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.


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2015 Fellow Larry Chattoo was a recipient of Bank of America's 2015 Global Diversity & Inclusion Award.   

2015 Fellow Kevin Gooch was named to the 2015 class of Atlanta Business Chronicle's "40 Under 40." Read more here

2014 Fellow Jaliya Faulkner is now Counsel, Manager Disclosures at Vanguard. 

2014 Fellow Marilyn McClure-Demers was honored with the National/Ohio Diversity Council's DiversityFirst Leadership Award at the conference held last week in Columbus Ohio. Marilyn also spoke on a panel at the conference on "Leadership Lessons from the Top."

2013 Fellow Kimberly Klock has been promoted to Senior Counsel at PPL Corporation.

2013 Fellow Kristin Ray has been promoted to Associate General Counsel at The Home Depot, moving from Merchandising and Product Safety to Commercial Transactions. 

2012 Fellow McCray Pettway is now Director - Global Legal Services of Expeditors International of Washington, Inc.

2011 Fellow Shanna Cohn is now Corporate Counsel at AEP Energy, Inc.

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


2014 Fellow Carolyne Hilton and 2013 Fellow Lawrence Dietrich, who are Co-Chairs of the Coca-Cola Company Legal Division Pro Bono & Community Service Committee, participated in the ABA's Pro Bono Week. Read more about their service here

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.   

LEADERSHIP LUNCH - Boston, MA:  Dec. 17, 2015

Registration is now open for the Boston Leadership Lunch on December 17, hosted by Peter Devlin, President and Chief Executive Officer at Fish & Richardson P.C., and Tim Pratt, Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer, General Counsel and Secretary of Boston Scientific Corporation. Please email Stephanie Uzel at suzel@lcldnet.com to register. Fellows will be registered on a first-come, first-served basis.  

LEADERSHIP LUNCH - Newark, NJ: Dec. 7, 2015

Registration remains open for the Newark Leadership Lunch on December 7, hosted by Maureen Brundage, Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Chief Ethics Officer of The Chubb Corporation, and Patrick Dunican, Jr., Chairman and Managing Director of Gibbons P.C. Please email Stephanie Uzel at suzel@lcldnet.com to register. Fellows will be registered on a first-come, first-served basis. 


LCLD is looking for Fellows to brainstorm the future for, review the curriculum of, and offer feedback on the Fellows and Pathfinder programs. If you are interested in attending, please email Stella Askin at saskin@lcldnet.com. We will take the first three law firm Fellows and the first three in-house Fellows who respond. Please note that LCLD will not be able to offer reimbursement for travel and or a conference call option for either meeting. 

  • Pathfinder Faculty Meeting: Office of Jenner & Block, Chicago, IL - Friday, Dec. 11, 2015, from 10-11:30 a.m.
  • Fellows Faculty Meeting: Location TBD, Chicago, IL - Friday, Jan. 15, 2016, from 10-11:30 a.m.


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:

• 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


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 kersti.hanson@bankofamerica.com and Rena Andoh at randoh@sheppardmullin.com.

2013 FELLOWS CLASS CALL: Nov. 18, 2015, at 2 p.m. EST 

Calls for the class of 2013 will begin to occur at 2 p.m. EST on the third Wednesday of the month. The remaining dates for 2015 are November 18 and December 16. The call-in number is 866-506-1416 and the passcode is 901 577 2159. If you have a suggested topic for discussion, submit it to Robert Tom at rtom@bakerdonelson.com or Anthony Sharett at asharett@bakerlaw.com by November 15. 



Baker & McKenzie's Washington, DC, office will host the Institute for Inclusion in the Legal Profession (IILP) for a symposium on the state of diversity and inclusion in the legal profession. The symposium will take place from 1-6 p.m. on Wednesday, November 11. It will be followed by a networking reception. Please click here for more information. Questions concerning the symposium should be directed to Sarah Miller or Floyd Mills


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.    


Bankruptcy Attorney: Bank of America Corporation - Multiple locations 

Click here for the full job description. Contact Larry Chattoo at larry.chattoo@bankofamerica.com or Kersti Hanson at kersti.hanson@bankofamerica.com with questions. 

Senior Corporate Counsel, Regulatory: Target Corp. - Minneapolis, MN

Click here for the full job description, and click here to apply.  Contact Jason Walbourn at Jason.walbourn@target.com with any questions.

Assistant General Counsel: National Tobacco Company - Louisville, KY

Click here for the full job description. Questions about the position can be directed to Dave Johnson at djohnson@nationaltobaccocompany.com

Estate Planning Partner: Frost Brown Todd LLC - Lexington, KY

Click here for the full job description. To apply, click here and use the "self-apply" feature. 

Corporate Counsel, Transactions: Target Corp. - Minneapolis, MN

Click here for the full job description, and click here to apply. 

Senior Counsel - Employment Practice Group: The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. - Pittsburgh, PA 

Click here for the full job description. 

Technology / Digital Attorney:  McDonald’s Corporation - Oak Brook, IL

Click here for the full job description.  For additional information, contact Suzanna Myers at Suzanna.myers@us.mcd.com or 678-504-5025.

Group General Counsel: DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc. - Nashville, TN, Denver, CO, and Los Angeles, CA

Click here for the full job description, and click here to apply. For additional information, contact Cari Davidson at (615) 320-4259 or Carolyn.Davidson@davita.com

Assistant Corporate Counsel: Campbell Soup Company - Camden, NJ

Click here for the full job description. Questions about the position can be directed to Jane A. Southall, Executive Director - Legal, at (856) 342-6083 or jane_southall@campbellsoup.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.