The Leadership Council on Legal Diversity is made up of more than 350 corporate chief legal officers and law firm managing partners, working to build a more open and diverse legal profession.

Leadership. Action. Results.


Tomorrow Reimagined: the 2021 LCLD Annual Meeting, October 18-19

Building on the momentum of Leaders at the Front, we'll explore the future of DE&I and the world of work with Ken Frazier, Chairman of Merck (left); organizational psychologist Adam Grant of Wharton; and LCLD stalwarts including founder Rick Palmore.

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Meet the New Members of the LCLD Staff

Please join us in welcoming two talented new members of the LCLD team: Jessica Washington (left), who will manage the Fellows Program from Richmond, and Kat Corfman, a Brooklyn-based Communications Specialist who is also an accomplished poet.

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Patty Palacios Named to Lead LCLD Alumni

At their annual Leadership Symposium, the LCLD Alumni elected Patty Palacios (left) as Chair for 2021-22. A 2012 Fellow and Partner at Steptoe & Johnson, Patty leads an Executive Committee of Alumni volunteers dedicated to the mission of LCLD.

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Leaders at the Front

Led by Chair Ellen Dwyer (left) and the LCLD Board of Directors, Leaders at the Front calls on each LCLD Member to craft a personal, public statement that includes specific steps to move diversity to the front burner in their organization.

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