Managing Partner, Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
Wally Martinez served as LCLD’s second Chair, succeeding Founding Chair Rick Palmore in 2013. Named one of the nation's “50 Most Influential Minority Lawyers” by the National Law Journal, Wally has been instrumental in establishing Hunton Andrews Kurth as a foundation stone of LCLD, making human and material resources available to LCLD since its founding.
Hunton Andrews Kurth's diversity efforts include “Oneness Luncheons,” which provide a forum for minority lawyers to network and engage with others, a women’s initiative, and its LGBT Initiatives Task Force. The firm has been named one of the “50 Best Law Firms for Women” and one of the “100 Top Workplaces for Women.”
In 2021, Hunton Andrews Kurth was named an LCLD Top Performer for the ninth consecutive year.
Highlights of LCLD Participation
LCLD Board of Directors
Hosted Leadership Lunch (2013)
2020: Clare Ellis; 2019: Sunyi Snow; 2018: Landon S. Eustache; 2017: Amber M. Rogers; 2016: Cecilia Y. Oh; 2015: Sergio Oehninger; 2014: Jamila S. Mensah; 2013: Rita Davis; 2012: Corey Lee; 2011: Rudene Haynes
2021: Perie Koyama, Sumaira Shaikh; 2020: Ming Lei, Rail Seoane; 2019: Latosha Ellis, Yeshake Yilma; 2018: Mayme Donohue, Henry Jin; 2017: Candace Moss, Yves Nguyen; 2016: Fawaz Bham, Laura Thayer Wagner; 2015: Brittany Bacon
1L LCLD Scholars Program
2021: Charles Lampkins, Vera Wang, Jessica Lamour, Monica Rodriguez, Asha McCorvey, Raychelle Eddings, Jeff Willis; 2020: Natalie King, Hyun Jai Oh, Talha Chaudhry, Paula Ajumobi; 2019: Laila Khan, Ryan Wynne, Marissa Walker, William Hinton; 2018: David Davis Jr., April Filtz, Monica Grover, Deanna Hall, Sophie Kim; 2017: Alyson Brown, Jackie Chang, Victoria Chang, Akiyah Francis, Victoria Nguyen; 2016: Nicholas Ramos, Matthew Rosendahl, Vid Sankar, Harshil Shukla, Diana Vall-Ilobera; 2015: Mohamed Al-Hendy, Kenesia L. Cook, Taylor Mioko Dewberry, Candace Johnson, Phoebe Anne Willis; 2014: Luke Gilhooly, Camille Powell, Remington Shepard, Jennifer Wong; 2013: Ujjayini Bose, Bria Delaney, David Mitchell; 2012: Juan Mendoza, Mai Denawa, Rebekah Scherr, Janet Martini
Success in Law School Mentoring Program
Mentors provided: 2020, 2019, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012
Annual Meeting (2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014)
Member: Wally Martinez