Title Jones Day Names Kapri Saunders as Leadership Council on Legal Diversity Fellow
Jones Day has chosen San Francisco Associate, Kapri Saunders, to be a member of the 2019 class of Fellows, participating in a landmark program created by the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD) to identify, train, and advance the next generation of leaders in the legal profession.
"This is a terrific honor for Kapri," said Yvette McGee Brown, Jones Day Partner-in-Charge of Diversity, Inclusion & Advancement, "She joins a select group of experienced attorneys from diverse backgrounds who have been recognized for their potential as leaders in their organizations."
According to LCLD President Robert J. Grey, Jr., the LCLD Fellows Program offers participants "a year-long, in-depth program devoted to relationship-building, in-person training, peer-group projects, and extensive contact with LCLD’s top leadership and the best teachers in the business."
Founded in 2009, LCLD is a growing organization of more than 300 corporate chief legal officers and law firm managing partners who are personally committed to creating a more diverse and inclusive legal profession. The LCLD Fellows Program, which has trained more than a 1,600 mid-career attorneys since 2011, is one of LCLD’s most important initiatives.
Jones Day is a global law firm with more than 2,500 lawyers in 43 offices across five continents. The Firm is distinguished by: a singular tradition of client service; the mutual commitment to, and the seamless collaboration of, a true partnership; formidable legal talent across multiple disciplines and jurisdictions; and shared professional values that focus on client needs.