The Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD) has named Lane Powell as a 2021 Top Performer and Compass Award winner. This marks the fifth year that the firm has received the Top Performer honor, reserved for those organizations in the top 20 percent for participation in LCLD programs and activities. This includes the LCLD Fellows, Pathfinders and Pipeline programs that help participants develop their talents and leadership skills. This year, Priya Vivian is Lane Powell’s LCLD Fellow, and Christopher Motta-Wurst is Lane Powell’s LCLD Pathfinder.
The Compass Award recognizes those individuals and organizations that fulfill all of the following requirements in a single calendar year:
• Member attendance at the 2020 LCLD Annual Membership Meeting, and/or Member attendance at a 2021 Leadership Summit, and/or submission of a Leader’s Pledge.
• Participation in the LCLD Fellows and Pathfinder Programs.
• Participation in an LCLD Pipeline program (the 1L Scholars program or the Success in Law School Mentoring Program).
The LCLD is a national organization made up of managing partners of law firms and general counsel of public and private companies, who share a mission of fostering diversity and inclusion in the legal profession. Founded in 2009, the LCLD strives to take a direct approach in tackling issues of diversity in the industry by working closely with legal professionals to attract, inspire and nurture talent among the next generation of diverse leaders. Lane Powell has been a LCLD member since 2011.