On September 23-24, 2019, LCLD Members and their guests are invited to attend the Tenth Annual LCLD Membership Meeting* at the Mandarin Oriental Washington, D.C. There will also be a Welcome Reception at the Smithsonian American Art Museum and National Portrait Gallery on Monday, September 23, 2019, from 7:00pm to 10:00 pm.

*2019 Fellows, please note that you are invited to attend the concurrent LCLD 2019 Fellows Second Meeting, September 23-25, 2019 at the Hilton National Mall in Washington, D.C. The Tenth Annual LCLD Membership Meeting is designed specifically for LCLD Member Managing Partners, General Counsel, and their invited guests.

Registration & Hotel Reservations

Please click here to register for the meeting.

Please click here before Tuesday, September 3, 2019, to book a room the Mandarin Oriental for the LCLD room rate of $425 a night. This rate will be available through September 3 or until the room block is full--whichever comes first.

For questions about registration or hotel reservations, please email Stella Askin, Events Manager. For questions about the agenda, please contact Jennifer Denton, Membership & Operations Director.


Monday, September 23, 2019


Pre-Reception for LCLD Members (MPs and GCs only)
Hosted by the LCLD Board of Directors


Buses to Leave from the Mandarin Oriental, Washington, D.C.
Please meet on the Ballroom level of the Mandarin at the escalator landing to be directed to the buses


Reception at the National Portrait Gallery
Hosted by the LCLD Board of Directors with the 2019 LCLD Fellows 


Buses to Return to the Mandarin Oriental, Washington, D.C. 


Tuesday, September 24, 2019




Laura Stein, Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Affairs, of The Clorox Company, and Chair, LCLD Board of Directors




Keynote Address
David WilkinsLester Kissel Professor of Law, Director, Center on the Legal Profession, and Vice Dean for Global Initiatives on the Legal Profession 




Talent Rising 
Robert Grey, President, LCLD 




Talent Rising: The Power of LCLD
Panel Discussion with the Former Chairs of LCLD:
Wally Martinez, Managing Partner, Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
Rick Palmore, Former General Counsel, General Mills, and Founding Chair Emeritus of LCLD
Brad Smith, President, Microsoft Corporation
Laura Stein, Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Affairs, The Clorox Company, and Chair, LCLD Board of Directors






What's Working Breakfast 
Members will explore and discuss best practices in:

  1. Using AI to Expand Your Talent Pool
  2. Using Technology to Create a Feedback Culture
  3. Collaborating for Change
  4. LCLD 101: How to Make the Most of Your LCLD Membership 


Lunch, with Remarks by Robert Grey and Laura Stein


Designing Our Preferred Future: The LCLD Leaders Challenge
Panel of LCLD Fellows Alumni, followed by Table Discussions Led by LCLD Members


10,000 Legal Role Models: A Celebration