Executive Vice President and General Counsel, Allstate Insurance Company

Susan Lees’ commitment to diversity is apparent in both her personal and professional life. She has spent more than 25 years with a company that made DiversityInc magazine’s “Top 50 Companies for Diversity” list nine times. As a member of Allstate’s Executive Diversity Council, she participates in their initiatives to make Allstate an inclusive place to work. Susan also serves on the board of the Rand Institute of Civil Justice and is president of the board of directors for the Riverside Foundation, a nonprofit that works with adults with developmental disabilities.

Allstate was an LCLD Most Active Member Corporation in 2013, 2017, and 2018. 

Joined LCLD 2009 


Highlights of LCLD Participation



Fellows Program
Hosted Leadership Lunch (2017, 2013)
Fellows nominated:
2018: Sean Proctor, Brenda Rodriguez Howdershell; 2017: Jocelyn Liu, Gail Saracco; 2016: John Lee Schroedel, Angela Leann Grant; 2015: Karen L. Lawrence, Karen Locher; 2014: Chris Clay, Jill Reid Cummins; 2013: Maya K. Ewing, Luke D. Yang; 2012: Gerard Gregoire, Linda Lu; 2011: Waqas A. Durrani

Pathfinder Program
Pathfinders selected: 
2018: Kavita Bhalla, Nicole Hartigan; 2017: Bhashit (Sheek) Shah, Whitney Lomax; 2016: Caleb Redman, Jill Warren

1L LCLD Scholars Program
Scholars hosted:
2018: Amber Morris; 2017: Chantal Norman; 2013: Marie Salter, Chris Washington; 2012: Renee Heyman

Success in Law School Mentoring Program
Mentors provided: 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012 

Attendance
Annual Meeting (2017, 2016, 2015)
Leadership Summit (2018)


Member: Susan Lees

Diversity Professional: Gerard Gregoire

Communications: Jen McGrath