Munger, Tolles & Olson announced on Feb. 7, 2020 the selection of Adele M. El-Khouri and Vincent Y. Ling as members of the 2020 class of Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD) Pathfinders, participating in a program designed by the LCLD to train high-performing, early-career attorneys in critical career development strategies including leadership and the building of professional networks.
“This is a great honor for Adele and Vincent,” said Anjan Choudhury, Co-Chair of the firm’s Diversity Committee. “It is evidence that they have been identified as having the potential to assume a leadership role, not only in our organization, but in the profession.”
According to LCLD President Robert J. Grey, Jr., the LCLD Pathfinder Program offers participants “intensive in-person training, online experiential learning, and opportunities to network with peers and esteemed LCLD Fellows and Alumni in small group gatherings.”
“We believe it’s a program that can help catapult a person’s career forward,” said Mr. Grey.
Founded in 2009, LCLD is a growing organization of more than 320 corporate chief legal officers and law firm managing partners who are personally committed to creating a truly diverse legal profession. The LCLD Pathfinder Program has trained nearly 700 early-career attorneys since 2015, catering to junior lawyers in law firms and corporate legal departments who have demonstrated potential to become future leaders in the legal profession. For information, visit www.lcldnet.org.
Munger, Tolles & Olson’s involvement with LCLD’s programs and mission are just one part of the firm’s longstanding and deep-rooted commitment to increasing diversity and inclusion within the legal profession. To read more about the firm’s commitment to diversity and inclusion, please click here.