Senior Vice President and General Counsel, Southern California Edison
Russell Swartz is the general counsel of Southern California Edison, a company made up primarily of minorities. He also serves on the Board of Directors of the Civil Justice Association of California and the Board of the Constitutional Rights Foundation.
In addition to extensive employee resource groups, SCE’s supplier diversity outreach has been commended by the U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. SCE also has programs and initiatives that encourage African Americans, Latinos, and women to attend college and consider STEM programs. SCE was named an LCLD Most Active Member Corporation in 2016 and 2018.
Joined LCLD 2009
Highlights of LCLD Participation
Hosted Leadership Lunch (2015, 2013)
2018: Shae Harvey; 2017: Kathleen Lillian Brennan de Jesus; 2016: Tristan Reyes Close; 2015: Kenneth Araki; 2014: Kris G. Vyas; 2013: Jane Lee Cole, Walker A. Matthews
1L LCLD Scholars Program
2015: Dean Longfield; 2013: Nina Dangourian
Success in Law School Mentoring Program
Mentors provided: 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012
Annual Meeting (2017, 2016, 2015, 2014)
Member: Russell Swartz
Diversity Professionals: Jennifer Shigekawa
Communications: Lois Pitter-Bruce