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 Deidra Ritcherson was named a 2015 Top 100 lawyer and a Top 40 Under 40 lawyer by The National Black Lawyers. Deidra was also recently selected for the Atlanta International School Policy and Administration Committee for the Assessment of Inclusivity and Multiculturalism.
2013 Fellow Denise V. Zamore has been promoted to Senior Associate General Counsel at UnitedHealthcare. She will be moving to Southern California and working in UnitedHealthcare's Cypress, California offices.
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.
REGISTER FOR THE FOURTH ANNUAL FELLOWS ALUMNI CONFERENCE - EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION FOR LAW FIRM FELLOWS ENDS JANUARY 31st
Registration is 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, Louisiana. 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.
NYC BAR DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION CHAMPION AWARD
The New York City Bar is now seeking nominations for the Annual Diversity and Inclusion Champion Award. Click here for the nomination form. The deadline for nominations is Feb. 13, 2015.
WORKSHOP PROPOSALS ACCEPTED FOR 2015 LAVENDAR LAW CONFERENCE
Submit a Workshop Proposal for the LGBT Bar's 2015 Annual Conference, which will be held in Chicago Aug. 5-8, 2015. The deadline for proposals is Feb. 20, 2015. Click here for more information.
EVENTS OF INTEREST
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.
ABA LITIGATION SECTION CORPORATE COUNSEL COMMITTEE ANNUAL SEMINAR AND MEETING - Miami, FL: Feb. 12-15, 2015
Registration is now open for the ABA Litigation Section Corporate Counsel Committee's 2015 CLE Seminar and Meeting at the Trump National Doral Resort in Miami, Florida on February 12–15, 2015. Registration is FREE for in-house counsel.
In addition to new, cutting-edge CLE programs, the 2015 seminar will feature advanced skill-building workshops (including litigation budgeting), programs with judges, a General Counsel Forum and a Litigation Management Roundtable. The Open In-House Forum addresses topics of interest to in-house counsel (without outside counsel present). For outside counsel, there is an interactive program on client-concentric business development. The seminar faculty includes panelists from Kenneth Cole Productions, Praxair, Intel, Southwest Airlines, Ryder Systems, Altria Group, Merck, Decision Quest, Texas Public Radio, Toyota Motor Sales USA, Rainmaker VT, Amegy Bank, United Health Care, Navigant, Harley Davidson, Office Depot, Coca-Cola, Bristol Myers Squibb, Berkeley Research Group, and Fidelity Investments.
Register early before the ABA’s room block at the Trump Doral fills up. Click here for additional information about the event and to register. Please contact 2013 Fellow Denise Zamore at firstname.lastname@example.org if you plan to attend.
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 email@example.com if you are planning to attend.
DIVERSITY + FLEXIBILITY = INNOVATIVE LEADERSHIP - Washington, DC: March 19, 2015
The Diversity & Flexibility Alliance's annual conference, Diversity + Flexibility = Innovative Leadership, will be held Thursday, March 19, 2015, at Jones Day in Washington, D.C. The Alliance is a national consortium dedicated to the advancement and retention of women lawyers and work-life control for all attorneys. This year's keynote speaker is Avivah Wittenberg-Cox, CEO of 20-First. Click here for more information.
Attorney, Claims Litigation: Allstate Insurance Company - Northbrook, IL
Senior Manager Anti-Corruption Compliance (FCPA): Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. - Bentonville, AR
Creditors’ Rights & Bankruptcy Attorney: Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney PC – Buffalo, NY
Director of Legal Recruiting
Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC
301 Grant St., 20th Floor
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Litigation Staff Attorney: Frost Brown Todd LLC - Indianapolis, IN
Litigation Associate: Gray Plant Mooty – Minneapolis, MN
c/o Gray Plant Mooty
500 IDS Center
80 S. Eighth St.
Minneapolis, MN 55402
Patent Litigation/Post-Grant Proceedings Associate - Chemistry or Biotechnology: Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC - Alexandria, VA
Real Estate Associate: Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC - Washington, D.C.
Litigation Associate: Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC - San Diego, CA
Trademark Associate: Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC - Alexandria, VA
Environmental Attorney: Frost Brown Todd LLC - Columbus, OH
Counsel: Bristol-Myers Squibb - Plainsboro, NJ
Click here for the full job description. For questions about the position or to submit your resume, contact:
Manager, Talent Acquisition
Rt 206 & Province Line Rd, Princeton, NJ
Office: (609) 252-6903
Real Estate Staff Attorney: Frost Brown Todd LLC - Richmond, VA
POSTING OF JOB OPPORTUNITIES IN THE FELLOWS WEEKLY ANNOUNCEMENTS
In 2015, Job Opportunities will be posted uniformly in the Fellows Weekly Announcements. Please send the following information to Stephanie Uzel at firstname.lastname@example.org and Caitlin Puffenberger at email@example.com:
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 be removed (unless otherwise requested).