Leadership Council on Legal Diversity selected 19 attorneys from Missouri for its 2023 programs out of its nearly 950 participants.
LCLD’s Fellows from Missouri include Stinson Partner Christina Arnone of Kansas City, Energizer Holdings Associate General Counsel Lauren Bruning of St. Louis, Polsinelli Shareholder Elton F. Dean of St. Louis, Shook, Hardy & Bacon Partner Matt DePaz in Kansas City, Cummins IP Counsel Melissa Glauber of St. Louis, Lathrop GPM Partner Rachel A. Orr of Kansas City, Lewis Rice Member Jerina Phillips of St. Louis, Peabody Energy Senior Counsel Caitlin Reardon-Ashley, Harness IP Principal Joel R. Samuels in St. Louis, and Greensfelder, Hemker & Gale Associate Lauren E. Surdyke of St. Louis.
Fellows benefit from professional development opportunities, leadership training, networking, regional sessions and virtual learning. Those who are selected have a minimum of eight years of experience, leadership skills, engagement in the community, commitment to diversity and inclusion, and have created an impact at a firm that is an LCLD member.
LCLD’s Pathfinders from Missouri include Stinson Associate Kristen Ellis Johnson of Kansas City, Armstrong Teasdale Partner Angela Kennedy of St. Louis, Greensfelder, Hemker & Gale Associate Brianna N. Lockridge in St. Louis, Tucker Ellis Counsel Andrea A. Lowe, Thompson Coburn Associate Spencer Owens of St. Louis, Armstrong Teasdale Senior Associate Camille L. Roe of Kansas City, Shook, Hardy & Bacon Associate Sangeeta Shastry in Kansas City, Lewis Rice Associate Sarah White of St. Louis, and Husch Blackwell Associate Bernardo Zito Porto of Kansas City.
The program allows Pathfinders to develop and leverage professional networks, leadership skills and career development strategies.
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