The LCLD Fellows, Class of 2014, gathered at the Arizona Biltmore in Phoenix, Arizona from September 17th through September 19th for the LCLD 2014 Fellows Second Meeting.  

Please see below for the meeting agenda, with linked meeting materials, as well as a photo gallery from the conference. Please also see the "Other Materials" section for a link to the meeting survey and the 2014 Fellows Online Learning Exercises.

If you have questions about the meeting, please contact Lori Lorenzo (202.769.7342).

September 17, 2014

4:30 - 5:00 pm

Welcome (Full Agenda and Speaker Biographies)
Gary L. Sasso, President and CEO, Carlton Fields Jorden Burt, and LCLD Board Member

5:00 - 6:00 pm

Accountability Partner Exercise

6:15 - 9:00 pm

Welcome Reception


September 18, 2014

6:00 - 7:00 am

Morning Yoga (optional)

7:30 - 8:30 am

Breakfast with LCLD Members

8:45 - 10:45 am

Kenji Yoshino, Chief Justice Earl Warren Professor of Constitutional Law, New York University School of Law

10:45 - 11:45 am

Jumbo Shrimp, Genuine Naugahyde, and Optimistic Lawyers: What can the psychology of resilience teach us about improving lawyer performance?
Larry Richard, Ph.D., President, LawyerBrain LLC

12:00 - 1:00 pm

Lunch with LCLD Members
"Timeline": LCLD's Five Years in Review (VIDEO)

1:15 pm

Group Photograph on Squaw Peak Terrace

1:30 - 3:30 pm

Networking Break

3:30 - 5:30 pm

Breakout Sessions: Improved Visibility = Increased Marketability
Susan L. Blount, Prudential Financial, Inc., and LCLD Board Member
John J. Bouma, Snell & Wilmer LLP
Alan N. Braverman, The Walt Disney Company
Dennis J. Broderick, Macy’s, Inc., and LCLD Board At-Large Vice President
Michael J. Harrington, Eli Lilly and Company
Brett J. Hart, United Airlines, Inc., and LCLD Board Treasurer
Kimberly Leach Johnson, Quarles & Brady LLP
Denise F. Keane, Altria Group, Inc., and LCLD Board Member
Jorge A. Mestre, Rivero Mestre LLP
Harriet Mountcastle-Walsh, Honeywell Aerospace
Sheldon Quan, Vice President - Associate General Counsel, The Clorox Company
Chuck Riley, Lane Powell, PC
Karen Roberts, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., and LCLD Board Member
Gary L. Sasso, Carlton Fields Jorden Burt, and LCLD Board Member
Vincent A. F. Sergi, Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
Linda M. Szymanski, Shell Oil Company

5:30 - 6:00 pm


6:00 - 9:00 pm

Dinner: Dine-Arounds

9:30 - 11:30 pm

Dessert Reception


September 19, 2014

6:00 - 7:00 am

Morning Yoga (optional)

8:00 - 8:45 am


9:00 - 10:30 am

Career Pathways
Honorable Marta M. Chou, Fourth Judicial District Court Judge of Minnesota, and 2012 LCLD Fellow
Vanessa Allen Sutherland, Chief Counsel, Pipeline and Hazardous Material Safety Administration, U.S. Department of Transportation, and 2011 LCLD Fellow

10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Executive Presence Defined
Tim Gluszak, Senior Manager, Learning & Development, Global Diversity & Inclusion, General Mills, Inc.

12:00 pm - 12:30 pm

Wrap-Up & Adjourn
Lori L. Lorenzo, Program Director, LCLD


Other Materials

LCLD 2014 Fellows Second Meeting Survey
2014 Fellows Online Learning Exercises

Photo Gallery

The following photos of 2014 Fellows were taken by Joe Mahoney.