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.
Did You Know?
There are two Liaisons for each Fellows Alumni class who encourage members of each class to stay connected and engaged with one another and LCLD. Click here and scroll down for contact information for each set of Liaisons.
2015 Fellow Michael Wilder was named one of the Top 40 Lawyers Under the Age of 40 in Illinois by the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin.
Keep up with other news in the LCLD community through the LCLD Weekly News Digest.
COMMUNITY SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENTS
2015 Fellow Gina Vollmer recently joined the Advisory Board of the Women's Fund of the Community Foundation of Central Illinois. The Women's Fund Endowment supports projects that strengthen families and communities by empowering women and girls in the Central Illinois area.
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.
2015 FELLOWS MONTHLY CALL & ACCOUNTABILITY PARTNER QUESTION: October 29, 2015 at 4 p.m.
On October 29 at 4 p.m. EST, Fellows will have the opportunity to connect with John Mitchell. The teleconference number is 1-877-294-8214, and the access code is 7717602.
In September, John discussed resilience. Click here to access his presentation materials. Think about a time in your life when you were in a "valley" professionally. If you could go back in time, what is the one thing that you would tell yourself to bounce back? Schedule some time with your accountability partner to share this advice.
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 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
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 2015 FELLOWS HAPPY HOUR - Washington, DC: Oct. 22, 2015
2015 Fellows are invited to a happy hour on Thursday, October 22, from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the offices of Baker & McKenzie, 815 Connecticut Ave., NW. Please RSVP by Tuesday, October 20, to Arthur Uratani at firstname.lastname@example.org and Sal Gonzalez at email@example.com.
CALIFORNIA MINORITY COUNSEL PROGRAM - Los Angeles, CA: Oct. 22 -23rd
If you are attending the California Minority Counsel Program (CMCP) 2015 Annual Conference on October 22nd or 23rd in Los Angeles, please contact 2015 Fellow Darren Teshima at firstname.lastname@example.org to meet up on Thursday evening. Also note that 2014 Fellow Daniel Prince is moderating a panel at CMCP entitled, “To Litigate or Arbitrate: When is Arbitration the Answer for International Disputes?”
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 email@example.com or 202.625.3586 with any questions.
FELLOWS NAPABA CONVENTION HAPPY HOUR - New Orleans, LA: Nov. 7, 2015
Littler Mendelson, P.C. will be hosting a happy hour for LCLD Fellows (current and Alumni) at the upcoming NAPABA convention in New Orleans from 4:30-6:00 pm on November 7th at Public Belt (Second Floor of the Hilton Riverside). 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 firstname.lastname@example.org and Rena Andoh at email@example.com.
EVENTS OF INTEREST
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.
Technology / Digital Attorney: McDonald’s Corporation - Oak Brook Illinois
Group General Counsel: DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc. - Nashville, TN, Denver, CO, and Los Angeles, CA
Assistant Corporate Counsel: Campbell Soup Company - Camden, NJ
Deputy, Chief Legal Officer: Prudential - New York, NY
VP, Chief Counsel - Individual Life & Annuities: Prudential - Newark, NJ
VP, Chief Legal Officer, Individual Life Insurance: Prudential - 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
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.