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.
REGISTER FOR THE FOURTH ANNUAL FELLOWS ALUMNI CONFERENCE
Registration is now open for the Fourth Annual LCLD Fellows Alumni Conference to be held Thursday, June 11, through Sunday, June 14, 2015 at the Hotel Monteleone, New Orleans, La. Click here to register and click here to view the full agenda!
Registration Fees - Law Firm Fellows:
$175 Early Bird Registration: Open through Jan. 31, 2015
$200 Regular Registration: Feb. 1, 2015 - April 30, 2015?
$250 Late Registration: May 1, 2015 - June 1, 2015
Registration Fee - Corporate Fellows:
$150 Regular Registration: Open through June 1, 2015
Registration fees have been implemented to help cover increased conference expenses including speaker fees, one group dinner, and the growing number of Fellows Alumni.
You may reserve your hotel room at the Hotel Monteleone through a link in the registration website or by clicking here. Please reserve your room by Thursday, May 14, 2015 to get LCLD's discounted group rate of $229 plus taxes per night.
If you have questions, please contact Courtney Nolde.
LEADERSHIP LUNCH - Los Angeles, CA: Jan. 27, 2015
Registration for the January 27 Leadership Lunch in Los Angeles hosted by Alan Braverman, General Counsel of The Walt Disney Company, and Greg Nitzkowski, Managing Partner of Paul Hastings LLP, is now open. To register for this event, please e-mail Stephanie Uzel.
DARDEN RESTAURANTS LEARNING EXPERIENCE - Orlando, FL: Feb. 5-6, 2015
A few spots remain available for the Learning Experience at Darden Restaurants in Orlando, Fla., Thursday, February 5, and Friday, February 6, 2015. Registration is on a first-come, first-served basis with priority for the 2014 Fellows who have not yet attended a Learning Experience. If you're interested in attending, please e-mail Stephanie Uzel at firstname.lastname@example.org as soon as possible. Information including the agenda, hotel block, welcome dinner details, and transportation will be provided to the Fellows attending the event.
FELLOWS ALUMNI MONTHLY CALL: Jan. 7, 2015
The LCLD Fellows Alumni Regional Committee seeks volunteers to coordinate roundtable events across the country that will feature a prominent CEO, General Counsel, or Managing Partner. Please also feel free to send suggestions for CEOs, GCs, or MPs you know that could lead a roundtable in one of the following cities: Chicago, Dallas, Houston, Indianapolis, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Minneapolis, New York, Philadelphia, or Washington, D.C.
This is an excellent opportunity for you to reach out to your contacts and market yourself in your city. If you are interested in volunteering to coordinate these events (or have a roundtable suggestion), please email the Regional Committee Chair, Paula Aguila, at email@example.com by December 31.
COMMUNITY SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENTS
We would love to hear more from you about your volunteer activities in your community. Please send a summary of your efforts to 2012 Fellow Jin Liu at firstname.lastname@example.org and Stephanie Uzel at email@example.com.
EVENTS OF INTEREST
CORPORATE COUNSEL INTENSIVE INSTITUTE - Boulder, CO: Jan. 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.
15TH ANNUAL CHARTING YOUR OWN COURSE CAREER CONFERENCE - Orlando, FL: Feb. 5-8, 2015
The 15th Annual Charting Your Own Course Career Conference (CYOC) will take place Feb. 5-8, 2015, at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Orlando, Florida. The theme for this year’s conference is “Personal Investment.” The conference is hosted by Werten Bellamy and a faculty team of in-house and outside counsel leaders from across the country. At CYOC, the focus is to place attorneys of color in the path of practical career strategies, delivered on a straight-talk platform by senior attorneys who are personally invested in the attendees. To learn more about CYOC, view testimonials of past attendees, and register for the program, click here. To view the 2015 CYOC Conference Agenda, click here. If you have any questions regarding the conference, contact Werten Bellamy at firstname.lastname@example.org or 301-704-9628. For more information regarding the conference and its practical and professional benefits, contact 2011 Fellow Jimmie L. McMillian at email@example.com.
NBA COMMERCIAL LAW SECTION 28TH ANNUAL CORPORATE COUNSEL CONFERENCE - Naples, FL: Feb. 26-28, 2015
The 28th Annual Corporate Counsel Conference is scheduled for Feb. 26-28, 2015, at the Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort in Naples, Florida. The conference is expected to be sold out again this year. Registration must be received by Nov. 30, 2014, in order to take advantage of the lowest early bird registration rates. For more information on how to register, click here. Corporate Counsel with Home Depot, GEICO, Target, The Coca-Cola Company, Diageo, Microsoft, Bank of America, Liberty Mutual, Dex Media, Starbucks, Wal-Mart, Rockwell Automation, Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, and Showtime Network have already committed to attend the conference. Contact 2012 Fellow Roger Goode at firstname.lastname@example.org if you are planning to attend.
The Louisville, KY, office of Frost Brown Todd LLC seeks a seeks staff attorney to support its CMBS Lending and Servicing Practice Group. Experience in commercial real estate finance is a plus, but is not required. Applicants must be licensed to practice law in Kentucky and have a strong academic record and excellent written and oral communication skills. Please click here and use the “self-apply” feature to submit your application.
Target Corporation seeks to fill the following positions in Minneapolis:
Perkins Coie has the following job openings:
Associate Attorney, Commercial Litigation: The New York office of Perkins Coie is seeking an experienced associate for its investigations and white collar defense practice. Candidates must have 2-3 years of large law firm experience or 3-5 years of government experience with the SEC, U.S. Attorney, NY AG, Manhattan DA, or FINRA. Candidates must have completed a federal clerkship to be considered; applicants with experience handling internal investigations, securities regulations, and complex litigation experience are preferred. Graduation from a top-tier law school, strong academic credentials, and law review or journal experience are necessary. To apply, please click here and attach your cover letter, resume, law school transcript, and writing sample.
Associate Attorney, Commercial Litigation: The New York office of Perkins Coie is seeking a mid-level associate with 2-5 years of securities/complex litigation experience. Candidates must have completed a federal court clerkship to be considered; applicants with large law firm experience are preferred. Graduation from a top-tier law school, strong academic credentials, and law review or journal experience are necessary. To apply, please click here and attach your cover letter, resume, law school transcript, and writing sample.
Hanson Bridgett LLP has the following positions open:
Estate Planning Attorney: Hanson Bridgett seeks a talented estate planning attorney with at least two years of experience to join the Estate Planning and Administration Section in San Francisco and Marin County. Candidates should have an especially strong motivation to build a career at a firm in which estate planning and administration is a highly-valued section of the firm. Ideal candidates will have strong research, writing, analytical and communication skills along with a distinguished academic background and impeccable references. California Bar required.
To be considered, please submit: a) a cover letter stating your interest in the position; b) resume; c) copy of law school transcript and d) a writing sample (such as a research memo). Sumit your application here.
eDiscovery Attorney: Hanson Bridgett seeks a litigation attorney with 7-12 years of eDiscovery experience to assist the firm with identifying, preserving and collecting, processing, reviewing, analyzing, and producing electronically stored information (ESI) to meet its clients’ legal obligations. The eDiscovery Counsel will understand and direct the firm’s legal obligations in eDiscovery matters as well as collaborate with stakeholders across the firm to ensure the firm’s continued commitment to utilizing best practices in this area. This role will evolve to serve as Hanson Bridgett’s legal expert on all matters related to eDiscovery. Ideal candidates will have strong research, writing, analytical, and communication skills along with a distinguished academic background and impeccable references. California Bar required.
To be considered, please submit: a) a cover letter stating your interest in the position; b) resume; c) copy of law school transcript and d) a writing sample (such as a research memo). Submit your application here.
Frost Brown Todd LLC seeks an associate with at least two years of environmental litigation experience for a position in its Environmental Practice Group at its Columbus, Ohio office. Work will involve environmental litigation, regulatory counseling, and transactional matters. Applicants must have a strong academic record and excellent research and writing skills. Please click here and use the “self-apply” feature to submit your application.
Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP is seeking a third-year (3L) law student to join its Real Estate Department in the Chicago office as a first-year associate in the fall of 2015. Excellent academic credentials, work references, and a successful passing of the July 2015 Illinois bar exam is required. Candidates should also have a demonstrated interest and/or have previous experience in real estate. Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume and a copy of their law school transcript to:
POSTING OF JOB OPPORTUNITIES IN THE FELLOWS WEEKLY ANNOUNCEMENTS
Effective in 2015, Job Opportunities will be posted uniformly in the Fellows Weekly Announcements. Please send the following information to Stephanie Uzel at email@example.com and Caitlin Puffenberger at firstname.lastname@example.org:
1. Title and location of the position
2. Contact information of individual to contact with additional questions about the position
3. PDF of the job description
Job Opportunities will remain in the Fellows Weekly Announcements for four consecutive weeks and then removed (unless otherwise requested).