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.
2015 Fellow Nicole Dumangane received UnitedHealthcare's Annual Chief Legal Officer Award for outstanding lawyering on the Electronic Media Initiatives Counsel. This award recognizes UnitedHealthcare attorneys for exhibiting outstanding performance and demonstrating cultural values in their work.
2015 Fellow Meredith Miles was named Chair of the Corporate Counsel Section of the Richmond Bar Association.
2012 Fellow Danielle Ducre Rawls is now Corporate Counsel at Ditech Financial LLC in St. Paul, Minnesota.
Keep up with other news in the LCLD community through the LCLD Weekly News Digest.
COMMUNITY SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENTS
2015 Fellow Darren Teshima joined the Board of Directors of Legal Services for Children, which provides free, comprehensive legal services to low-income children in the Bay Area. Darren also serves on the boards of the Center for Gender & Refugee Studies and Asian Americans Advancing Justice - Asian Law Caucus.
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 email@example.com and Stephanie Uzel at firstname.lastname@example.org.
LCLD PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE
The LCLD Program Development Committee's mission is to increase Fellows' interaction with other LCLD program participants and among each other, by organizing networking events and substantive programming. These events play an important role in keeping the LCLD family together.
Over the next year, you will receive emails from the committee asking for volunteers to lead and plan the following events:
• Pathfinders and Fellows event in September-October 2015
• Group Mentoring Event with the Success in Law School Mentoring Program City Leads in November 2015
• Holiday Season get-together in December 2015
• Regional Roundtable in your city with a General Counsel or Managing Partner in February 2016
• Graduation Happy Hour for the 2015 Fellows in April 2016
• 1L Scholars Program Networking Event in June 2016
• Leadership Lunch Happy Hours throughout the program year
CHICAGO PATHFINDERS HAPPY HOUR - Chicago, IL: Oct. 15, 2015
Chicago-area Pathfinders, 2015 Fellows, and Fellows Alumni are invited to a happy hour on Thursday, Oct. 15, 2015, from 7-9 p.m. at Bin 36 in the West Loop. Please RSVP to Brenda McDowell at email@example.com.
NEW YORK PATHFINDERS HAPPY HOUR - New York, NY: Oct. 21, 2015
New York-area Pathfinders, 2015 Fellows, and Fellows Alumni are invited to a happy hour on Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2015, from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at St. Andrews, 140 W. 46th St. on the Second Floor. Contact Megan Brillault at MBrillault@bdlaw.com if you plan to attend.
WASHINGTON, DC COCKTAIL EVENT - Washington, DC: Oct. 29, 2015
Nadira Clarke (2011 Fellow) and Lily Chinn (2012 Fellow) are co-hosting a cocktail/fashion event at Betsy Fisher in Washington, DC on Thursday October 29 during the Women, Influence & Power in Law (WIPL) Conference. Betsy Fisher is located at 1224 Connecticut Avenue NW. Click here to register and contact Michelle Robinson at firstname.lastname@example.org or 202.625.3586 with any questions.
FELLOWS NAPABA CONVENTION HAPPY HOUR - New Orleans, LA: TBD
Littler Mendelson, P.C. will be hosting a happy hour for LCLD Fellows (current and Alumni) at the upcoming NAPABA convention in New Orleans. Please contact 2014 Fellow Judy Iriye if you are interested in attending the happy hour.
NEW YORK FELLOWS HAPPY HOUR - New York City, NY: Nov. 12, 2015
New York and New Jersey Fellows are invited to a happy hour hosted by Sheppard Mullin on November 12 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at Maggie's Place, 21 E. 47th St., New York, NY 10017. If you plan to attend, RSVP to Kersti Hanson at email@example.com and Rena Andoh at firstname.lastname@example.org.
EVENTS OF INTEREST
LCLD MEMBER EVENT - Washington, D.C.: Oct. 14, 2015
Join Barnes & Thornburg LLP on Wednesday, October 14th at the House of Sweden for cocktails & hors d’oeuvres and a brief presentation on What to Watch for When Companies in the European Union and European Free Trade Area Invest in the United States. House of Sweden is located at 2900 K Street, NW
Washington, DC 20007. If you are interested in attending, please contact 2014 Fellow Leasa Anderson at email@example.com.
SAN FRANCISCO CITYWIDE DIVERSITY & INCLUSION MCLE PROGRAM - San Francisco, CA.: Oct.14, 2015
Join 2012 Fellow Terrance Evans at the Bar Association of San Francisco and Duane Morris LLP’s 3rd Annual SF Citywide Diversity & Inclusion MCLE Program and Networking Event scheduled for October 14, 2015 from 5PM to 8PM. Terrance will be moderating and hosting this event. The theme for this year’s program is " The Pros And Cons Of Trading Your Personal Identity For A Successful Career: Eliminating Bias In The Legal Profession and Our Community." The program will be hosted at the Duane Morris LLP San Francisco Office located at One Market, Spear Tower, Suite 2200, and will include a networking reception from 5PM until 6PM with appetizers and drinks, and a substantive panel discussion from 6PM until 7:30PM. Attendees will be able to ask the panel questions from 7:30PM until 8PM. Members of the California Bar will receive 1.0 hour Elimination of Bias MCLE Credit and 0.5 hours of General MCLE Credit. Click here for additional information about the program and click here to register. There is no charge for this event.
TEXAS MINORITY COUNSEL PROGRAM SAVE-THE-DATE RECEPTIONS - Multiple Texas locations: July 22-Oct. 16, 2015
The Texas Minority Counsel Program (TMCP) invites all LCLD Fellows to this year’s conference and Save-the-Date Receptions in various cities across Texas. TMCP is a client development, networking, and CLE event for diverse attorneys in Texas and across the country. TMCP Save-the-Date Receptions are networking receptions held in major cities throughout Texas during the months leading up to the annual conference. These receptions provide an excellent opportunity to network with local legal professionals while learning more about the TMCP. Click here for the list of upcoming receptions or contact 2015 Fellow Travis Torrence at firstname.lastname@example.org with questions. If you are attending TMCP, please contact Yvette Gatling, as she is coordinating a Happy Hour during TMCP.
CORPORATE COUNSEL INTENSIVE INSTITUTE - Boulder, CO: January 4 - 8, 2016
The University of Colorado Law School will host the second Corporate Counsel Intensive Institute (CCII) Jan. 4-8, 2015 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. Two LCLD Members are leading the course: Susan Blount and Mark Roellig. Please click here for more information.
Deputy, Chief Legal Officer: Prudential - New York, NY
VP, Chief Counsel - Individual Life & Annuities: Prudential - Newark, NJ
VP, Chief Legal Officer, Individual Life Insurance: Prudenital - Newark, NJ
VP, Corporate Counsel: Prudential - Shelton, CT, Iselin, NJ, Newark, NJ,
Director, High Tech Investigations Unit: Prudential - Newark, NJ
Director, Corporate Counsel: Prudential - Newark, NJ
Director, Government Affairs Policy Department: Prudential - Washington, DC
VP, Compliance: Prudential - Newark, NJ
VP, Compliance and Ethics Data Strategist/Analytics: Prudential - Newark, NJ
Director, Compliance: Prudential - Newark, NJ
Compliance Manager: Prudential - Newark, NJ
Trademark Counsel: General Mills, Inc. - Minneapolis, MN
Antitrust and Tax/ERISA Attorney: Bricker & Eckler LLP - Columbus, OH
Senior Counsel, Labor & Employment: Morton Salt, Inc. - Chicago, IL
To see listings for Associate and other positions, click here.
POSTING OF JOB OPPORTUNITIES IN THE FELLOWS WEEKLY ANNOUNCEMENTS
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. You may request one posting renewal for an additional four weeks. There is no cost for posting. Opportunities received in accordance with the policy prior to 5 p.m. Eastern Time on Monday will be posted in the Fellows Weekly Announcements released on the following Tuesday. Please note that Associate and lower-level positions are now posted in a separate, linked document.