Chairman/Global CEO, Squire Patton Boggs


Mark Ruehlmann became Chairman of Squire Patton Boggs in 2015 after 10 years as Managing Partner. He has been recognized by Ohio Super Lawyers and Chambers USA. Squire Patton Boggs’ diversity initiatives include employee resource groups, a women’s initiative, and diversity recruiting partnerships. The firm partners with several groups that promote diversity in the United Kingdom, including annual participation in the Black Solicitors Network Diversity League Table. Squire Patton Boggs has received eight consecutive perfect scores on the Human Rights Campaign's Corporate Equality Index.  

Joined LCLD 2012

Highlights of LCLD Participation

Fellows Program

Hosted Leadership Lunch (2017) 
Fellows nominated:
2019: Vishal Gupta; 2018: Pedro Hernandez; 2017: Helen H. Yang; 2016: Traci L. Martinez; 2015: Stacie D. Yee; 2014: Anne Choi Goodwin; 2013: Brian Patrick Woolfolk

Pathfinder Program
Pathfinders selected: 
2019: Kinal Patel, Keshia Lipscomb; 2018: Nikhita Godiwala, Brandon Roman; 2017: Beatriz E. Jaramillo, Andrew X. Yocopis; 2016: Brandon Gillard, Niyala Harrison

1L LCLD Scholars Program 
Scholars hosted: 
2018: Latrice Burks, Rhianna Wardian; 2017: Morgan Brown, Joan Campau 

Success in Law School Mentoring Program
Mentors provided: 2017, 2016 

Annual Meeting (2015, 2014)
Leadership Summit (2016)


Member: Mark Ruehlmann

Diversity Professional: Crystal Arnold, Alethia Nancoo

Communications: Angelo Kakolyris