Speaking Engagement

2018 1L Leadership Council on Legal Diversity Scholars Summit

Sheraton Philadelphia Society Hill Hotel
Philadelphia, PA

Blank Rome Partner Saminaz Akhter will co-lead two Breakout Sessions at the 2018 1L Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (“LCLD”) Scholars Summit, taking place Tuesday, May 22 through Thursday, May 24, 2018, at the Sheraton Philadelphia Society Hill hotel in Philadelphia, PA.

Saminaz and Amy Tarr (Assistant General Counsel, Exelon Corporation), both LCLD Fellows, will lead the Corporate Practice Group Area sessions on Wednesday, May 23, from 8:30 to 9:25 a.m. and from 9:35 to 10:30 a.m. Other LCLD Fellows will lead sessions on Data Privacy, Litigation, and White Collar Crime/Criminal Law.

This conference is designed for 2018 1L LCLD Scholars, who are individually selected by LCLD Member organizations to participate.

For more information, please visit the event webpage.

Founded in 2009, the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity has grown to an organization of more than 285 Members, who serve as either general counsel of major corporations or managing partners of the nation's leading law firms. United by a spirit of activism and personal commitment, LCLD Members participate widely in the programs they've created—leading by example, taking action, and challenging the legal profession to prepare future generations of diverse talent for the highest positions of leadership.