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.


2014 Fellow Daniel Prince was recently promoted to Partner at Paul Hastings LLP.  

2013 Fellow Caryn Boisen was recently appointed to serve as National Coordinating Counsel in nationwide mass tort products liability litigation for a Fortune 200 manufacturing company. As National Coordinating Counsel, Caryn assists her client in defending claims throughout the country, and in developing long term strategic initiatives. Caryn also continues to represent other clients in the areas of products liability, construction, commercial litigation, and business litigation.

2011 Fellow Holly Loiseau was recently recognized at YWCA-NYC’s 41st Annual Academy of Women Leaders Salute Luncheon.  Please click here to read more about this honor.   


2013 Fellow Jamie Boyer is the President of the Board of Directors of Voices for Children, which provides volunteer and legal advocates for abused and neglected children in the St. Louis foster care system. She is also a participant in the Volunteer Lawyer Program of Legal Services of Eastern Missouri (LSEM), where she provides legal services to indigent clients of LSEM. She is also the Past-President of Women Lawyers Association of Greater St. Louis.

2011 Fellow Michael Vercher is the founder of Q at the Zoo, which is an annual fundraiser and BBQ competition. All proceeds from this annual event go to Holy Family Cristo Rey High School in Ensley, AL.  HFCR provides a college preparatory education to economically challenged students and partners those students with corporations where they intern one day a week. Michael was a founding member of the school’s Junior Board and currently serves on its Advisory Board. Michael was also selected for a team that is creating a mentoring program for “at risk” students in Pititz Middle School in Vestavia Hills, AL. The planning is in the preliminary stages, but the hope is to use this program in all city schools.


Fourth Annual LCLD Fellows Alumni Conference 

Thursday, June 11-Sunday, June 14 2015

Hotel Monteleone, New Orleans 

Registration opens in November. 

Questions? Please contact Courtney Nolde (link to: cnolde@lcldnet.com)


On Thursday, November 13, Just The Beginning -- A Pipeline Organization (JTB) will be holding its 2nd Annual Friendraiser & Reception in Chicago, Illinois, at Chase Tower, 57th Floor, 10 S. Dearborn St. at 5:15 p.m. For more than 20 years, JTB has been at the forefront of pipeline diversity efforts for the legal profession, uplifting high school students from underserved communities to pursue careers in the legal profession. JTB’s board of directors, corporate partners, law firm partners, and college and law school alumni will have an opportunity to mix, mingle, and celebrate JTB’s growth and plans for the future. Please click here for more details. Please contact 2014 Fellow Patrice Sabach at psabach@massmutual.com if you are planning to attend.

OHIO FELLOWS HAPPY HOUR – Columbus, OH: November 20

Fellows based in Columbus, Ohio will be meeting for happy hour at 5.30 PM at The Pearl, 641 N. High Street, Columbus, Ohio 43215.  All Fellows are welcome.  Please RSVP to Albert Lin at albert.lin@icemiller.com if you able to make it.

MINNESOTA FELLOWS HAPPY HOUR - St. Louis Park, MN:  December 9 

The Minnesota Fellows will be meeting for happy hour on December 9 at 6:00pm at Yardhouse in the Shops at West End (1667 Park Place Blvd., St. Louis Park).  Please RSVP to 2013 Fellow Caryn Boisen at cboisen@larsonking.com if you are able to make it.



Please contact 2011 Fellow John Park at john.park@wallerlaw.com if you plan to attend the NAPABA convention in Scottsdale, Arizona on November 6th-9th. He can give you information about a Fellows reception which is scheduled for November 7th from 5:00-7:00pm at Bobby’s Restaurant and Lounge, 7122 E Greenway Pkwy, Scottsdale, AZ 85254.  

DIVE IN - A Day of Inclusion, Celebration and Education:  November 11 & 12

On Wednesday, November 12, Orrick will host its annual "Dive In"—a day of inclusion, celebration and education in each of its major offices.  Please click  here for more information.  Speakers include Jason Collins and Damon Case.  Please note that the San Francisco office event with Jason Collins will be held on Monday, November 10.


The University of Colorado Law School will host the first-ever Corporate Counsel Intensive Institute (CCII) January 5-9, 2015, at the Wolf Law Building in Boulder, Colorado. CCII is an intensive one-week course designed to immerse prospective or new in-house counsel in the best practices of being an effective and strategic in-house counsel.  Four LCLD Members are leading the course:  Susan BlountKim RiveraMark Roellig and Laura Stein.  Please click here for more information.    


Winston & Strawn has two Pro Bono attorney positions open in Los Angeles and New York. Please click here for the Los Angeles opportunity and here for the New York opportunity.

Frost Brown Todd LLC seeks a staff attorney to support its Finance and Real Estate Practice Group in its Richmond, Virginia office.  Experience in commercial real estate finance is a plus, but is not required.  Applicants must be licensed to practice law in Virginia and have a strong academic record and excellent written and oral communication skills.   Please click on the link below to use the “self-apply” feature  http://www.frostbrowntodd.com/careers-openings-attorneys.html to submit an application. 

Littler is looking for the best and brightest to join its ever-growing and thriving team.  For more information about specific associate openings, please visit the Careers section of its website: http://www.littler.com/careers.  Littler is the largest global employment and labor law practice with more than 1,000 attorneys in over 60 offices worldwide.  Littler represents management in all aspects of employment and labor law and serves as a single source solution provider to the global employer community.  Consistently recognized in the industry as a leading and innovative law practice, Littler has been litigating, mediating and negotiating some of the most influential employment law cases and labor contracts on record for over 70 years.  Littler is the collective trade name for an international legal practice, the practicing entities of which are separate and distinct professional firms. For more information visit:  www.littler.com.  Littler offers a generous benefits package to all full-time employees. Littler Mendelson is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

Faegre Baker Daniels LLP is seeking to fill the following positions.  Please e-mail a cover letter, resume, law school transcript and writing sample to Trisha Selden, Legal Talent Manager, at Trisha.Selden@FaegreBD.com

Health Care Associate (Minneapolis):  Faegre Baker Daniels LLP is recruiting a partnership-track associate to join its Minneapolis office.  Preferred candidates will have 2+ years of health care regulatory experience. Interest and experience in fraud and abuse and health information privacy expertise strongly preferred. Successful candidates will have excellent academic credentials, strong writing skills and professional recommendations.

Patent Prosecution Associate (Denver):  Faegre  Daniels LLP seeks a partnership-track associate with a degree in electrical engineering, computer science or physics to join its Intellectual Property Group in its Denver office.  Its IP practice includes all areas of intellectual property law for a national and international client base. Successful candidates will have 1-3 years patent drafting and prosecution experience and be a member of the patent bar. Excellent verbal and written communication skills are essential.  All candidates should have excellent academic credentials, strong writing skills and professional recommendations.  Search firm candidates accepted.

Patent Prosecution Associate (Minneapolis):  Faegre Baker Daniels LLP seeks a partnership-track associate to join the patent prosecution practice of its Minneapolis Intellectual Property Group.  Its IP practice includes all areas of intellectual property law for a national and international client base. Successful candidates will have 2+ years patent drafting and prosecution experience, a technical degree in chemical engineering or an advanced chemistry degree, and be a member of the patent bar. Candidates must also have excellent academic credentials and have strong written and oral communications skills.

Fisher & Phillips LLP is seeking to fill the below positions.  To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume online at http://www.laborlawyers.com/Open-Positions.

Employment Litigation Associate – Columbus, Ohio

Employment Litigation Associate – Kansas City, MO

Employment Litigation Attorney (Hourly) – San Antonio, TX

Employment Litigation Associate – San Diego, CA

Gray Plant Mooty consistently seeks to recruit, retain, and reward the best people.  It is currently seeking talented attorneys for corporate and IP associate openings in its Minneapolis office. To view available positions, please visit gpmlaw.com/join-us.

Katten is currently seeking to fill the following positions in its Chicago office.  Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume and a copy of their law school transcript to Nicole Morden, Attorney Recruiting Manager,  Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP, 525 West Monroe Street, Chicago, IL 60661-3693.   Fax: +1.312.577.4572nicole.morden@kattenlaw.com.

Corporate Associate:  Katten is seeking an associate with three to four years of relevant law firm experience to join its corporate department in the Chicago office. Excellent academic credentials, work references and an Illinois bar license are required. Candidates must have well-rounded corporate experience, including M&A and private equity experience. Some securities experience is a plus. 

Financial Services Associate:  Katten is seeking an associate with two years of relevant law firm experience to join its Financial Services department in the Chicago office. Excellent academic credentials, work references and a Illinois bar license are required. Candidates must also have experience in one or more of the following areas: broker-dealer, commodities, futures, hedge funds and/or private equity funds.

Health Care Associate:  Katten is seeking an associate with three to five years of experience to join its Health Care practice in the Chicago office. Health care transactional experience and knowledge of Stark Act, Anti-Kickback Statute and similar regulatory parameters is essential. Excellent academic credentials, work references and a Illinois bar license are required.