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Morgan Fraser Mouchette Named 2015 Fellow for Leadership Council on Legal Diversity

Blank Rome LLP is pleased to announce that Morgan Fraser Mouchette has been selected as a Fellow for the 2015 Fellows Program of the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (“LCLD”), a landmark program created to identify, train, and advance the next generation of leaders in the legal profession. Each Fellow honoree embarks on a learning program that includes in-person conferences, training in the fine points of legal practice, peer group projects to foster collaboration and build relationships, and extensive contact with LCLD’s top leadership.

“We are proud of Morgan’s active commitment to enhancing diversity initiatives and pro bono service within our Firm,” said Alan J. Hoffman, Blank Rome Co-Chairman and Managing Partner. “In joining the LCLD program, Morgan will work with other attorneys from diverse backgrounds who have been recognized for their potential as leaders in their organization.”

Founded in 2009, the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity is a growing organization of more than 220 corporate chief legal officers and law firm managing partners dedicated to creating a truly diverse legal profession. Its goal is to help its member organizations find, hire, retain, promote, and engage the best talent. To learn more, please visit www.lcldnet.org.

At Blank Rome, Ms. Mouchette concentrates her practice in matrimonial matters and has experience representing clients in all aspects of family matters, including divorce, property distribution, child custody, spousal support, and matrimonial agreements. She is committed to pro bono work, and in 2011 and 2013, she received the Firm's distinguished "Pro Bono Hero" award for her outstanding pro bono service. Ms. Mouchette was recently appointed to serve on the Board of Directors of the New York Women’s Bar Association (“NYWBA”) and also serves as the co-chair of two NYWBA committees, the Students and New Lawyers Committee, mentoring new members of the legal profession, and the Diversity Committee, encouraging success and mentorship of attorneys of color and increased diversity in field.