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.
In This Issue:
- Personal Announcements
- 2016 Fellows Announcements
- Fellows Alumni Leadership Symposium
- Fellows Events and Opportunities
- Events and Opportunities of Interest
- Job Opportunities
Did You Know?
The February Fellow Spotlight is live now!
2016 Fellow Katie Goldman was named to the BTI Client Service All Stars 2017 list. The only way to be recognized as an All Star is for corporate counsel to single out an attorney for client service exceeding all others.
2016 Fellow Jean Kuei is now Partner at Reed Smith LLP.
2013 Fellow Jennifer Silver is now Director, Original Series at Netflix.
2012 Fellow Bruce Strothers is now an Attorney at Microsoft Corporation.
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 email@example.com 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 firstname.lastname@example.org, 2015 Fellow Rafael Zahralddin at email@example.com, and Caitlin Puffenberger at firstname.lastname@example.org.
2016 Fellows Announcements
THIRD FELLOWS MEETING: AGENDA NOW AVAILABLE: San Diego, CA - March 2-4, 2017
The agenda is now available for the Third Fellows Meeting. Please click here to view the agenda, register for the event, and for instructions to book your hotel room. For questions about registration or the hotel, please contact Stella Askin, Program & Events Coordinator.
Fellows Alumni Events and Opportunities
NOMINATE A FELLOWS ALUMNUS TO RECEIVE THE RICK PALMORE AWARD: Due March 1, 2017
The Rick Palmore LCLD Fellows Alumni Awards recognize the outstanding achievements, commitment, and leadership of LCLD Fellows Alumni who have paved the way for and assisted with the advancement of the LCLD Fellows Program and diverse attorneys. Click here to learn about the selection process and nomination criteria. Please submit a completed nomination form and supplemental materials to Courtney Nolde at email@example.com by March 1, 2017, at 5 p.m. ET. The award winner will be announced in early May and receive the award at the Sixth Annual Fellows Alumni Leadership Symposium in NYC. For questions about the process, contact Zohra Tejani, Immediate Past Chair of the Fellows Executive Council.
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:
$175 Early Bird Registration: Open through February 28, 2017
$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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 email@example.com.
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
NEW YORK FELLOWS HAPPY HOUR: New York, NY - Feb. 22, 2017
All Fellows in the New York area are invited to attend a wine-tasting at Sheppard Mullin's office at 30 Rockefeller Plaza, 39th Floor, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Please RSVP to Rena Andoh at RAndoh@sheppardmullin.com or Kersti Hanson at firstname.lastname@example.org.
PHOENIX FELLOWS HAPPY HOUR: Phoenix, AZ - Feb. 24, 2017
Phoenix-area LCLD Fellows and Alumni are invited to a happy hour on February 24 from 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. at The Yard, 5640 N. 7th St., Phoenix, AZ 85014. Please direct any questions and RSVP to 2015 Fellow Sharon Ng at email@example.com.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org with questions and to RSVP.
Events and Opportunities of Interest
GENERAL COUNSEL DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION REPORT USA 2017
Paul Hastings recently partnered with GC Magazine and The Legal 500 to produce an in-depth examination of the perspectives and innovative actions of the in-house legal community. The report features interviews with general counsels and senior executives, including LCLD Members Tony West, Karen Roberts, Louise Pentland, and Alex Dimitrief. Click here to access the report.
NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF MINORITY & WOMEN OWNED LAW FIRMS BUSINESS MEETING: Fort Lauderdale, FL - Feb. 11-14, 2017
The 2017 Business Meeting of the National Association of Minority & Women Owned Law Firms will be held February 11-14. 2016 Fellow Jessica Lewis is serving as Co-Chair of the Business Meeting. 2016 Fellow Janeen Lofton will be a panelist on a CLE entitled "Won't Get Fooled Again: The Real CSI - Cyber Security Insurance" on February 13 at 3:20 p.m. Click here to view the full schedule.
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.
Senior Corporate Counsel, Privacy: The Home Depot - Atlanta, GA
Patent Counsel: Eli Lilly & Co. - Indianapolis, IN
Director Employee Relations Counsel, International Relations: Target Corp. - Minneapolis, MN
Click here for more information and to apply.
Intellectual Property Counsel/Patent Agent: 3M - Maplewood, MN
Government Contracts Compliance Analyst: 3M - Maplewood, MN
Regulatory Affairs Specialist: 3M - Maplewood, MN
Intellectual Property Liaison: 3M - Maplewood, MN
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.