New York – February 27, 2013 – Cooley LLP announced today that partner Joseph Drayton has been selected as a member of the 2013 class of fellows for the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD). As a fellow, Drayton will participate in a landmark program created by LCLD to identify, train and advance the next generation of leaders in the legal profession.
"This is an outstanding honor for Joe," said Cooley's CEO, Joe Conroy. "He joins a select group of experienced attorneys from diverse backgrounds who have been recognized for their potential as pivotal leaders within their organizations."
Joe Drayton is a member of Cooley's Litigation department and member of the Intellectual Property Litigation practice group in the New York office.
According to LCLD Executive Director Robert J. Grey, Jr., the LCLD Fellows Program offers participants "an extraordinarily rich year of relationship-building, virtual and in-person training, peer-group projects, and extensive contact with LCLD's top leadership."
Founded in 2009, the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity is a growing organization of more than 200 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.
For more information on the LCLD, click here.
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