Lane Powell has been recognized by the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD) as a 2019 “Top Performer,” reflecting the firm’s continued commitment to helping build a more diverse and inclusive legal profession. Top Performer organizations are identified as those that are most active in LCLD over the course of the year, which includes participation in LCLD programs, having Fellows who are active in the Alumni network, hosting Learning Experiences and Leadership Lunches, and sponsoring other LCLD events.
Lane Powell has been a proud LCLD member since 2011 and is active in the Fellows, Pathfinder, Scholars and Mentoring programs. Dustin O’Quinn, Lane Powell’s 2019 LCLD Fellow, commented, “I am thrilled that our firm has invested in a program that focuses on inclusion as well as diversity to elevate a new generation of leaders in the legal field. LCLD delivers monumental results by developing leaders and businesses in a way that is equitable, unprecedented and totally necessary. Through the program, I have met new clients, contacts and true friends across the country.” Sativa Rasmussen, Lane Powell’s 2019 LCLD Pathfinder, added, “I am honored to be a part of such an extraordinary organization dedicated to the advocacy and promotion of diversity and inclusion in the legal profession. I can say without hesitation that LCLD has played an influential role in my own career path, and I am so fortunate to have such an inspiring group of leaders and friends within my network.”
Founded in 2009, the LCLD is an organization of more than 300 corporate chief legal officers and law firm managing partners dedicated to creating a truly diverse legal profession. Its programs are designed to attract, inspire and nurture talent, thereby helping a new and more diverse generation of attorneys ascend to positions of leadership.