Dwayne Burns, Christopher Gay and Sydney VanBerg Selected to LCLD 2024 Programs
The national law firm of Quarles & Brady announced that attorneys Dwayne Burns, Christopher Gay and Sydney VanBerg have been chosen to participate in the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity’s (LCLD) 2024 Fellows and Pathfinders programs. This year’s participation marks the 15th year as a member of LCLD, which was founded in 2009.
LCLD, with a membership of more than 400 corporate chief legal officers and law firm managing partners, is committed to creating a truly diverse U.S. legal profession. The organization's programs are designed to attract, inspire and nurture diverse talent in the profession, helping them ascend to leadership positions.
Burns, an associate in the Litigation & Dispute Resolution Practice Group in the firm's Phoenix office, will participate in the LCLD Fellows program. The Fellows program, designed for diverse, high-potential, mid-career attorneys, provides professional and personal development opportunities, leadership training, relationship-building opportunities and access to LCLD members.
Gay, a Litigation & Dispute Resolution associate in the firm’s Chicago office, and VanBerg, an associate in the Product Liability Practice Group in Madison, Wis., will participate in the LCLD Pathfinders program. Pathfinders is intended for diverse, high-potential, early career attorneys, offering practical tools to develop and leverage internal professional networks through relationship-building skills, foundational leadership skills and an understanding of career development strategies.