The LCLD 2019 Fellows Third Meeting took place Thursday, February 20 - Saturday, February 22, 2020 at the InterContinental Miami in Miami, Florida. 

Please see below for registration and hotel information, as well as an outline of the meeting agenda. A detailed PDF version of the agenda is available as a "Resource" on the left and bottom of this page.

For questions about the meeting, please contact Nichole Velasquez, Fellows Program Manager.


See below for an outline of the meeting agenda. A detailed, PDF version is available in the "Resources" section at left and at the bottom of this page.

Thursday, February 20, 2020

3:00 - 4:00 pm


4:00 - 4:15 pm

Opening Remarks
Nichole Velasquez, Fellows Program Manager, LCLD

4:15 - 6:15 pm

Identifying & Avoiding Career Roadblocks: Charting Your Course to a Successful Career
John Mitchell, “The Purple Coach” and Owner, KM Advisors, LLC

6:30 pm

Dinner: Dine-Arounds
Dine-Arounds are at the Fellows' expense.


Friday, February 21, 2020

8:30 - 9:30 am


9:30 - 11:30 am

Embracing Lopsidedness
Chris De Santis, Specialist in Management and Organization Development

11:45 am - 1:00 pm

The Language of Leadership: The Challenges and Opportunities of Diverse Leaders
A conversation between LCLD President Robert Grey and Stephen Zack, Executive Committee Member, Boies Schiller Flexner LLP; LCLD Member

1:00 - 2:30 pm


2:30 - 3:45 pm

Staying Connected: The LCLD Fellows Alumni Panel
Michelle Park Chiu, Partner, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP; West Regional Lead, LCLD Alumni Executive Council (LAEC); 2016 LCLD Fellow
Lisa Collins, Partner, Baker & Hostetler LLP; South Regional Lead, LAEC; 2018 Fellow
Corey Lee, Partner, Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP; Immediate Past Chair, LAEC; 2012 Fellow
Maritza Okata, Partner, Vinson & Elkins LLP; Leadership Symposium Vice Chair & Former Chair, LAEC; 2012 Fellow
Monica Patel, Executive & Senior Counsel, IBM Corporation; Chair, LAEC; 2015 Fellow
Kenneth Perry, Deputy General Counsel, Fannie Mae; At-Large Member, Sustainable Partnership, LAEC; 2012 Fellow
Moderated by Brian Seaman, Counsel, Stradley Ronon Stevens & Young, LLP; Northeast Regional Lead, LAEC; 2013 Fellow


3:45 - 6:00 pm

Accountability Partner Exercise: BINGO

6:00 - 8:00 pm

Reception for 2019 & 2020 Fellows
Heavy hors d'oeuvres reception


Saturday, February 22, 2020

8:30 - 10:00 am (Breakfast available 8:30 - 9:30 am)

Joint Fellows Networking Breakfast
2019 Fellows will share their wisdom with the 2020 Fellows in small groups over breakfast.

10:00 - 11:30 am

Lawyer Strong: Your Blueprint for Stress Resilience 
Paula Davis-Laack, Founder & CEO, Stress & Resilience Institute

11:30 am - 12:00 pm

Closing Remarks & Next Steps
Nichole Velasquez, Fellows Program Manager, LCLD

See below for a detailed PDF version of the agenda.

Photo Gallery

Photography by Joe Mahoney