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
- 2017 Fellows Announcements
- Alumni Announcements
- Fellows Events and Opportunities
- Events and Opportunities of Interest
- Job Opportunities
Did You Know?
The April Fellow Spotlight is now live!
2017 Fellow Miriam Kim is now President of the Asian American Bar Association of the Greater Bay Area.
2017 Fellow Amber Rogers is now Partner at Hunton & Williams LLP.
2016 Fellow Kinika Young is now Director of Children's Health Coalition at the Tennessee Justice Center.
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.
2017 Fellows Announcements
ELI LILLY & CO. LEARNING EXPERIENCE: Indianapolis, IN - April 19-20, 2017
There are still spots on the waiting list for 2017 Fellows and Fellows Alumni to visit the Indianapolis headquarters of Eli Lilly & Co. The Learning Experience will be hosted by LCLD Board Member Michael Harrington, Senior Vice President and General Counsel. A welcome event will be hosted the night before by Benesch, Friedlander, Coplan & Aronof LLP. To register, please email Nichole Velasquez, LCLD Fellows Program Manager, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
FUND APPROVAL PROCESS: FELLOWS ALUMNI REGIONAL EVENTS
More than $18,000 of the funds raised in last year's All-In Campaign have been set aside to fund and support regional events and activities that aim to serve the Fellows Alumni Association's strategic goals. For more information on how to request funding, click here. If you have questions, please contact Fellows Alumni Programs Committee Co-Chairs Jin Liu and Lica Tomizuka.
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:
$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
A DISCUSSION ON THE PRACTICE OF LAW WITH LOCAL JUDGES: Richmond, VA - April 4, 2017
All LCLD Fellows are welcome to attend Richmond's Spring 2017 Group Mentoring Program Event today, April 4, at 6 p.m. The event will be at the McGuire Woods offices in downtown Richmond. Click here for more information. If you plan to attend, please contact Shannon Gravitt at email@example.com or 804.775.7671.
THE IMPORTANCE OF BUILDING RELATIONSHIPS AND GROWING YOUR NETWORK: New York, NY - April 12, 2017
All LCLD Fellows are welcome to attend New York's Spring 2017 Group Mentoring Program Event on Wednesday, April, 12 at 6 p.m. at Mayer Brown's offices. Mentors and Mentees will connect for networking and a panel presentation. Click here for more information. Please RSVP to Deborah Ferzda at firstname.lastname@example.org.
FELLOWS DINNER WITH GEOVETTE WASHINGTON: Pittsburgh, PA - April 27, 2017
Pittsburgh Fellows will be gathering for a special dinner with Geovette Washington, Senior Vice Chancellor and Chief Legal Office of the University of Pittsburgh. All Fellows, especially those from nearby markets, are encouraged to attend! Please contact Reena Ganju at email@example.com or Dotun Obadina at firstname.lastname@example.org with questions and to RSVP.
1L SCHOLARS MOCK INTERVIEWS: Philadelphia, PA - May 23, 2017
Do you want to help diverse first year law students gain valuable practice and feedback for on-campus interviews? LCLD is recruiting attorneys to hold mock interviews this spring as part of the 1L Scholars Summit. Mock interviews will take place at the law offices of Duane Morris LLP in Philadelphia from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. ET on May 23 and will run in 30-minute intervals. If you are interested in volunteering, please contact Program Manager Nancy Richardson at email@example.com or 804.399.2985.
FLORIDA FELLOWS HAPPY HOUR: Miami, FL - May 26, 2017
All Florida Fellows, Alumni, Pathfinders, and Scholars are invited to join in a happy hour on Friday, May 26, from 5-8 p.m. at Blackbird Ordinary in Miami. Please contact 2016 Fellow Janeen Lofton at JNL@lgplaw.com with any questions.
Events and Opportunities of Interest
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.
ABA BUSINESS LAW SECTION SPRING MEETING: New Orleans, LA - April 5-9, 2017
The ABA Business Law Section's 2017 Spring Meeting will be held in New Orleans April 5-9. If you are attending and would like to meet up with other Fellows on the evening of April 6, please reach out to John Cu at JCu@hansonbridgett.com or Jason DeJohnker at firstname.lastname@example.org. 2017 Fellow Richik Sarkar will be speaking on "Enforcement and Litigation Trends and Developments in Privacy and Data Security" on April 6. Click here for more information.
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 email@example.com to coordinate an informal LCLD gathering.
NATIONAL EMPLOYMENT LAW COUNCIL CONFERENCE: Denver, CO - April 26-28, 2017
The NELC Annual Conference will be held April 26-28 in Denver. If you are attending the conference and would like to meet up with other Fellows, Yvette Gatling and John Park are organizing a happy hour. Please contact Yvette at firstname.lastname@example.org or 713.652.4740 if you are interested.
ENERGY ARBITRATION CONFERENCE: Houston, TX - April 28, 2017
The 2017 Energy Arbitration Conference, presented by the North America Branch of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, will be held April 28 in Houston, Texas. This year's theme is "Resolving Energy Disputes in Times of Crisis." 2017 Fellow Teresa Garcia-Reyes is speaking on a panel entitled "Open Forum." If you are planning to attend and would like to meet up with other Fellows afterward, please reach out to Teresa at email@example.com. For more information on the conference, click here.
OHIO WOMEN'S BAR ASSOCIATION ANNUAL MEETING: Columbus, OH - May 11-12, 2017
The Ohio Women's Bar Association will hold its Annual Meeting and Conference, "Critical Conversations & Courageous Leadership," May 11-12. LCLD Member Lucy Helm, General Counsel of Starbucks, is the keynote speaker. 2017 Fellow Lisa Kathumbi is the Conference Chair and President-Elect for the OWBA. Click here for more information.
Counsel: BASF Corporation - Florham Park, NJ
Senior Counsel, Corporate & Securities: Macy's - Cincinnati, OH
Senior Counsel, Litigation & Preventive Law (#R26787): 3M - Maplewood, MN
Senior Counsel, Litigation & Preventive Law (#R26783): 3M - Maplewood, MN
Director of Diversity and Inclusion: Arnold & Porter Kate Scholer LLP - New York, NY or Washington, DC
Head of Intellectual Property: Facebook - Menlo Park, CA
Associate General Counsel, Government Contracting Compliance: Facebook - Washington, DC
Lead Counsel, Oculus Marketing & Sales: Facebook - Menlo Park, CA
Commercial Counsel: Facebook - Menlo Park, CA
Assistant General Counsel, Development & Commercial Strategy/Corporate Operations: Astellas Pharma US - Northbrook, IL
Legal Counsel, Digital Marketing: Adobe - Lehi, UT; Boston, MA; or San Jose, CA
Click here for the full job description and to apply.
Legal Director, Music Licensing: Facebok - Menlo Park, CA
Lead Corporate Counsel: Facebook - Menlo Park, CA
Lead Counsel, WhatsApp: Facebook - Menlo Park, CA
Employment Attorney: Gray Plant Mooty - Minneapolis, MN
VP, Corporate Counsel - Investment Advisor: Prudential Financial - Newark, NJ
Senior Corporate Counsel, Privacy: The Home Depot - Atlanta, GA
Posting of Job Opportunities in the Fellows Weekly Announcements
To post a job opportunity, please send the following information to Caitlin Puffenberger at firstname.lastname@example.org:
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.