Banner Witcoff attorney Katie Laatsch Fink has been selected to be a member of the 2021 class of Fellows, a program created by Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD) to identify, train, and advance the next generation of leaders in the legal profession.
Katie — who serves on the firm’s Board of Directors — is one of 418 Fellows, a group of talented and diverse attorneys selected by 293 LCLD member corporations and law firms to participate in this career development program.
According to LCLD President Robert J. Grey, Jr., the LCLD Fellows Program offers participants “a year-long, in-depth program devoted to relationship-building, leadership training, and extensive contact with LCLD’s prestigious members and the best teachers in the business.”
Incoming Fellows will have access to several new virtual event series this year, which will provide numerous opportunities for small-group interaction and relationship building with their peers. This is in addition to the exclusive leadership and professional-development curriculum—adapted to the virtual environment—that has always been a hallmark of the LCLD Fellows Program. This year’s participants will also have access to a range of additional programming that was developed for the LCLD community in 2020.
At Banner Witcoff, Katie represents clients in litigation and provides counseling on a broad range of issues involving patents, trademarks, trade dress, copyrights and trade secrets, Katie previously co-chaired the firm’s attorney recruiting committee, and served on the trademark and diversity committees.
Banner Witcoff is a member law firm of LCLD, an organization founded in 2009 that includes more than 350 corporate chief legal officers and law firm managing partners committed to creating a more diverse and inclusive legal profession. The LCLD Fellows Program, which has trained nearly 2,000 mid-career attorneys since it launched in 2011, is one of LCLD’s most important initiatives.
For more information about LCLD and its Fellows Program, go to www.lcldnet.org.
Posted: March 16, 2021