|[January 22, 2013]
Denise Keane, Stasia Kelly Elected to Board of Leadership Council on Legal Diversity
WASHINGTON --(Business Wire)--
Denise Keane (News - Alert) of Altria Group and Stasia Kelly of DLA Piper have been
elected to the Board of the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD).
Ms. Keane serves as Executive Vice President and General Counsel for
Altria, where she leads the company's Law Department and the Corporate
Secretary's office. She also serves on the American Bar Association's
Commission for Women in the Profession.
Ms. Kelly serves as Co-Managing Partner of DLA Piper (Americas), where
her responsibilities range from managing the firm's Corporate Gvernance
practice to its White Collar Crime Investigations group. She also
teaches at Stanford Law School and serves as editor of Corporate
Counsel's Project 5/165, designed to increase the number of women
General Counsel in Fortune 500 companies.
Founded in 2009, the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD) is
made up of more than 200 General Counsel and Managing Partners of the
nation's leading corporations and law firms. It has created programs to
develop diverse legal talent, strengthen the legal pipeline, and
establish partnerships between firms and clients to diversify leadership
of the legal profession.
For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org
or visit www.lcldnet.org.
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