Chairman, Boies, Schiller & Flexner LLP


A top lawyer in the United States for decades and one of Time Magazine’s most influential people in the world, part of David Boies’ success comes from his commitment to diversity. He has won numerous awards for his support of diversity, including Lawyer of the Year, the American Bar Association Medal, and the Role Model Award from the Equality Forum. David also co-led the historic civil rights case Perry v. Schwarzenegger against gay and lesbian discrimination. Boies, Schiller & Flexner’s diversity efforts include a summer fellowship for diverse law students. 

Joined LCLD 2009 

Highlights of LCLD Participation

Fellows Program
Fellows nominated: 
2021: Sabria McElroy, Abby Dennis, Corey Gray; 2020: James Lee; 2019: Kelly Perigoe; 2018: Arwen Rainbird Johnson; 2017: Dawn L. Smalls; 2016: Alanna Cyreeta Rutherford; 2015: Stacey Grigsby; 2014: Shani Rivaux

Pathfinder Program
Pathfinders selected: 
2021: Katherine Cheng, Sabina Mariella, Shannon Prince, Alicia Fitch; 2020: Laselve Harrison, Suzanne Nero; 2019: Corey Gray, Bibeane Metsch; 2018: Martha Goodman, Sabria McElroy; 2017: Leigh M. Nathanson, Joanna C. Wright; 2016: Byron Pacheco, Juan Valdivieso 

1L LCLD Scholars Program
Scholars hosted:
2021: Gaby Santiago, Maynor Navarro

Annual Meeting (2018, 2015)


Member: David Boies, Steve Zack

Diversity Professionals: Reginald A. Taylor, Denina DePool, Stephen Zack