Willenken LLP, the preeminent minority-owned trial firm in the United States, is pleased to announce that of counsel Ashley Kirk has been selected to join the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD) 2021 Class of Fellows.
LCLD created the landmark Fellows Program to identify, train, and advance the next generation of leaders in the legal profession. Ashley is joining a select group of experienced attorneys from diverse backgrounds who have been recognized for their potential as leaders in their organizations. She will attend the first LCLD 2021 Fellows Virtual Meeting on March 4-5, 2021 to kick off the one-year program.
Willenken has been a proud member of LCLD since 2011. Ashley is Willenken’s ninth LCLD Fellow. The Program has trained more than 1,600 mid-career attorneys since 2011 and is one of LCLD’s most important initiatives.
“This is a great honor for Ashley. We are excited to have Ashley represent the firm and continue our participation in the LCLD Fellows Program. Our fellows have gone on to leadership positions in our firm and key in-house positions at leading companies such as Amazon and Snap.”Jason Wilson, Partner
Founded in 2009, LCLD has grown to an organization of more than 350 Members, who serve as either general counsel of major corporations or managing partners of the nation’s leading law firms. Learn more about LCLD and its Fellows Program on the LCLD website here.