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Ogletree Deakins Names Members of Leadership Council on Legal Diversity’s 2024 Fellow and Pathfinder Class

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ATLANTA – February 22, 2024 – Ogletree Deakins, one of the largest labor and employment law firms representing management, is pleased to announce that Washington D.C. shareholder D’Ontae D. Sylvertooth has been named a Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD) Fellow for 2024. Birmingham associate Morgan Epperson and Philadelphia of counsel Robert Perryman have been selected as members of LCLD’s 2024 class of Pathfinders.

LCLD Fellows are selected by general counsel and managing partners at LCLD Member corporations and law firms. Fellows have distinguished themselves within their organizations by being deeply engaged, indispensable to key clients and teams, invested in attorney mentoring and professional development, and on a trajectory toward leadership positions. During the program, 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, LCLD Pathfinders will have several opportunities—from class meetings to group peer circles—to meet and interact with their peers. Pathfinders are selected by the leaders at LCLD Member corporations and law firms, having been identified as early-career emerging leaders in their own right.

For more information, visit https://www.lcld.com/.

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. Best Law Firms® has named Ogletree Deakins a “Law Firm of the Year” for 13 consecutive years. In the 2024 edition, the publication named Ogletree Deakins its “Law Firm of the Year” in the Employment Law – Management category. Ogletree Deakins has more than 950 attorneys located in 54 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.lcld.com/

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