Email announcements are sent to Fellows every Tuesday afternoon and feature program news and information, professional opportunities, and alerts of upcoming events to help you get the most out of your participation in the LCLD Fellows Program. These announcements will be archived on the website.

Questions? Please email Stephanie Uzel.

Please note: Leadership Lunches and Learning experiences will be publicized via the Fellows Weekly announcements.  At that point, 2014 Fellows who have not met the two-lunch requirement will be given priority to attend lunches, with any open spaces available for 2011, 2012 and 2013 Fellows, or 2014 Fellows who have already attended two lunches. Capacity is limited, so be sure to read your Fellows announcements each week! If you have any questions, contact Stephanie.


2011 Fellow Jimmie McMillian was recenly selected to receive the prestigious “Legacy Award” at the 9th Annual Spirit Awards Gala at the Madame Walker Theatre Center in Indianapolis. The Gala honors today’s leaders who advance yesterday’s legacy for a brighter tomorrow. The Spirit Awards celebrate the “incredible contributions of our nation’s foremost leaders in business & entrepreneurship, civic engagement, philanthropy, and cultural arts.” Jimmie has represented the Madame C.J. Walker Board, pro bono, for three years. 

2013 Fellow Valeria Chapa-Garza was recently voted as one of the top in-house women lawyers in Latin America. Click here to read the article.


The upcoming March 7th Leadership Lunch in Atlanta, GA hosted by Wes Blumenshine, General Counsel of Caterpillar, and Ben Adams, Managing Partner of Baker Donelson is now open for registration. Please click here to register for the event

2013 Fellows who have not met the two lunch requirement will be given priority to attend lunches, with any open spaces available for 2011 and 2012 Fellows, or 2013 Fellows who have already attended two lunches. Capacity is limited, so please register early. For a list of Leadership Lunches, please click here.

Registration for lunches will open on the Fellows website approximately one month in advance and closes one week prior. Notification for registration opening will be in the Fellows Weekly Announcements. If you have any questions, please email Courtney Nolde.


The Network Journal is searching for the most dynamic business and professional leaders under the age of 40. They are looking for candidates who share a commitment to business growth and professional excellence and to the community. To nominate someone please click on this link: http://www.tnj.com/40-under-forty/call-for-nominations.


CLEO (Council on Legal Education Opportunity) would like to have 4 practicing attorneys on a panel for a scheduled session in each city (see below). If you are interested or want more information, please send Lori Lorenzo an email indicating the city in which you are interested.

DC - Thursday March 13th, 6pm-7:30pm 

NYC - Thursday, April 10th, 6pm-7:30pm


LCLD invites the local Dallas area Fellows Alumni to join the 2014 Fellows at the Welcome Reception during the LCLD 2014 Fellows First Meeting on Friday, March 21st from 5:30-7:30pm at the Four Seasons Las Colinas. Please RSVP to Nancy Richardson at nrichardson@lcldnet.com by March 10th. 


The Third Annual Fellows Retreat is open for registration. The event will take place Thursday, May 15th through Sunday, May 18th at the Mandarin Oriental in Miami, FL. Click here to registerCick here to view the agenda


Thank you to all the Member organizations that have registered to participate in the LCLD 1L Scholars Program this year. If you haven’t yet registered your organization, it's not too late, just click here to do so.  We're looking forward to another wonderful group of 1L Scholars joining us at the Scholars Retreat this June in Dallas, TX.  If you have already registered your organization, please take a moment to provide your 1L Scholar(s)’ name and contact information by clicking here. This will tell us who's attending the Retreat, and provide important information to the Scholars.


DaVita HealthCare Partners is searching for a Group General Counsel in Denver, CO.  The GGC will provide advice, guidance and strategic counsel to management on a wide variety of corporate and commercial issues which arise from the day-to-day operations of a growing, complex organization in a heavily-regulated healthcare environment.  10 years of legal experience in operations, corporate law, and healthcare is desired.  Please send any resumes to Fellow amy.sanford@davita.com

McDonald's is searching for a Senior Privacy Compliance Director. Click here to review the job description and to apply online. 

Altria Group
 is searching for a Senior Counsel to join their Law Department in Richmond, VA. To view the full position description, please click here. If interested, please send resumes to 2011 Fellow, Kamran Khan

Pepper Hamilton
 has several positions open. Click here to view the position descriptions and apply online. Questions? Interested or have questions? Please contact 2011 Fellow, Kassem Lucas

Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
 is seeking a Real Estate Associate with three to six years of relevant law firm experience to join their Real Estate Department and work in the Irving, Texas office.  Excellent academic credentials, work references and a Texas bar license are required.  Both full-time and part-time candidates will be considered. Interested candidates should send cover letter, resume and a copy of their law school transcript to: Nicole Morden, Attorney Recruiting Manager, Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP, 525 W. Monroe Street, Chicago, IL  60661, Fax: (312) 577-4572nicole.morden@kattenlaw.com.

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. is seeking a seconded lawyer to support the Global Security, Investigations and Ethics legal team.  The daily work will vary greatly, but will include supporting investigative matters, security and investigative project support, governance and policy drafting and general business support of Global Investigations, Security, Aviation, Travel and Ethics. Qualifications: Minimum of five years litigation experience required and previous investigative experience helpful.  Team player who can handle a fast-paced and diverse work load. Walmart will provide a $10k/month stipend and the firm would be responsible for any additional costs.  Secondment will last for six-months at the corporate headquarters located in Bentonville, Arkansas. Start date between February 1, 2014 and March 1, 2014. Please send letter of interest and resume to Gretchen Bellamy at Gretchen.bellamy@walmartlegal.com.

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. is seeking a seconded diverse lawyer to support the Merchandising, Marketing and Supply Chain functions of the company’s Walmart U.S. and Sam’s Club Divisions.  The daily work will vary greatly, but will include negotiation and drafting for sophisticated commercial transactions, general contract work, regulatory advice, marketing and advertising issues, policy interpretation, basic IP advice, limited antitrust advice, consumer complaints, inquiries from Attorneys General offices and consumer advocacy groups and other issues impacting day-to-day operations. Qualifications: Minimum of five years  transactional experience required.  Merchandising, marketing, retail and/or consumer products experience is helpful.   The successful candidate will be a team player who can handle a fast-paced and diverse work load. The Company will provide a $10k/month stipend and the firm would be responsible for any additional costs.  Secondment will last for a total of six-months at the corporate headquarters for Walmart and Sam’s Club in Northwest Arkansas. Start date between February 1, 2014 and March 1, 2014. Please send letter of interest and resume to Gretchen Bellamy atGretchen.bellamy@walmartlegal.com.

Wells Fargo is currently hiring for several legal positions.  To view the full position list, job descriptions, and to apply online, please visit www.wellsfargo.com/careers.   

Littler Mendelson P.C. is looking for the best and brightest to join their ever-growing and thriving team. For more information about specific associate openings, please visit the Careers section of our website:http://www.littler.com/careers.  

Otsuka America Pharmaceutical, Inc. is searching for an Information Security Officer for their Privacy & Information Security group in their Princeton, NJ location. The manager of the position is Ivelisse Clausell, Senior Compliance Counsel/Privacy Officer. Role description: Support critical company projects by designing, overseeing, and managing Otsuka’s U.S. information security program, including policies, procedures, technical systems, and workforce training in order to maintain the confidentiality, integrity and availability of data within all of the company’s information systems.  The ISO role addresses electronic systems architecture and functionality as it affects safeguards of electronic protected health information (PHI) as well as business information assets.  Staff support: Directs two Information Security managers (contractors). Responsibilities (synopsis): Ensure the Information Security program, system and policies support the business and comply with applicable laws (e.g., HIPAA); Coordinate and oversee the security program activities and the reporting processes related to Otsuka computer systems and Networks; Otsuka Facilities and physical assets; Liaise closely with IT Security functions and programs (NOTE:  While some IT Staff have responsibilities for certain aspects of IT security, there is no designated Information Security Officer who has overall responsibility.   The Officer should be separate from the IT group (to mitigate potential conflicts of interest); Bob Mack is in alignment with the Information Security Officer being in EQC); Manage budget for security program requirements.