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Blank Rome Attorneys Join Leadership Council on Legal Diversity 2019 Fellows and Pathfinder Programs

April 17, 2019
Blank Rome Attorneys Join Leadership Council on Legal Diversity 2019 Fellows and Pathfinder Programs

Blank Rome LLP is pleased to announce that the Firm has nominated and the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (“LCLD”) has selected Partner Diana M. Eng to join the 2019 LCLD Fellows Program, and Associates Mitesh Patel and Negar M. Kordestani to join the 2019 LCLD Pathfinder Program.

The LCLD Fellows Program was created to identify, train, and advance the next generation of leaders in the legal profession through a learning program that includes in-person conferences, training in the fine points of legal practice, and extensive contact with top leadership in law. The LCLD Pathfinder Program was designed to provide diverse, high-potential, early career attorneys with practical tools for developing and leveraging professional networks, leadership skills, and career development strategies. For more information on these programs, please visit lcldnet.org.

“We are proud of Diana, Mitesh, and Negar for their strong desire and commitment to enhance diversity and inclusion initiatives within our Firm and the legal industry at large, as well as their own professional development and goals,” said Christopher A. Lewis, Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer at Blank Rome. “As a member organization, we will continue to partner with LCLD in its mission of helping a new and more diverse generation of attorneys ascend to positions of leadership. In doing so, our clients can benefit from diverse service teams that are highly skilled and whose work reflects diverse ideas, attributes, backgrounds, and experiences.”

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