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? 
You can use the Fellows Map to identify nearby Fellows when traveling.     

2015 Fellows Kevin Gooch and Angela Ramson were recently recognized by Georgia Trend Magazine in its “40 Under 40” list

2014 Fellow Marcus Christian recently published Preparing For and Responding To a Computer Security Incident: Making the First 72 Hours Count, a guide which offers insights on how to prepare for a computer security incident and how to implement a timely, effective response. Click here for more information.  

2014 Fellow Jill Long was named a 2016 Lawyer of the Year in Land Use and Zoning Law by The Best Lawyers in America. Read more here.  

2012 Fellow Danielle Ducre Rawls was elected to the Executive Council for the Association of Corporate Counsel Litigation Committee.  She will be Publications Chair for the upcoming year. 

Click here to see 2011 Fellow Vanessa Allen Sutherland on the CBS evening news commenting on a refinery explosion in her capacity as the head of the Chemical Safety Board, the federal agency charged with investigating the accident.

The 2015 Fellows who attended last week's meeting in Chicago had a great time, and this selfie proves it

Keep up with other news in the LCLD community through the LCLD Weekly News Digest


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 jliu@cfjblaw.com and Stephanie Uzel at suzel@lcldnet.com.   


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

If you are interested in leading any of the above events in your city, please contact Paula Aguila at paguila@riveromestre.com



Join Houston-area Fellows for a roundtable on October 6, 2015 featuring 2012 Fellow Soham Naik, General Counsel of Marubeni-Itochu Tubulars America Inc. Contact Yvette Gatling at YGatling@littler.com for more information. 

2012 FELLOW CLASS CALL - Oct. 7, 2015

2012 Fellows can connect with one another from 2:00 - 2:30pm ET on October 7, 2015.  The call in number is 1-866-423-4216 and the passcode is 9771513.


ACCENTURE NETWORKING SESSION - Washington, D.C.: Oct. 7, 2015

Mike Cammarota, Associate General Counsel of Accenture, is hosting a networking session on Wednesday, October 7, from 6-8 p.m. at Baker & McKenzie's Washington, D.C. office. The purpose of the session is to expose a more diverse population to career opportunities with Accenture's legal team. For more information and to RSVP, click here

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 leasa.anderson@btlaw.com

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 travis.torrence@shell.com with questions. 


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.    


Antitrust and Tax/ERISA Attorney: Bricker & Eckler LLP - Columbus, OH

Click here for the full job description. Questions about the position can be directed to Patricia M. Lach at plach@bricker.com

Senior Counsel, Labor & Employment: Morton Salt, Inc. - Chicago, IL

Click here for the full job description. Questions about the position can be directed to Mandy Laesch at mlaesch@mortonsalt.com

Associate Counsel: Investure, LLC - Charlottesville, VA

Click here for the full job description, and apply by emailing careers@investure.com. Questions about the position can be directed to Melissa Gardiner at MGardiner@investure.com

To see listings for Associate and other positions, click here. 


To post a job opportunity, please send the following information to Caitlin Puffenberger at cpuffenberger@lcldnet.com and Stephanie Uzel at suzel@lcldnet.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. 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.