WELCOME TO THE FELLOWS WEEKLY ANNOUNCEMENTS
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. 2014 Fellows will be given priority to attend lunches, with any open spaces available for 2011, 2012 and 2013 Fellows. Capacity is limited, so be sure to read your Fellows announcements each week! If you have any questions, contact Stephanie (right).
2014 Fellows Yendelela Anderson and Jaliya Faulkner are recipients of the National Bar Association's Trailblazers Under 40 Award. The Trailblazers Under 40 Awards honors legal trailblazers who have achieved prominence and distinction in their fields of endeavor - be it the practice of law, academia, business, civic and charitable affairs, the judiciary, or politics - and who have demonstrated a strong commitment to advancing the goals and mission of the National Bar Association.
2014 Fellow Jamila Mensah recently joined Norton Rose Fulbright as a Senior Associate in its Houston office.
2011, 2012 & 2013 FELLOWS SURVEY
In order to measure the success of the Fellows Program so far, we need to hear from you on the impact LCLD has had on your career path and professional growth. Please take a few minutes to complete the LCLD survey by clicking here.
NYC AREA FELLOWS GRADUATION HAPPY HOUR - JUNE 18th
The NYC area Fellows are having a graduation happy hour on Wednesday, June 18 on the outdoor terrace of the Humphrey at the Eventi Hotel, 851 Avenue of the Americas (between 29th and 30th Streets) from 7:00 to 9:00pm. Please RSVP to 2013 Fellow Jennifer Silver at firstname.lastname@example.org no later than Tuesday, June 10th.
SEATTLE AREA FELLOWS HAPPY HOUR - JUNE 23rd
ATLANTA AREA FELLOWS HAPPY HOUR - JUNE 26th
MINNESOTA FELLOWS HAPPY HOUR - JULY 8th
NETWORKING RECEPTION IN WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 18TH
Baker & McKenzie LLP will host a networking reception in its Washington, DC office on Wednesday, June 18 from 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM. This event will be part of its continuing series on Diversity in the Legal Profession and will feature a keynote from Calvin Butler, the CEO of Baltimore Gas and Electric Company (BGE). Mr. Butler is an attorney and a skilled lobbyist as well as BGE’S first African-American CEO.
Baker & McKenzie is extending an invitation to attend the event to the LCLD Fellows in the Washington, DC metro area. For more information on the event, please contact Floyd Mills, Baker & McKenzie’s Director of Diversity, at email@example.com.
COLLABORATIVE BAR LEADERSHIP ACADEMY - MINNEAPOLIS, MN JUNE 26th - 28th
NAWL ANNUAL MEETING & AWARDS LUNCHEON - NEW YORK, NY JULY 24th
Please e-mail Stephanie Uzel if you plan to attend the 2014 NAWL Annual Meeting & Awards Luncheon in New York City on July 24th. She will connect you with other Fellows who are also planning to attend.
Altria is seeking to fill the Law, Sales Practice Group, Sr. Counsel position in Richmond, VA. The position is within the Law Department’s Sales Practice Group and reports to ALCS Assistant General Counsel. The successful candidate will join the team that provides legal support related to the distribution, sale and promotion of Altria’s tobacco operating companies’ products in the U.S. and its territories. The candidate must be highly engaged; capable of operating in a fast-paced environment; show strategic thinking and attention to detail; and have strong communications skills. Qualified candidates should be able to handle multiple, competing priorities in a rapidly evolving environment, manage substantial workload and client expectations and successfully interact with all management levels. The individual also must demonstrate leadership attributes, reliability, good judgment, teamwork, time management and effective legal research and writing skills. Client counseling experience is preferred. Specific experience with antitrust and competition law concepts is helpful, but not required. Similarly, contract drafting experience may be helpful, but is not required. Click here for the official job posting.
Click here to view open positions at Microsoft.
Wells Fargo & Company is currently hiring for several legal positions. To view available positions apply online, please visit www.wellsfargo.com/careers.