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.
2014 Fellow Laura A. Wilkinson, an antitrust partner with Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP and former deputy assistant director of the Federal Trade Commission's Bureau of Competition, was featured in Law360's Minority Powerbrokers series. Read her interview here.
2013 Fellow Shawna Anderson recently joined The Mosaic Company in Plymouth, Minnesota as Senior Securities and Corporate Counsel.
2012 Fellow Kobi Kennedy Brinson recently joined the Charlotte, North Carolina office of Winston & Strawn LLP as a partner.
COMMUNITY SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENTS
2012 Fellow Lauren U.Y. Lee, Special Counsel at Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP, was recently elected to the board of the Korean American Family Service Center (KAFSC). KAFSC offers bilingual services and is committed to preventing and ending domestic violence, sexual assault, and relationship abuse and creating a violence-free society.
2012 Fellow Richard Moore is a member of Frost Brown Todd in its Labor and Employment Practice Group. Rich is the current Chair of the Cincinnati Bar Association's Community Service Committee and serves as Board Secretary for the Mercantile Library Association, which seeks to make a difference through literature and ideas, advancing interest in the written word and celebrating the best in literary achievement. Rich also serves as Board Chair of the Cancer Support Community of Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky (CSC), which helps provide free emotional, educational, and social support to individuals with cancer and their families. He is also Co-Chair of the Greater Cincinnati Minority Counsel Program (GCMCP). The mission of the GCMCP is to increase the volume, value, and significance of corporate legal work managed, billed, and performed by minority attorneys.
SAVE THE DATE!
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.
OHIO FELLOWS HAPPY HOUR – Columbus, OH: November 20
Fellows based in Columbus, Ohio, will be meeting for happy hour at 5:30 p.m. on November 20th at The Pearl, 641 N. High Street, Columbus, OH 43215. All Fellows are welcome. Please RSVP to Albert Lin at firstname.lastname@example.org if you are able to make it.
MIDWEST REGION FELLOWS HOLIDAY PARTY - Chicago, IL: December 3
Midwest Fellows are invited to meet for drinks on Wednesday, December 3rd from 5 to 8 p.m. at The Berkshire Room inside the ACME Hotel at 15 E. Ohio St., Chicago, IL 60611. Fellows are also invited to donate toys to the children of LYDIA Home in Chicago. If you or your firm would like to volunteer, you will receive the wish list of one child and are asked to bring the wrapped toy to this event. To volunteer and to RSVP, please contact Diane Webster, Gerard Gregoire, or Craig Jeffrey.
MINNESOTA FELLOWS HAPPY HOUR - St. Louis Park, MN: December 9
The Minnesota Fellows will be meeting for happy hour on December 9th at 6 p.m. at Yardhouse in the Shops at West End (1667 Park Place Blvd., St. Louis Park). Please RSVP to 2013 Fellow Caryn Boisen at email@example.com if you are able to make it.
EVENTS OF INTEREST
CORPORATE COUNSEL INTENSIVE INSTITUTE - BOULDER, CO: January 5-6, 2015
The University of Colorado Law School will host the first-ever Corporate Counsel Intensive Institute (CCII) Jan. 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 Blount, Kim Rivera, Mark Roellig and Laura Stein. Please click here for more information.
Pitney Bowes Inc. seeks a General Counsel for Inlet LLC, a technology platform owned by Pitney Bowes. For more information on the position, click here. Please contact Caroline Coit at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions about the role. Please click here to apply.
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 Mendelson 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 Baker 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