LCLD Fellows Alumni, to be joined by the recently graduating class of 2016, are invited to this event, Thursday, June 1 through Saturday, June 3, 2017. The symposium will take place at Microsoft's office in New York City. Friday's lunch will be hosted by Proskauer Rose LLP and Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP. Accommodations will be available at the InterContinental New York Times Square Hotel.

See the "Resources" section at the bottom of the page for a list of registered attendees. You can also view the Alumni photos that were shown during the Friday reception.  

For questions, please contact Courtney Nolde, LCLD Fellows Alumni Program Manager.



Thursday, June 1, 2017

1:30 - 3:00 pm

Fellows Alumni Executive Council Meeting

3:00 - 5:00 pm

Community Service Project for the Eagle Academy for Young Men II

6:00 - 8:00 pm

Welcome Reception at Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP
The firm is located at 250 W. 55th Street, New York, NY

8:00 - 10:00 pm

Pick your favorite spot in NYC and connect with both new and old Fellows Alumni.

8:00 - 10:00 pm

2012 Fellows Reunion Dinner

Friday, June 2, 2017

8:30 - 8:45 am

Breakfast & Welcome Remarks
Alicia Lowery Rosenbaum, Chief Data Officer, LCLD Fellows Alumni Executive Council (EC); Senior Counsel, Microsoft Corporation; 2015 Fellow
Patricia Palacios, Co-Chair, Sixth Annual Fellows Alumni Leadership Symposium Committee; Partner, Steptoe & Johnson LLP; 2012 Fellow
Aja Sae-Kung, Co-Chair, Sixth Annual Fellows Alumni Leadership Symposium Committee; Associate General Counsel, Washington Gas; 2012 Fellow

8:45 - 9:15 am

LCLD Fellows Alumni Business Meeting & Announcement of Incoming Executive Council
Jason DeJonker, Chair, LCLD Fellows Alumni Executive Council (EC); Partner, Bryan Cave LLP; 2013 Fellow
Maritza Okata, Chair-Elect, LCLD Fellows Alumni EC; Partner, Vinson & Elkins LLP; 2012 Fellow

9:15 - 10:45 am

Mindful Leadership Workshop
Janice MarturanoFounder & Executive Director, Institute for Mindful Leadership; Introduction by Bruce E.L.M. Strothers, Attorney, Microsoft Corporation; 2012 Fellow

10:45 - 11:00 am

Networking Break

11:15 am - 12:15 pm

Transformational Leadership Among Member General Counsel & Managing Partners

Panel at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP
Michael Fricklas, Former EVP, General Counsel, and Secretary, Viacom Inc.
Sandra Leung, EVP, General Counsel, Bristol-Myers Squibb; Former LCLD Board Member
Wally Martinez, Managing Partner, Hunton & Williams LLP; Former General Counsel, Diageo; and Former LCLD Board Chair
Pilar Ramos, EVP, General Counsel, North America, MasterCard
Moderated by Rick Palmore, LCLD Founding Chair Emeritus; Senior Counsel, Dentons US LLP; and Former General Counsel, General Mills

Panel at Proskauer Rose LLP
Kate Adams, SVP and General Counsel, Honeywell
Ricardo Anzaldua, EVP and General Counsel, MetLife, Inc.
Kathy Card Beckles, General Counsel—Card Services, JPMorgan Chase
Michele Coleman Mayes, VP, General Counsel, and Secretary, New York Public Library; Former LCLD Board Member
Moderated by Robert Grey, President, LCLD

12:15 - 1:45 pm

Lunch at Proskauer Rose LLP or Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

1:45 - 2:00 pm

Return to Microsoft

2:00 - 3:00 pm

Freedom to Marry Campaign Presentation
Marc Solomon, Principal and National Director, Civitas Public Affairs Group; Former National Campaign Director, Freedom to Marry; and Author, “Winning Marriage: The Inside Story of How Same-Sex Couples Took on the Politicians and Pundits--and Won”; Introduction by Bonnie Lau, Partner, Dentons US LLP; 2013 Fellow Liaison

3:00 - 3:30 pm

Networking Break

3:30 - 4:15 pm

A Tradition of Progress: The Past, Present, and Future of Diversity in Major League Baseball
Renée Tirado, Vice President of Talent Acquisition and Diversity & Inclusion, Major League Baseball
Introduction by Rena Andoh, Partner, Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP; 2015 Fellow

4:30 pm

Meeting Conclusion

6:30 - 10:30 pm

Group Networking Reception & Dinner at SECOND floor (inside the Eventi Hotel)
Presenting the Third Annual Rick Palmore Awards and Community Service Award

Saturday, June 3, 2017

10:00 - 11:30 am

Coffee Chats at the InterContinental Hotel
Featured Speaker on a Prosecutor’s Vision for a Better Justice System: Adam Foss, Former Assistant District Attorney, Juvenile Division, Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office, Boston, MA

Following this presentation, join us to explore the following topics:

  • Corporate Homie Podcast: Demetra Liggins, Co-Founder, Corporate Homie, and Partner, Thompson & Knight LLP; 2012 Fellow

  • Deep Dive into Justice Reform: Adam Foss

  • Health & Fitness: Lori Lorenzo, Program Director, LCLD

  • Technology: Marlon Fetzner, Director of Legal and Corporate Affairs, Latam New Markets, and 2012 Fellow; and Andy Mar, Assistant General Counsel and 2014 Fellow; Microsoft Corporation

12:00 - 2:30 pm

Group Team-Building Event: Clue Chase & Lunch at Kilpatrick, Townsend & Stockton LLP


See the "Resources" section below for a detailed, PDF version of the agenda.