Chair, Potter Anderson & Corroon LLP

Kathleen McDonough became Chair of Potter Anderson & Corroon’s Executive Committee in 2018, the first woman to lead a major Delaware law firm. She is also Founder and Head of the firm’s Labor and Employment practice, and spent many years as a mentor in the Federal Trial Practices Seminar instructing junior lawyers. 

Potter Anderson & Corroon’s diversity efforts include recruiting lawyers through minority job fairs, hosting receptions for minority students, and offering affinity groups like the Women’s Initiative. Potter Anderson was named an LCLD Top Performer in 2021 and 2022. 

Joined LCLD 2010

Highlights of LCLD Participation

Fellows Program
Fellows nominated: 
2022: Laura Readinger; 2021: L. Katherine Good; 2020: Alan Silverstein; 2019: Jonathan Choa; 2018: Bindu Palapura; 2017: Roxanne L. Houtman

Pathfinder Program
Pathfinders selected:
2022: Jennifer Buckley, Callan Jackson; 2021: Clarissa Chenoweth-Shook, Rebecca Salko; 2020: Eric Torres; 2019: Alyssa Ronan; 2018: Daniyal Iqbal, Jacqueline Rogers; 2016: Bindu A. Palapura

1L LCLD Scholars Program
Scholars hosted:
2012: Olumide A. Onafowora

Success in Law School Mentoring Program
Mentors provided: 2021, 2020, 2019, 2016, 2014, 2013, 2012

Annual Meeting (2022, 2021, 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015)
Leadership Summit (2021)


Member: Kathleen McDonough

Diversity Professionals: Joshua MartinWilliam Chapman

Communications: Lauren Kornsey, Beth Chambers