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?
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2016 Fellow Elizabeth Chatham recently spoke at the Arizona Minority and Women Bar Conference regarding immigration. She will also be speaking at a national immigration conference for the American Immigration Lawyers Association on June 25.
2016 Fellow Abam Mambo-Doh recently spoke at the National Employment Law Council on "Moving Past Assumptions: Issues to Consider with Regard to Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity in the Workplace" and for NELC's Academy, "Deposing the Corporate Deponent."
2015 Fellow Cherylyn Mizzo was recently elected as an Inaugural Board Member of the Filipino American Lawyers Association of Washington, DC.
2015 Fellow Travis Torrence recently served as Honorary Chair of the Victory Fund & Institute’s 2016 Houston Champagne Brunch. Shortly before the event, the Houston City Council and the Mayor of Houston presented Travis with a proclamation that declared April 17, 2016 as “Travis Torrence Day” in the City of Houston because of his dedication and service to the practice of law, philanthropy, and diversity and inclusion. Travis was also recently featured by the National Law Journal in its “In-Housel Counsel Profile” section. To read the article, click here.
2014 Fellow Jahmal Davis is now Chair of Hanson Bridgett LLP's Labor and Employment Section.
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
2014 Fellow Joseph Hanna is the President and Founder of Bunkers in Baghdad, a nonprofit organization that collects golf balls and clubs and ships them to soldiers stationed in Iraq and Afghanistan. The organization will be hosting the 7th Annual Bunkers in Baghdad Chicago Benefit on June 22, 2016, at Ranalli's Lincoln Park. If you would like to attend, click here for more information and to RSVP.
2016 FELLOWS ANNOUNCEMENTS
2016 FELLOWS MONTHLY CALL & ACCOUNTABILITY PARTNER QUESTION: May 12, 2016 at 3:00pm
On May 12th at 3:00pm EST, the 2016 Fellows will have the opportunity to speak with Tim Gluszak. The teleconference numbers is 1-877-294-8214, and the access code is 7717602.
In Austin, Tim shared techniques to help develop executive presence. Click here to access his presentation materials. Please plan to connect with your accountability partner to discuss the dimensions of executive presence that are your personal strengths, as well as where you have opportunities for improvement.
FELLOWS EVENTS AND OPPORTUNITIES
THE PNC FINANCIAL SERVICES GROUP LEARNING EXPERIENCE: Pittsburgh, PA - June 7-8, 2016
Registration is now open to Fellows from all classes for The PNC Financial Services Group Learning Experience hosted by Greg Jordan, General Counsel and Head of Regulatory Government Affairs, on June 8th in Pittsburgh. The event will include a conversation between Gregory Jordan and LCLD president Robert Grey. William S. Demchak, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of PNC, and Vicki Henn, Chief Human Resources Officer of PNC will also be presenting. The Learning Experience will kick off with a welcome event on June 7th. Please email Stephanie Uzel at firstname.lastname@example.org to register.
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.
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 email@example.com.
ORLANDO IN-HOUSE COUNSEL DIVERSITY MIXER: Orlando, FL - May 12, 2016
Fellows who are in-house counsel in the Orlando area are invited to attend the Spring In-House Counsel Diversity Mixer sponsored by Baker Donelson on May 12, 2016 from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. The event will be held at Baker Donelson, 200 South Orange Avenue, Suite 2900, Orlando, Florida. Click here to RSVP.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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:
$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 - 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
A VISIBLE DIFFERENCE: Chicago, IL - May 18, 2016
The ABA Journal and Mayer Brown are hosting "A Visible Difference: A Panel Discussion and Luncheon About Reversing the Trend of Women Leaving the Practice of Law" at Mayer Brown's Chicago Office on May 18, 2016, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Click here for more information and to RSVP.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. Click here to register.
Director, Business & Legal Affairs: Scripps Networks - New York, NY
Click here for the full job description.
Director, Corporate Counsel, Litigation: Starbucks Coffee Company - Seattle, WA
Patent Counsel II: Medtronic - Minneapolis, MN
Counsel Senior, Commercial Banking: PNC Financial Services - Pittsburgh or Philadelphia, PA
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
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.