ATLANTA – March 3, 2023 – Ogletree Deakins, one of the largest labor and employment law firms representing management, is pleased to announce that shareholder Amy Dalal (Raleigh) has been named a Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD) 2023 Fellow and associates Omar Aniff (Los Angeles) and Jasyln Johnson (Atlanta) have been selected as members of LCLD’s 2023 class of Pathfinders.
“I am proud to congratulate Amy, Omar, and Jaslyn on their selection to the LCLD’s distinguished Fellow and Pathfinder programs,” said Lia Dorsey, Chief Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Officer of Ogletree Deakins. “They are each committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion in the legal profession, which makes them well-suited to participate in these programs. I look forward to seeing what they accomplish within the LCLD and beyond.”
LCLD Fellows are selected by general counsel and managing partners at LCLD Member corporations and law firms. They participate in training sessions and have opportunities to interact with key legal and business leaders.
The Pathfinder program provides participants with practical tools for developing and leveraging internal professional networks, leadership skills, and an understanding of career development strategies. In addition to the exclusive leadership and professional-development curriculum that is unique to the Pathfinder program, this year’s LCLD Pathfinders will have several opportunities—from class meetings to group peer circles—to meet and interact with their peers.
“Since its inception in 2011, the LCLD Fellows program has produced some of the most impactful leaders in our industry. I am pleased to see so many talented individuals being recognized for their accomplishments,” said LCLD President Robert J. Grey Jr. “Additionally, much thought and research is behind the design of the Pathfinder program, which will serve to advance high-potential diverse attorneys to the next level of their careers.”
For more information, visit https://www.lcldnet.org.
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 12 consecutive years. In the 2023 edition, the publication named Ogletree Deakins its “Law Firm of the Year” in the Litigation – Labor & Employment category. Ogletree Deakins has more than 950 attorneys located in 55 offices across the United States and in Europe, Canada, and Mexico. The firm represents a diverse range of clients, including many of the Fortune 50 companies in the U.S. www.ogletree.com
The Leadership Council on Legal Diversity is an organization of more than 400 corporate chief legal officers and law firm managing partners—the leadership of the profession—who have pledged themselves, through our Leaders at the Front initiative and other means, to creating a truly diverse U.S. legal profession. Our action programs are designed to attract, inspire, and nurture the talent in society and within our organizations, thereby helping a new and more diverse generation of attorneys ascend to positions of leadership. By producing tangible results in our institutions, we work to promote inclusiveness in our organizations, our circles of influence, and our society, with the ultimate goal of building a more equitable and diverse legal profession. https://www.lcldnet.org/