ATLANTA – February 28, 2019 – Ogletree Deakins, one of the largest labor and employment law firms representing management, has named Houston associate Stephen Quezada the firm’s 2019 Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD) Fellow and San Francisco associate Roshni Kapoor the firm’s 2019 LCLD Pathfinder.
The Fellows program was created by LCLD to identify, train, and advance the next generation of leaders in the legal profession. According to LCLD President Robert J. Grey, Jr, the program offers participants “a year-long, in-depth program 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.”
The LCLD Pathfinders program is designed to train high-performing, early-career attorneys in critical career development strategies including leadership and the building of professional networks. Grey said this program offers “intensive in-person training, online experiential learning, and opportunities to network with peers and esteemed LCLD Fellows in small group gatherings.”
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. The firm 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.