel, Retail Payments: PNC Financial Services - Pittsburgh, PA
Chief Legal Officer/General Counsel: Froedtert Health - Milwaukee, WI
Employment Counsel II: Boston Scientific - Marlborough, MA
In-House Legal Counsel: Waste Management - California
Higher Education/Employment Attorney: Gray Plant Mooty - Multiple locations
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
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.