Chairman, Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP

Roger Furey joined Katten in 2001; prior to becoming Chairman in 2016, he was Managing Partner of the firm’s Washington, D.C. office. One his goals as Chairman is to provide more development opportunities for associates and young partners.

As part of LCLD's Leaders at the Front initiative, Roger created a Leader's Pledge detailing his personal and organizational commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Read Roger's pledge here

Katten’s diversity programs include the Women’s Leadership Forum, the Minority Associates Committee, and an LGBT Coalition. The firm sees partnerships with external organizations, including LCLD, as an important part of promoting diversity in the profession. Katten has been named a top firm for diversity by MultiCultural Law magazine and a “Best Place to Work for LGBT Equality” by the Human Rights Campaign.

In 2021, Katten was named an LCLD Top Performer for the ninth consecutive year. 

Joined LCLD 2009

Highlights of LCLD Participation


Fellows Program
Hosted Leadership Lunch (2016, 2015)
Fellows nominated:
2022: Carl Kennedy; 2021: Trisha Sircar; 2020: Mark Reyes; 2019: Claudine Chen-Young; 2018: Tami Kameda Sims; 2017: John P. Huang; 2016: Terance Gonsalves; 2015: Devan H. Popat; 2014: Monica J. Mosby; 2013: Craig Masaki Kuchii; 2012: Lisa-Marie Clara Monsanto

Pathfinder Program
Hosted Pathfinder First Meeting (2015) 
Hosted Pathfinder Second Meeting (2015)
Pathfinders selected: 2022: Joanna HillFabiola Valenzuela; 2021: Darnell Clayborn, Christy Tirtatunggal; 2020: Sheehan Band, John Sun; 2019: Alana Ibarra, Sarah Ma; 2018: Amelia Chapple, Johnjerica Hodge; 2017: Manny Mevs, Tenley Mochizuki; 2016: Sirisha Bendapudi, Austin G. Leach; 2015: Elizabeth Dominguez 

1L LCLD Scholars Program
Scholars hosted:
2021: Brandon von Kriegelstein, Leila Khamees, Dominique Moise, Richard-Vinh Nguyen-Le, Michelle Claros, Robert Bourret, Naomi Forbes; 2020: Linh Nguyen, Latazia Carter, Michael Butts, Jason Kim, Enrico Hernandez, Meredith Johnson, Hanna Nuñez Tse, Zariah Altman, Daniel Kim; 2019: Mariah Young, Sarah Shanoudy, Imani Gunn, Lauren Estell, Ana Tobar, Winnie Tong, Yaesul Park, Wendy Gu; 2018: Morgan Arthur, Amit Bhatla, Rachel Briones, Alejandra Cuadra, Chihiro Isozaki, Isle Johnson, Deeksha Kohli, Alexander Michael, Diana Perez, Jewrisha Randome; 2017: Darius Hands, Rodrigo Huerta, Karim Lakhani, Kathy Lee, Shelby Palmer, Elijah Staggers, Kimberly Waters, Jennifer Yamin; 2016: MarkAnthony Curtis, Christina Knox, Catherine O'Brien, Haniel Ogburu-Ogbonnaya, Mario Robertson, Steve Shim, Jeffrey Vides; 2015: Deandre A. Harris, Kandyce Jackson, Aisha M. Noor, Christopher Tavish Vazquez, Melissa Velez, Apeksha Vora; 2014: Charles Cao, Alex Francisco Jacobs, Danielle Stokes, Deloris Wilson; 2013: Debasha Cox, Tony Song, Silke Watson; 2012: Collette Brown, Paul Fensternmaker

Success in Law School Mentoring Program
Mentors provided: 2020, 2019, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012

Annual Meeting (2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014)
Leadership Summit (2021, 2015, 2014)


Member: Roger Furey

Diversity Professional: Amber HagginsLeslie D. Minier

Communications: Jacquelyn Heard, Jennifer Dolan