Welcome to the Fellows Weekly Announcements
Email announcements are sent to Fellows every Tuesday 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 LCLD website.
Questions about the announcements? Email Caitlin Puffenberger, LCLD Communications Specialist.
- Personal Announcements
- 2017 Fellows Announcements
- Alumni Announcements
- Fellows Events and Opportunities
- Events and Opportunities of Interest
- Job Opportunities
Did You Know?
The March Fellow Spotlight is a 2017 Fellow.
2017 Fellow Makiko Harunari recently contributed to "Global Legal Insights: Fund Finance 2017" together with Corporate Partner Adam Furber and Corporate Counsel David Azcue. The group co-authored "Asia Overview: A Dynamic and Diverse Market" and a chapter on the Japanese Market. To read the full chapters, click here for the Asia Overview and here for the overview of the Japanese Market.
2016 Fellow Efren Acosta is now Partner at Baker Botts LLP.
2016 Fellow Erin Gladney was elected to the Legal Aid Board in New York City.
2014 Fellow George Medlock Jr. is now Vice President, Patents and Deputy General Counsel at Comcast Cable Communications. He also leads the company's Patent team.
2013 Fellow William Yu is now Partner at Ulmer & Berne LLP.
Keep up with other news in the LCLD community through the LCLD Weekly News Digest. If you are interested in receiving the News Digest in your inbox each week, email Caitlin Puffenberger at firstname.lastname@example.org and ask to be added to the list.
COMMUNITY SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENTS
We would love to hear more about your volunteer activities in your community. Please send a summary of your efforts to 2013 Fellow Reena Bajowala at email@example.com, 2015 Fellow Rafael Zahralddin at firstname.lastname@example.org, and Caitlin Puffenberger at email@example.com.
2017 Fellows Announcements
ELI LILLY & CO. LEARNING EXPERIENCE: Indianapolis, IN - April 19-20, 2017
Registration remains open for 2017 Fellows to visit the Indianapolis headquarters of Eli Lilly & Co. for a Learning Experience hosted by LCLD Board Member Michael Harrington, Senior Vice President and General Counsel. A welcome event will be hosted the night before by Benesh, Friedlander, Coplan & Aronof LLP. To register, please email Nichole Velasquez, LCLD Fellows Program Manager, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
FUND APPROVAL PROCESS: FELLOWS ALUMNI REGIONAL EVENTS
More than $18,000 of the funds raised in last year's All-In Campaign have been set aside to fund and support regional events and activities that aim to serve the Fellows Alumni Association's strategic goals. For more information on how to request funding, click here. If you have questions, please contact Fellows Alumni Programs Committee Co-Chairs Jin Liu and Lica Tomizuka.
REGISTER FOR THE FELLOWS ALUMNI LEADERSHIP SYMPOSIUM: New York, NY - June 1-3, 2017
The Sixth Annual LCLD Fellows Alumni Leadership Symposium will be held in New York at Microsoft Corporation's Time Square location and at the InterContinental Times Square Hotel June 1-3. Click here to register.
Registration Fees - Law Firm Fellows:
$200 Regular Registration: March 1-April 30, 2017
$250 Late Registration: May 1-31, 2017
Registration Fee - Corporate Fellows:
$150 Regular Registration: Open through May 31, 2017
For questions, please contact Courtney Nolde, LCLD Fellows Alumni Programs Manager, at email@example.com.
FELLOWS ALUMNI LEADERSHIP SYMPOSIUM SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES
LCLD Member organizations are invited to sponsor the Sixth Annual LCLD Fellows Alumni Leadership Symposium in New York this June. If you or your organization is interested in becoming a sponsor, email Courtney Nolde at firstname.lastname@example.org.
FELLOWS ALUMNI - ARE YOU ALL IN?
The "All In!" campaign is off to a great start, with contributions from 50 Fellows Alumni. Your contribution helps build and sustain a national community that will have far-reaching effects for all Alumni.
Please take a minute now and click here to access PayPal to make your contribution. Please note that:
- There is a $4.04 convenience fee associated with using PayPal. If you prefer not to pay a convenience fee and pay by check, please email Courtney Nolde, Fellows Alumni Program Manager at LCLD.
- You don't need a PayPal account to use PayPal to make your contribution. Look for the “Don’t have a PayPal Account?” message and follow the simple instructions.
Fellows Events and Opportunities
MINNESOTA FELLOWS HAPPY HOUR: Minneapolis, MN - March 15, 2017
The Minnesota Fellows will be having a happy hour event on Wednesday, March 15, beginning at 6 p.m. at Seven in downtown Minneapolis. All are welcome! Please contact 2013 Fellow Caryn Boisen at email@example.com with questions and to RSVP.
ATLANTA FELLOWS HAPPY HOUR: Atlanta, GA - March 16, 2017
Atlanta Fellows are invited to attend a happy hour on March 16 from 6-8 p.m. at JCT Kitchen on Howell Mill Road/14th Street. If you have questions, please contact 2015 Fellow Komal Patel at Komal_Patel@homedepot.com.
CALIFORNIA FELLOWS HAPPY HOUR: Los Angeles, CA - March 30, 2017
All California Fellows and Alumni are invited to Happy Hour on March 30, from 5-8 p.m. at Perch, 448 S. Hill St., Los Angeles, CA 90013. Please contact 2016 Fellow Nicole Diaz at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
FELLOWS DINNER WITH GEOVETTE WASHINGTON: Pittsburgh, PA - April 27, 2017
Pittsburgh Fellows will be gathering for a special dinner with Geovette Washington, Senior Vice Chancellor and Chief Legal Office of the University of Pittsburgh. All Fellows, especially those from nearby markets, are encouraged to attend! Please contact Reena Ganju at email@example.com or Dotun Obadina at firstname.lastname@example.org with questions and to RSVP.
Events and Opportunities of Interest
DIVERSITY + FLEXIBILITY AN EVOLVING CULTURE: Washington, DC - March 16, 2017
The Diversity and Flexibility Alliance's 2017 Annual Conference will be held on Thursday, March 16, at the Washington, DC, office of Jones Day. Click here for more information and to register.
NEW YORK CITY BAR ASSOCIATE LEADERSHIP INSTITUTE: New York, NY - Deadline March 17, 2017
The New York City Bar is now accepting nominations for the inaugural Associate Leadership Institute, a five-part series of high-development training for 4th-8th-year associates at these firms. Click here for more information and to nominate an associate.
DIVERSE COMMUNITIES IN WASHINGTON: Washington, DC - March 30, 2017
The DC Attorneys of Color Affinity Group presents "Diverse Communities in Washington DC," a look at the African-American community on U Street in the early 1900s featuring a viewing of "Black Broadway on U." The event will be held from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Blank Rome on 1825 Eye Street NW. The event is being organization by 2015 Fellow Saminaz Akhter. If you plan to attend, please RSVP to Karyn Cleveland-Barnes.
TULANE UNIVERSITY LAW SCHOOL 29TH ANNUAL CORPORATE LAW INSTITUTE: New Orleans, LA - March 30-31, 2017
The Tulane University Law School's 29th Annual Corporate Law Institute will be held in New Orleans March 30-31. Click here for more information. If you are attending and would like to connect with other Fellows, please reach out to 2017 Fellow Elizabeth Brandon at email@example.com.
BRAVE NEW WORLD: EMERGING CYBER AND ELECTRONIC ISSUES IN HEALTH CARE LITIGATION: Nashville, TN - March 31, 2017
A CLE Workshop, “Brave New World: Emerging Cyber and Electronic Issues in Health Care Litigation,” will be held in Nashville on March 31, from 9:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the offices of Baker Donelson. The program includes panel discussions on EMRs and Healthcare Litigation: Navigating a Medical Minefield, The Interplay Between Social Media and Healthcare Privacy (moderated by 2016 Fellow Kinika Young), and Cybersecurity Risks Encountered By Today's Medical Provider: Impacts of Security Decisions and Practical Approaches, followed by a networking lunch. For more information and to register, click here.
EQUAL JUSTICE INITIATIVE ANNUAL DINNER: New York, NY - April 5, 2017
The Equal Justice Initiative Annual Dinner will be held Wednesday, April 5, at 6 p.m. at the Metropolitan Pavilion in New York City. EJI was founded by Bryan Stevenson, who spoke at the 2016 Fellows Alumni Conference. If you are interested in supporting EJI, please click here for information on how to attend the dinner. LCLD is not affiliated with the Equal Justice Initiative
MINORITY CORPORATE COUNSEL ASSOCIATION'S GENERAL COUNSEL SUMMIT: Miami, FL - April 19-22, 2017
MCCA's General Counsel Summit will be held at Turnberry Isle Miami Resort. Click here for details. If you are planning to attend, please contact 2015 Fellow Rakesh Gopalan at firstname.lastname@example.org to coordinate an informal LCLD gathering.
VP, Corporate Counsel - Investment Advisor: Prudential Financial - Newark, NJ
Senior Corporate Counsel, Privacy: The Home Depot - Atlanta, GA
Counsel, Labor & Employment: Publicis Group/Re:Sources USA - Chicago, IL
Director and Associate General Counsel, Head of Privacy: Facebook - Menlo Park, CA
Lead Counsel, Open Source & IP: Facebook - Menlo Park, CA
Marketing Counsel: Facebook - New York, NY
Lead Counsel, WhatsApp: Facebook - Menlo Park, CA
Ads and Privacy Counsel: Facebook - Menlo Park, CA
Posting of Job Opportunities in the Fellows Weekly Announcements
To post a job opportunity, please send the following information to Caitlin Puffenberger at email@example.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 positions are no longer being posted in the Fellows Weekly Announcements.