NEW ORLEANS, Feb. 25, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- McGlinchey Stafford PLLC is pleased to announce that it has selected Heather LaSalle Alexis to participate in the 2016 Fellows Program of the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD), a landmark program created to identify, train, and advance the next generation of leaders in the legal profession.
Heather, a Member in the firm's New Orleans office, practices in the areas of bankruptcy, creditor rights, commercial disputes, and consumer financial services litigation. She is the sixth McGlinchey Stafford attorney to participate in the LCLD Fellows Program since its inception in 2011.
According to LCLD President Robert J. Grey, Jr., the LCLD Fellows Program offers participants "an extraordinarily rich year of relationship-building, virtual and in-person training, peer-group projects, and extensive contact with LCLD's top leadership."
"This is a singular honor for Heather, who will join a select group of attorneys from diverse backgrounds comprising this year's Fellows Program class," said Richard Aguilar, Managing Member of McGlinchey Stafford's New Orleans office. "We are delighted to select Heather for this honor. She has consistently demonstrated leadership within our firm's internal programs, such as our Women's Initiative Network, Pro Bono Program, and Associate Committee, and we are proud that she will represent McGlinchey Stafford in this year's Fellows Program."
LCLD's Fellows Program emphasizes development in three core competencies: relationship building, transformational leadership, and professional branding. McGlinchey Stafford, a charter member of the LCLD, has five previous participants in the Fellows Program: Kelly Lipinski, Stewart Spielman, Lauren Campisi, Andy Cao, and Kyle Ferachi.
"We congratulate Heather on being named to this prestigious program," said Rudy Aguilar, Managing Member of McGlinchey Stafford. "McGlinchey Stafford shares the LCLD's vision and goals, and we are proud to continue our work with this exceptional organization to improve diversity outcomes in the legal profession."
Founded in 2009, LCLD is a growing organization of more than 240 corporate chief legal officers and law firm managing partners who are personally committed to creating a truly diverse legal profession. The LCLD Fellows program, which has trained more than 800 mid-career attorneys since 2011, is one of LCLD's flagship initiatives. For information, visit www.lcldnet.org.
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