Joseph Leonoro Named a 2021 LCLD Fellow

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Published: March 11, 2021

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Steptoe & Johnson PLLC is pleased to announce that Joseph U. Leonoro has been selected to be a member of the 2021 class of Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD) Fellows.  Leonoro will participate in a landmark program to identify, train, and advance the next generation of leaders in the legal profession.

“The firm’s membership in LCLD is one of the many parts of an ongoing effort to strengthen diversity within the firm, and make it an integral part of everything we do,” said Christopher L. Slaughter, Steptoe & Johnson CEO.  “As a Fellow, Joe joins a select group of experienced attorneys from diverse backgrounds who have been recognized for their potential to become leaders in their organizations and in the legal profession.”

The LCLD Fellows Program offers participants a year-long, in-depth program devoted to relationship-building, leadership training, and extensive contact with LCLD’s members and teachers.

Fellows are selected by the general counsel and managing partners at LCLD member law firms throughout the U.S.  Fellows have distinguished themselves from others by being deeply engaged, indispensable to key clients and teams, invested in attorney mentoring and professional development, and on a trajectory towards leadership positions.  Steptoe & Johnson attorney Monté L. Williams is a past LCLD Fellow. 

Founded in 2009, LCLD is a growing organization of more than 350 corporate chief legal officers and law firm managing partners who are personally committed to creating a more diverse and inclusive legal profession.

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