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.
2012 Fellow Sarah Buffett recently started the Buffett Immigration Law Firm in Charlotte, North Carolina.
Keep up with other news in the LCLD community through the LCLD Weekly News Digest.
COMMUNITY SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENTS
2013 Fellow Lica Tomizuka serves on the Board of Directors of MacPhail Center for Music, a non-profit music education center serving underserved communities in Minnesota. She was also recently appointed the Chair of the Advisory Board for Youth for Cultural Appreciation and Racial Equality (YouthCARE). Lica received YouthCARE's 2015 Bruce A. Palmer Distinguished Volunteer Service Award.
2012 Fellow Danielle Ducre Rawls also serves on the board of YouthCARE.
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.
FELLOWS ALUMNI - ARE YOU ALL IN?
When the Executive Council asked Fellows Alumni if they would be willing to support the program with an annual contribution, the overwhelming response was, "We're All In!" Funding is crucial for the strength and growth of the Fellows Alumni association, so the EC asks each of you to make a personal commitment of $125.
LEADERSHIP LUNCH - Charlotte, NC: Jan. 13, 2015
A few spots remain open for the Charlotte Leadership Lunch on January 13, hosted by Thomas Cabaniss, Managing Partner of McGuire Woods LLP, and Ken Miller, Deputy General Counsel of Bank of America. Please email Stephanie Uzel at email@example.com to register.
LEADERSHIP LUNCH - Boston, MA: Dec. 17, 2015
A few spots remain 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 firstname.lastname@example.org to register.
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 you to volunteer to lead and plan the following events:
• 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
LOS ANGELES FELLOWS HAPPY HOUR: Dec. 9, 2015
Join the Los Angeles-area Fellows for a Happy Hour on December 9, 2015, at 5:30 p.m., at the Blue Cow, located at 350 S. Grand Ave, in Los Angeles. Parking will be validated in the California Plaza (the location of the Blue Cow). Munger, Tolles & Olson LLP will be sponsoring food and drinks. To RSVP, please email 2015 Fellow Martin Estrada at Martin.Estrada@mto.com and Jennifer Ganesh at Jennifer.Ganesh@mto.com.
CINCINNATI FELLOWS HOLIDAY PARTY: Dec. 12, 2015
Join the Cincinnati-area Fellows for a Holiday Partner on December 12 at 5 p.m. at Boi Na Braza, 411 Vine Street, Cincinnati, OH. To RSVP (or if you have any questions), please contact Wednesday Shipp email@example.com or Andrew Paul firstname.lastname@example.org.
MIDWEST FELLOWS ANNUAL TOY DRIVE: Dec. 14, 2015
The ability to pay it forward and impact the lives of the less fortunate is a key tenet of being an LCLD Fellows. In that spirit, Midwest Fellows are asking individuals and/or their firms to provide Target gift cards or toys for children in need at the Lydia Home. Gift cards/toys will be collected at a holiday event for Fellows on December 10 (details to come) or they can be dropped off at the Lydia Home at 4300 W. Irving Park Rd., Chicago, IL 60641 by December 14. If you are interested, email email@example.com and firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
MINNESOTA FELLOWS & PATHFINDERS HAPPY HOUR: Dec. 17, 2015
Fellows and Pathfinders in the Minnesota area are invited to meet for a happy hour on Thursday, December 17, at 6 p.m. at the bar at Seven, located in downtown Minneapolis at 700 Hennepin Ave. Please RSVP to 2013 Fellow Caryn Boisen at email@example.com.
EVENTS OF INTEREST
CORPORATE COUNSEL INTENSIVE INSTITUTE - Boulder, CO: Jan. 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.
NBACLS ANNUAL CORPORATE COUNSEL CONFERENCE - Scottsdale, AZ: Feb. 18 - 20, 2016
Registration is now open for the National Bar Association Commercial Law Section's 29th Annual Corporate Counsel Conference. The conference will be held at the Hyatt Regency Resort and Spa at Gainey Ranch in Scottsdale, AZ, from Thursday, February 18, through Saturday, February 20. The registration deadline is January 8, 2016. All registrations will be accepted online only at www.nbacls.com. Please contact LCLD Fellow Roger Goode at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Corporate Associate/Counsel: Crowell & Moring LLP - New York, NY
Click here for the full job description, and click here to apply. Questions about the position can be sent to Rosemary Andress-Sanborn, Attorney Recruiting and Development Coordinator, at email@example.com.
Senior Counsel: PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. - Pittsburgh, PA
Attorney Advisor (Intellectual Property): Federal Trade Commission - Washington, DC
Counsel III, Real Estate: Macy's Inc. - Cincinnati, OH
Estate Planning Partner: Frost Brown Todd LLC - Lexington, KY
Senior Counsel: Macy's, Inc. - Cincinnati, OH
Assistant General Counsel - P&C Legal Product: Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company - Columbus, OH, or Des Moines, IA
Technology / Digital Attorney: McDonald’s Corporation - Oak Brook, IL
Deputy Chief Legal Officer: Jennison Law Department, Prudential - New York, NY
VP & Chief Legal Officer, Group Insurance: Prudential - Roseland, NJ
VP, Chief Counsel, Individual Life & Annuities: Prudential - Newark, NJ
VP, Chief Legal Officer, Individual Life Insurance: Prudential - Newark, NJ
VP, Corporate Counsel, Retirement Law: Prudential - Iselin, NJ
VP, Corporate Counsel: Prudential - Newark, NJ
Patent Technical Specialist: Dentons US - San Diego, CA
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.