Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director, Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC
Joseph Dougherty became CEO of Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney in 2016 after serving as Managing Shareholder of the firm's Philadelphia office and Chair of the firm's Advisory Committee. He joined the firm in 2006 and has played a critical role in the firm's growth. Joe is a Board Member of the Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce.
Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney believes that the different backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives of their attorneys enhance the legal services and partnerships they provide their clients. The firm's diversity initiatives include an intensive, one-year business development program for female attorneys and a sponsorship program for diverse attorneys on the cusp of promotion to shareholder. Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney was named an LCLD Top Performer in 2019.
Highlights of LCLD Participation
2020: Sydney Normil, Bridget Daley; 2019: Haley Ayure, Robert Holland; 2018: Victoria Oguntoye, Niraj Rath; 2017: Ellyn A. Kamke, LaToya Sawyer-Ndizeye; 2016: Linda Jing Zhou Young
1L LCLD Scholars Program
2019: Nancy Fisher, Oljas Majitov; 2018: Nadijah Campbell, Don Crawford; 2017: Kandyse Samuel, Sarah Tobias; 2016: Kareemah Mayer, Ruba Noor; 2015: Rondell M. Jordan, Michele A. Ramos, Delvin Turner
Success in Law School Mentoring Program
Mentors provided: 2019, 2017, 2016, 2015
Annual Meeting (2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015)
Member: Joseph Dougherty
Diversity Professional: Lloyd Freeman
Communications: Ela Friel