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.


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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Presenting the Newest Members of the LCLD Board

Christa D'Alimonte of ViacomCBS (left) and Joel Unruch of Accenture will bring high energy and valuable perspectives to LCLD's board of directors, effective immediately. Click below for more details.

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