Leadership Council on Legal Diversity Selects Three Marshall Gerstein Attorneys to the Fellowship and Pathfinder Programs
Marshall, Gerstein & Borun LLP congratulates Partner Shannon Hughes Mastick on her selection to participate in the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD) Fellowship Program for 2023. Launched in 2021, the LCLD Fellowship Program provides diverse, high-potential, mid-career attorneys at LCLD Member Organizations like Marshall Gerstein with professional development opportunities, leadership training, relationship-building opportunities, and networking access. To be selected, attorneys must demonstrate exceptional leadership skills, significant impact within their organization and community, and a steadfast commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. In 2022, Shannon was selected to the LCLD Pathfinder Program.
Marshall Gerstein is also excited to announce the selection of Partner, Kelley Gordon, and Associate, Michelle Bolos, to the LCLD Pathfinder Program. Through the Pathfinder Program, Kelley and Michelle will gain practical insights and resources to build their professional networks. The program also focuses on foundational leadership skills and strategies for continuous career development.
Marshall Gerstein first became involved with LCLD in 2021 as part of our high priority efforts to support diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives within the legal industry and our Chicago community. The firm, along with several of our clients, have participated in numerous LCLD activities. In 2022, Marshall Gerstein was recognized as a Top Performer and Compass Award Winner.
“LCLD remains a great resource for Marshall Gerstein and our continued diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts,” said Jeffrey Sharp, managing partner of Marshall Gerstein. “LCLD has also helped us create partnerships with our clients to broaden experiences for our summer associates and other professionals at our firm.”
LCLD is one of the nation’s leading organizations promoting diversity, and consists of more than 430 corporate chief legal officers and law firm managing partners—the leadership of the profession—who have dedicated themselves to creating a truly diverse U.S. legal profession.