LCLD Pathfinder Alumni from the classes 2015-2018 are invited to attend the Third Annual Pathfinder Alumni Meeting Thursday June 20 through Saturday June 22, 2019. This event will be hosted at The Procter & Gamble Company's headquarters in Cincinnati, Ohio. 



Please click here to register for the meeting. 

Registration Fees - Law Firm Pathfinders:

  • $150 Regular Registration April 15 - May 27, 2019
  • $200 Late Registration May 28, 2019 - June 20, 2019

Registration Fee - Corporate Pathfinders:

  • $100 Regular Registration: Open through June 20, 2019

Local hotel options include: The Westin Cincinnati, Renaissance Cincinnati, and Homewood Suites.

If you have any questions, please contact Programs Manager Erin Hess.
Is your organization interested in becoming a sponsor of the Third Annual LCLD Fellows Alumni Leadership Symposium? Email Erin Hess for more details.



Sessions marked with * are joint sessions with the Eighth Annual Fellows Alumni Leadership Symposium. See the "Resources" section at the bottom of the page for a PDF version of the agenda.

Thursday, June 20, 2019

6:00 - 8:00 pm

Welcome Reception at the Backstage: Sponsored by Jones Day*

8:00 - 10:00 pm

Choose your favorite spot in Cincinnati and connect with both new and old Pathfinder Alumni.


Friday, June 21, 2019

Sessions hosted at The Procter & Gamble Company, One P&G Plaza, Cincinnati, OH

8:30 - 9:00 am


9:00 - 9:15 am

Welcome Remarks*
Amy Ahn-Roll, Chair, Eighth Annual Fellows Alumni Leadership Symposium Committee; Senior Counsel, The Procter & Gamble Company, 2014 Fellow Kelly Lipinski, Vice-Chair, Eighth Annual Fellows Alumni Leadership Symposium Committee; Partner, McGlinchey Stafford PLLC; 2015 Fellow; Deborah Majoras, Chief Legal Officer and Secretary, The Procter & Gamble Company; LCLD Board Member

9:15 - 10:15 am 

Keynote: A Life of Leadership & Service - One Badge at a Time*
Anna Maria Chávez, Executive Vice President and Chief Growth Officer, National Council on Aging; Former Chief Executive Officer, Girl Scouts of the USA (2011-2016)

10:15 - 10:45 am

Networking Break*

10:45 am - 12:00 pm

Influential Leadership with General Counsel Panel*
Caryn Groce, Vice President, Senior Counsel, Viacom; 2013 Fellow  |  Rishi Varma, General Counsel, Hewlett Packard Enterprise  |  Chad Walker, Vice President, General Counsel, and Corporate Secretary, Morton Salt, Inc.; LCLD Member & 2012 Fellow  |  Christine Wheatley, General Counsel and Group Vice President, The Kroger Co.; LCLD Member & 2011 Fellow  |  Moderated by Robert J. Grey, Jr., President, LCLD

12:00 - 1:15 pm


1:15 - 2:15 pm

Researching Diversity
Kristen Kalsem, Charles Hartsock Professor of Law, University of Cincinnati College of Law, Co-Director, Center for Race, Gender, and Social Justice; Emily M.S. Houh, Gustavus Henry Wald Professor of the Law and Contracts, University of Cincinnati College of Law, Co-Director, Center for Race, Gender, and Social Justice; Janet Moore, Professor of Law, University of Cincinnati College of Law

This session will introduce Legal Participatory Action Research ("Legal PAR"), a type of research that may be helpful to organizations in identifying and addressing issues of diversity. The research methods of Legal PAR offer methods to collect data on specific barriers to diversity that may exist in the workplace, as well as tools to engage stakeholders in generating potential solutions.

2:30 - 3:30 pm  |  1.0 CLE Credits Pending

#MeToo and Time's Up: Conducting Effective Workplace Investigations, Addressing Pay Equity & Creating Cultures of Inclusion
Lisa Kathumbi, Partner, Bricker & Eckler LLP

3:30 - 4:30 pm

Say Anything: In-House Attorneys Get Real with Honest Advice, Tips & Pet Peeves For Outside Counsel

4:30-6:30 pm

Networking Happy Hour
Join fellow Pathfinder Alumni for Keating Muething & Klecamp, PLL, located at One East 4th Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

7:00 - 10:00 pm

Networking & Group Dinner at Anderson Pavilion*


Saturday, June 22, 2019

Sessions hosted at 21c Musuem Hotel, 609 Walnut St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

10:00 - 11:30 am

More Money, More Problems: Fellows Alumni Panel*
Jimmy Alaniz, Chief Legal Officer, Packers Sanitation Services, Inc., Ltd.; 2014 Fellow  |  Bryan Brantley, Partner, McGuireWoods LLP; 2014 Fellow  |  Shanna Cohn, Corporate Counsel, AEP Energy, Inc.; 2011 Fellow  |  Mark Mao, Partner, Co-Lead of Data Priacy Practice, Troutman Sanders LLP; 2018 Fellow
Moderated by Wednesday Shipp, Senior Counsel, The Procter & Gamble Company; 2015 Fellow

Pathfinder Alumni join Fellows Alumni to share tips and tricks on how they try not to let it all come down to money. 

11:45 - 1:00 pm

Networking Lunch

1:15 - 2:15 pm  |  1.0 CLE Credits Pending

Drones Overhead: What's All The Buzz About?
Steve McDevitt, Senior Associate, Frost Brown Todd LLC; 2018 Pathfinders 

2:15 - 3:00 pm

Conference Wrap-Up
Pramila Kamath, Pathfinder Alumni Meeting Co-Chair, Corporate Counsel, The Kroger Company; 2016 Pathfinder Joseph Lehnert, Pathfinder Alumni Meeting Co-Chair; Associate, Keating Muething & Klecamp, PLL; 2017 Pathfinder Jason Stuckey, Pathfinder Alumni Meeting Co-Chair; Associate, Bricker & Eckler LLP; 2018 Pathfinder

This event is sponsored by The Procter & Gamble Company.