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?
Are there things you wish you could tell your younger self? Become a Mentor and pay it forward.
2015 Fellow Damany Ransom has been appointed by the judges of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia to serve a three-year term on the court's Magistrate Judge Merit Selection Panel. The panel screens and interviews candidates for appointment as Magistrate Judges and reviews the service of Magistrate Judges who are eligible for reappointment.
2013 Fellow Michael Murphy is now a partner at K&L Gates LLP.
- 2015 Fellow Travis Torrence, Future Leader - Minority Lawyers
- 2015 Fellow Yaneris Rosa, Future Leader - Gender Diversity
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
FELLOWS ALUMNI FUNDRAISING CHALLENGE
We all know the importance of giving back, and this year's Fellows Alumni Fundraising Challenge provides a great opportunity! This year's community service activity will involve Fellows volunteering with the Albany Park Theater Project, a multiethnic youth theater ensemble and college readiness program. If you can't be at the conference in person (or even if you can!), click here to make a donation to APTP; include your Fellow Class Year in the "Honor/Memorial Information" section so that we can track each Fellow's class participation! Click here and scroll down to "Fundraising Challenge" for details. Please contact Yvette Gatling, Reena Bajowala, or Courtney Nolde if you have questions.
2016 FELLOWS ANNOUNCEMENTS
THE HOME DEPOT LEARNING EXPERIENCE: Atlanta, GA - August 3-4, 2016
Registration remains open for the Learning Experience at The Home Depot hosted by Teresa Roseborough, Executive Vice President, General Counsel, and Corporate Secretary, on August 4, 2016 in Atlanta, Georgia. The Learning Experience will kick off with a welcome event hosted by King & Spalding LLP on August 3rd. Please e-mail Stephanie Uzel at firstname.lastname@example.org to register. Note that registration remains open to 2016 Fellows who have not attended a Learning Experience, and that Fellows Alumni and 2016 Fellows who have already attended a Learning Experience will be placed on the wait list.
FELLOWS EVENTS AND OPPORTUNITIES
7TH ANNUAL BUNKERS IN BAGHDAD BENEFIT: Chicago, IL - June 22, 2016
The 7th annual benefit for Bunkers in Baghdad, a nonprofit founded by 2014 Fellow Joseph Hanna, will be held Wednesday, June 22, from 6-8 p.m. at Ramalli's at 1925 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago, IL. Click here for more information and to reserve tickets.
HOUSTON FELLOWS GRADUATION HAPPY HOUR AND 1L SCHOLARS MIXER: Houston, TX - July 14, 2016
Fellows and Scholars in the Houston area are invited to a Graduation Happy Hour and mixer on Thursday, July 14, from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Lawless Spirits & Kitchen (909 Texas Ave. Suite 2A, Houston, TX). Cocktails and appetizers will be served. For details or to RSVP, contact 2015 Fellow Aparna Dave at email@example.com.
DC AREA NETWORKING LUNCH: Washington, DC - July 19, 2016
Fellows in the Washington, DC area are invited to attend a networking lunch with 1L Scholars on July 19 from 12-1 p.m. The event will be held at Cooley's Washington DC office as 1299 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Suite 700. Click here to register, and direct any questions to Amie Santos at firstname.lastname@example.org.
FELLOWS ALUMNI ANNOUNCEMENTS
FIFTH ANNUAL FELLOWS ALUMNI CONFERENCE: Chicago, IL - June 23-26, 2016
Many thanks to the following sponsors of the Fellows Alumni Conference.
Platinum Sponsor ($15,000):
Kirkland & Ellis LLP
Gold Sponsors ($10,000):
Dentons US LLP
Jenner & Block LLP
Kaye Scholer LLP
Silver Sponsors ($5,000):
Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete LLP
Greensfelder, Hemker & Gale, P.C.
Hanson Bridgett LLP
Steptoe & Johnson LLP
Bronze Sponsors ($2,500):
Drinker Biddle and Reath LLP
Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP
Jackson Walker LLP
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Supporting Sponsors ($1,000):
Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC
Hunton & Williams LLP
Littler Mendelson, P.C.
The Procter & Gamble Company
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
2ND ANNUAL WOMEN OF COLOR IN THE LAW FORUM: Minneapolis, MN - June 21, 2016
The 2nd Annual Women of Color in the Law Forum is designed to gather women lawyers of color for a discussion about how women of color in the Twin Cities have successfully navigated their legal careers. Click here for more information, and contact 2016 Fellow Loan Huynh if you plan to attend.
LAVENDER LAW CONFERENCE AND CAREER FAIR: Washington, DC - August 4-6, 2016
The LGBT Bar's Annual Lavender Law Conference and Career Fair will be held August 4-6 at the Renaissance Washington DC Downtown Hotel. Click here to register and to see the program agenda.
GROWTH ACCELERATOR: FEMALE PARTNER RETENTION PROGRAM - Fall 2016
2013 Fellow Heather Hubbard has developed a new female partner retention program for firms committed to retaining and promoting their top female talent. Growth Accelerator is a 9-month group coaching program with a 4-day opening retreat at Miraval Resort in Arizona. Each class is limited to 12 female partners from AmLaw 250 firms with 1-3 years of partnership. Deposits are due by June 10, 2016. Click here for more details.
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.
Associate Counsel: The Vanguard Group - Malvern, PA
Associate General Counsel, Oculus Ecosystem: Facebook - Menlo Park, CA
Assistant General Counsel: Microsoft Corp. - Redmond, WA
VP, Deputy Chief Legal Officer, Annuities and Individual Life Insurance: Prudential - Shelton, CT
VP, Corporate Counsel: Prudential - Multiple locations
VP, Corporate Counsel - ERISA: Prudential - Newark, NJ
Special Counsel: Littler Mendelson P.C. - Multiple locations
FlexTime Attorneys: Littler Mendelson P.C. - Multiple locations
Vice President and Deputy General Counsel: US Anesthesia Partners - Dallas, TX (preferred); Houston, TX; or Denver, CO
Corporate Counsel: US Anesthesia Partners - Dallas, TX
Lead Counsel, Network Infrastructure: Facebook - Menlo Park, CA or Washington, DC
Lead Counsel, Infrastructure (Real Estate): Facebook - Menlo Park, CA
Commercial Counsel, Inbound & Development: Facebook - Menlo Park, CA
Lead Compliance Counsel, EHS: Facebook - Menlo Park, CA
Lead Commercial Counsel, Connectivity: Facebook - Menlo Park, CA
Associate General Counsel, IP/Commercial: Facebook - Menlo Park, CA
Counsel, Payments & E-Commerce: Facebook - Menlo Park, CA
Real Estate Counsel: McGuire Woods LLP - Dallas, TX
Senior Corporate Counsel - Interline Brands, Inc.: The Home Depot - Jacksonville, FL
Corporate Counsel - Interline Brands, Inc.: The Home Depot - Jacksonville, FL
Counsel, Mortgage: PNC Financial Services - Pittsburgh, PA
Attorney, Applications and Services Group: Microsoft Corp. - Redmond, WA
Senior Patent Attorney: Microsoft Corp. - Redmond, WA
Attorney, Office of Legal Compliance Programs Team: Microsoft Corp. - Redmond, WA
Vice President, Corporate: Prudential Financial - Newark, NJ
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 positions will no longer be posted in the Fellows Weekly Announcements after July 1, 2016.