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.
- Personal Announcements
- New Faces at LCLD
- 2016 Fellows Announcements
- Fellows Alumni Leadership Symposium
- Fellows Events and Opportunities
- Events and Opportunities of Interest
- Job Opportunities
2016 Fellow Lisa Maria Harris is now a Partner at Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP.
2016 Fellow Kimberly Hulsey was named to the inaugural Cablefax Top Lawyers list. Cablefax's editors have for the first time compiled the definitive list of Top Lawyers in the cable industry whose influence and expertise continues to guide companies and executives within this industry.
2015 Fellow Damany Ransom is now a Shareholder at The Ransom Firm LLC.
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.
New Faces at LCLD
Joe Slay, Strategic Initiatives Director
Joe has worked with LCLD since 2009, primarily in the areas of strategic planning and communications. In January 2017, he assumed the role of Director of Strategic Initiatives with a focus on supporting the Fellows Alumni and on developing LCLD's regionalism strategy. A former journalist, Joe founded and led an award-winning public relations firm for many years. He is co-founder and chair of the nonprofit FightSMA, which has raised more than $8 million to support research at 45 universities in five countries to defeat the childhood neuromuscular disease, spinal muscular atrophy.
Erin Hess, Strategic Initiatives Program Manager
Erin will be coordinating LCLD strategic initiatives, including the development of the LCLD Fellows Alumni Strategic Plan and the LCLD Diversity Professionals Forum. She started her career in the corporate litigation group at a large law firm, but spent most of her career prior to LCLD working in various roles with the Court of Appeals of Virginia. She learned about LCLD several years ago and was impressed with its focus on providing programming and resources to Members instead of just talk; she knew then that she wanted to work for LCLD! Erin grew up in a tiny coastal town 30 miles from the nearest traffic light, and 60 miles from a McDonald's, Wal-Mart, or Target.
2016 Fellows Announcements
THIRD FELLOWS MEETING: AGENDA NOW AVAILABLE: San Diego, CA - March 2-4, 2017
The agenda is now available for the Third Fellows Meeting. Please click here to view the agenda, register for the event, and for instructions to book your hotel room. For questions about registration or the hotel, please contact Stella Askin, Program & Events Coordinator.
Fellows Alumni Events and Opportunities
NOMINATE A FELLOWS ALUMNUS TO RECEIVE THE RICK PALMORE AWARD: Due March 1, 2017
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 supplemental materials to Courtney Nolde at firstname.lastname@example.org by March 1, 2017, at 5 p.m. ET. The award winner will be announced in early May and receive the award at the Sixth Annual Fellows Alumni Leadership Symposium in NYC. For questions about the process, contact Zohra Tejani, Immediate Past Chair of the Fellows Executive Council.
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 email@example.com.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
FELLOWS ALUMNI - ARE YOU ALL IN?
The "All In!" campaign is off to a great start, with contributions from 50 Fellows Alumni. Your contribution helps build and sustain a national community that will have far-reaching effects for all Alumni.
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.
Fellows Events and Opportunities
NEW YORK FELLOWS HAPPY HOUR: New York, NY - Feb. 22, 2017
All Fellows in the New York area are invited to attend a wine-tasting at Sheppard Mullin's office at 30 Rockefeller Plaza, 39th Floor, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Please RSVP to Rena Andoh at RAndoh@sheppardmullin.com or Kersti Hanson at email@example.com.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 email@example.com with questions and to RSVP.
Events and Opportunities of Interest
COOL COMPENSATION CONSIDERATIONS FOR THE PRIVATE COMPANY 2017: New York, NY and Live webcast - March 13, 2017
Cool Compensation Considerations for the Private Company 2017: Pay, Performance, and Perspectives will be held on March 13 at 9 a.m. 2016 Fellow Marissa Holob will be speaking on a panel called "Executive Compensation for the Non-Publicly Traded Company: Comparisons, Contrasts, Trends, and New Issues." Click here for more information and to register.
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
MINORITY CORPORATE COUNSEL ASSOCIATION'S GENERAL COUNSEL SUMMIT: Miami, FL - April 19-22, 2017
MCCA's General Counsel Summit will be held at Turnberry Isle Miami Resort. Click here for details. If you are planning to attend, please contact 2015 Fellow Rakesh Gopalan at firstname.lastname@example.org to coordinate an informal LCLD gathering.
Director and Associate General Counsel, Head of Privacy: Facebook - Menlo Park, CA
Lead Counsel, Open Source & IP: Facebook - Menlo Park, CA
Marketing Counsel: Facebook - New York, NY
Lead Counsel, WhatsApp: Facebook - Menlo Park, CA
Ads and Privacy Counsel: Facebook - Menlo Park, CA
Senior Corporate Counsel, Privacy: The Home Depot - Atlanta, GA
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.
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.