Ogletree Deakins Announces 2019 Fellow and Pathfinder for the Leadership Counsel on Legal Diversity
ATLANTA, GA / ACCESSWIRE / March 11, 2019 / Ogletree Deakins is dedicated to supporting and empowering diverse talent at every level. As a testament to this dedication, Ogletree recently named Houston associate, Stephen Quezada, as the firm’s 2019 Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD) Fellow. The firm also announced San Francisco associate, Roshni Kapoor, as its 2019 LCLD Pathfinder.
Created by the LCLD, the Fellowsprogram identifies, trains, and advances men and women that are next-generation leaders in the legal field.
″The program offers participants a year-long, in-depth experience devoted to relationship-building, in-person training, peer-group projects, and extensive contact with LCLD’s top leadership and the best teachers in the business,″ says LCLD President Robert J. Grey, Jr.
Complementing the Fellows program, the LCLD Pathfinders program was created for high-performing, early-career attorneys to help instill critical career development strategies including leadership and network building. This program offers intensive in-person training, experiential learning online, and opportunities to network with peers and esteemed LCLD Fellows in small group settings.
Through both programs, promising professionals like Quezada and Kapoor, have the unique and impactful opportunity to further hone their legal expertise and accelerate the professional development through intensive and focused initiatives.
About Ogletree Deakins
Ogletree Deakins is one of the largest labor and employment law firms representing management in all types of employment-related legal matters. Premier client service, as outlined in the firm’s Client Pledge, is one of the firm’s top priorities and a cornerstone of its core values. U.S. News –Best Lawyers® ″Best Law Firms″ has named Ogletree Deakins a ″Law Firm of the Year″ for eight consecutive years. In 2019, the publication named Ogletree Deakins its ″Law Firm of the Year″ in the Employment Law – Management category. Ogletree Deakins has more than 850 attorneys located in 53 offices across the United States and in Europe, Canada, and Mexico. represents a diverse range of clients, from small business-es to Fortune 50 companies. www.ogletree.com
Founded in 2009, LCLD is a growing organization of more than 300 corporate chief legal officers and law firm managing partners who are personally committed to creating a more diverse and inclusive legal profession. The LCLD Fellows Program, which has trained more than a 1,600 mid-career attorneys since 2011, is one of LCLD’s most important initiatives. For more information, visit www.lcldnet.org.
SOURCE: Ogletree Deakins