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Potter Anderson Again Receives Compass Award From Leadership Council on Legal Diversity

November 3, 2020

At the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity’s annual meeting, Potter Anderson and Kathleen Furey McDonough, the firm’s chair, were recognized with the LCLD Compass Award. LCLD is made up of more than 300 corporate chief legal officers and law firm managing partners, working to build a more open and diverse legal profession.

The Compass Award is given in recognition of significant involvement in supporting LCLD’s work. In addition to participating in the annual meeting, activities required for the Compass Award include:

  • Participation in the LCLD Fellows Program — The Fellows Program was created to identify, train and advance the next generation of leaders in the legal profession. Potter Anderson partners Jonathan Choa, Roxanne Houtman and Bindu Palapura and counsel Alan Silverstein have participated as fellows.
  • Participation in the LCLD Pathfinders Program — The Pathfinders Program trains early-career attorneys in critical career development strategies such as leadership and building professional networks. Potter Anderson participants have included Bindu Palapura, Jacqueline Rogers, Alyssa Ronan and Eric Torres.
  • Participation in an LCLD Pipeline Program — Several of our lawyers have participated in LCLD’s Success in Law School Mentoring Program, which aims to ensure that diverse/underrepresented first‑year law students receive the mentoring and preparation that they need to maximize their potential in law school and beyond. Past participants include partners Jonathan Choa, Roxanne Houtman and Bindu Palapura, senior counsel Joshua Martin, and Bill Chapman, the firm’s chief diversity officer.

Potter Anderson first received this award in 2019. For more information, visit LCLD’s website.