The 2019 LCLD Leadership Summit will be held on June 24 and 25 at the Harvard Law School Center for Executive Education. Topics of discussion will range from the 10,000+ diverse attorneys and law students LCLD has advanced in its first 10 years, to the improvements in D&I being pioneered by LCLD Member organizations across the U.S. The preliminary agenda is below.

Monday, June 24, 2019


Meet in the Charles Hotel Lobby for a bus to Harvard Law School's Center for Executive Education


Welcome from Laura Stein, LCLD Chair


10,000 Legal Leaders: A Dialogue on the First 10 Years of LCLD

• Impact: A Preview of the LCLD Longitudinal Study
• Innovation: The LCLD Board Strategy & Innovation Committee's Leaders Challenge, Led by Ellen Dwyer, Chair of the LCLD Board's Strategy & Innovation Committee
• Inspiration: Hear from a panel of LCLD Fellow Alumni: Wesley Bizzell (Altria Group, Inc.), Corey Lee (Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP), Yvette Gatling (Littler Mendelson, P.C.) and Patricia Palacios (Steptoe & Johnson LLP)




Small Group Exercise


Dinner at Benedetto, with tables hosted by LCLD Board Members



Tuesday, June 25, 2019



Meet in the Charles Hotel Lobby for a bus to Harvard Law School's Center for Executive Education


Breakfast and "What's Working" Roundtables

Members will explore and discuss:

• Sponsorship 2.0, Led by Ricardo Anzaldua, Freddie Mac
• Diversity as a Key Performance Indicator, Led by Michael Harrington, Eli Lilly and Company and Brad Butwin, O'Melveny & Myers LLP
• Collaborating for Change, Led by Mitch Zuklie, Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
• Inclusive Teams, Led by Carlos Brown, Dominon Energy, Inc.


Turning Passion into Action: Developing your D&I Narrative

Led by Scott Westfahl, Director of HLS Executive Education, Laura Stein, Chair of the LCLD Board and Anjali Rodrigues, Instructor of Public Narrative and Community Organizing at the Harvard Kennedy School.  Lunch provided.


Closing, Robert Grey, President of LCLD



Leadership. Action. Results.