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 about the announcements? Email Caitlin Puffenberger, LCLD Communications Specialist.
IN THIS ISSUE:
- Personal Announcements
- 2016 Fellows Announcements
- Fellows Alumni Leadership Symposium
- Fellows Events and Opportunities
- Events and Opportunities of Interest
- Job Opportunities
Did You Know?
The February Fellow Spotlight is now live!
2016 Fellow Stacia Marie Jones is now Vice President, Associate General Counsel, and Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer at Abercrombie & Fitch Co.
2015 Fellow Larry Chattoo is now Associate General Counsel at Bank of America.
2012 Fellow Richard Moore is now President of the Cincinnati Mercantile Library Association. Rich is the first African-American president in the library's nearly 182-year history. The Mercantile is one of less than two dozen surviving membership libraries in the United States. Since its foundation in 1835, it has maintained and expanded its historic collection of books, while also presenting an expansive schedule of events. Ralph Waldo Emerson, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Rabbi Isaac Wise and Salman Rushdie are only a few of the dynamic lecturers, speakers and experts that have been hosted by the library.
2011 Fellow Danielle McCoy is now Vice President and Fair Lending Officer at Fannie Mae.
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
We would love to hear more about your volunteer activities in your community. Please send a summary of your efforts to 2013 Fellow Reena Bajowala at email@example.com, 2015 Fellow Rafael Zahralddin at firstname.lastname@example.org, and Caitlin Puffenberger at email@example.com.
2016 FELLOWS ANNOUNCEMENTS
THIRD FELLOWS MEETING: San Diego, CA - March 2-4, 2017
Registration and hotel bookings are now available for the Third Fellows Meeting. Please click here to register for the event and for instructions to book your hotel room. If you plan to stay at the Omni San Diego Hotel, please book your room by Wednesday, February 8, to receive LCLD's reduced rate. For questions about registration or the hotel, please contact Stella Askin, Program & Events Coordinator.
FELLOWS ALUMNI LEADERSHIP SYMPOSIUM
REGISTER FOR THE FELLOWS ALUMNI LEADERSHIP SYMPOSIUM: New York, NY - June 1-3, 2017
The Sixth Annual LCLD Fellows Alumni Leadership Symposium will be held in New York at Microsoft Corporation's Time Square location and at the InterContinental Times Square Hotel June 1-3. Click here to register.
Registration Fees - Law Firm Fellows:
$175 Early Bird Registration: Open through February 28, 2017
$200 Regular Registration: March 1-April 30, 2017
$250 Late Registration: May 1-31, 2017
Registration Fee - Corporate Fellows:
$150 Regular Registration: Open through May 31, 2017
For questions, please contact Courtney Nolde, LCLD Fellows Alumni Programs Manager, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
FELLOWS ALUMNI LEADERSHIP SYMPOSIUM SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES
LCLD Member organizations are invited to sponsor the Sixth Annual LCLD Fellows Alumni Leadership Symposium in New York this June. If you or your organization is interested in becoming a sponsor, email Courtney Nolde at email@example.com.
FELLOWS EVENTS AND OPPORTUNITIES
FELLOWS ALUMNI - ARE YOU ALL IN?
The Fellows Alumni Executive Committee is delighted with the support for our "All In!" campaign during its inaugural year. Now, with the start of a new year, we want to see our Year Two "All In!" campaign hit an even higher mark. We are busy building a national community that will have far-reaching effects for all of us.
Please take a minute now and click here to access PayPal to make your contribution. Please note that:
- There is a $4.04 convenience fee associated with using PayPal. If you prefer not to pay a convenience fee and pay by check, please email Courtney Nolde, Fellows Alumni Program Manager at LCLD.
- You don't need a PayPal account to use PayPal to make your contribution. Look for the “Don’t have a PayPal Account?” message and follow the simple instructions.
FLORIDA FELLOWS COCKTAIL RECEPTION: Fort Lauderdale, FL: Feb. 12, 2017
All LCLD Member law firms, corporations, Members, Fellows, and Pathfinders are invited to attend a cocktail reception on Sunday, February 12, at 7 p.m. at 3030 Ocean Restaurant. Hors d'oeuvres, cocktails, and LCLD mingling will take place, sponsored by Liebler, Gonzalez & Portuondo and Driven Inc. Please RSVP to 2016 Fellow Janeen Lofton at JNL@lgplaw.com.
NEW YORK FELLOWS HAPPY HOUR: New York, NY - Feb. 22, 2017
All Fellows in the New York area are invited to attend a happy hour on February 22. More details will be forthcoming. Contact Rena Andoh at RAndoh@sheppardmullin.com or Kersti Hanson at firstname.lastname@example.org with questions.
PHOENIX FELLOWS HAPPY HOUR: Phoenix, AZ - Feb. 24, 2017
Phoenix-area LCLD Fellows and Alumni are invited to a happy hour on February 24 from 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. at The Yard, 5640 N. 7th St., Phoenix, AZ 85014. Please direct any questions and RSVP to 2015 Fellow Sharon Ng at email@example.com.
MINNESOTA FELLOWS HAPPY HOUR: Minneapolis, MN - March 15, 2017
The Minnesota Fellows will be having a happy hour event on Wednesday, March 15, beginning at 6 p.m. at Seven in downtown Minneapolis. All are welcome! Please contact 2013 Fellow Caryn Boisen at firstname.lastname@example.org with questions and to RSVP.
EVENTS AND OPPORTUNITIES OF INTEREST
BOARD COMPOSITION & SUCCESSION PLANNING - THE TOP GOVERNANCE ISSUE OF 2017: Webinar - Feb. 9, 2017
Minority Counselor is hosting a webinar on Board Composition & Succession Planning on Thursday, February 9, at 1 p.m. ET. Click here for more information and to register.
NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF MINORITY & WOMEN OWNED LAW FIRMS BUSINESS MEETING: Fort Lauderdale, FL - Feb. 11-14, 2017
The 2017 Business Meeting of the National Association of Minority & Women Owned Law Firms will be held February 11-14. 2016 Fellow Jessica Lewis is serving as Co-Chair of the Business Meeting. 2016 Fellow Janeen Lofton will be a panelist on a CLE entitled "Won't Get Fooled Again: The Real CSI - Cyber Security Insurance" on February 13 at 3:05 p.m. Click here to view the full schedule.
EQUAL JUSTICE INITIATIVE ANNUAL DINNER: New York, NY - April 5, 2017
The Equal Justice Initiative Annual Dinner will be held Wednesday, April 5, at 6 p.m. at the Metropolitan Pavilion in New York City. EJI was founded by Bryan Stevenson, who spoke at the 2016 Fellows Alumni Conference. If you are interested in supporting EJI, please click here for information on how to attend the dinner.
LCLD is not affiliated with the Equal Justice Initiative.
Patent Counsel: Eli Lilly & Co. - Indianapolis, IN
Director Employee Relations Counsel, International Relations: Target Corp. - Minneapolis, MN
Click here for more information and to apply.
Intellectual Property Counsel/Patent Agent: 3M - Maplewood, MN
Government Contracts Compliance Analyst: 3M - Maplewood, MN
Regulatory Affairs Specialist: 3M - Maplewood, MN
Intellectual Property Liaison: 3M - Maplewood, MN
Privacy/Data Protection Attorney: Bank of America - Washington, DC/Charlotte, NC/New York, NY
VP, Corporate Counsel: Prudential - Newark, NJ and Shelton, CT
Director, Corporate Counsel: Prudential - Newark, NJ
POSTING OF JOB OPPORTUNITIES IN THE FELLOWS WEEKLY ANNOUNCEMENTS
To post a job opportunity, please send the following information to Caitlin Puffenberger at email@example.com:
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 are no longer being posted in the Fellows Weekly Announcements.