Press Release March 17, 2016

Calvin Wingfield Selected for LCLD Fellowship Program

Calvin Wingfield, a partner in Goodwin Procter’s IP Litigation Practice and a co-chair of the firm’s New York Committee on Racial and Ethnic Diversity, was recently selected as the firm’s 2016 Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD) Fellow. The LCLD Fellows program identifies, trains and advances the next generation of leaders in the legal profession. Since 2011, the program has set more than 800 mid-career attorneys on the path to leadership and is one of the organization's most important initiatives. Mr. Wingfield’s peers will include 225 attorneys from around the country, in the largest LCLD Fellows cohort since the program’s launch.

Alicia Rubio and Jesse Nevarez Selected as LCLD Pathfinders

Two Goodwin associates, Alicia Rubio and Jesse Nevarez, have also been named as 2016 LCLD Pathfinders. The LCLD Pathfinders program, which launched in 2015, is designed to provide high-potential, early-career attorneys with practical tools for developing and leveraging professional networks, leadership skills and career strategies.

Ms. Rubio is an associate in the firm's Business Litigation Practice and Mr. Nevarez is an associate in the Technology and Life Sciences Group. Both are active members of the firm’s Boston Committee on Racial and Ethnic Diversity.

Founded in 2009, LCLD is an organization of more than 240 corporate chief legal officers and law firm chairmen and managing partners who have dedicated themselves to creating a truly diverse legal profession. LCLD's programs are designed to attract, inspire and nurture legal talent, helping a new and more diverse generation of attorneys ascend to positions of leadership within their organizations. Goodwin has been an active member of LCLD since 2014. Partner Sabrina Rose-Smith was the firm’s first Fellow in 2015, and Yvonne Elosiebo, a first-year associate in the firm’s Business Law Department, participated in LCLD’s 1L Scholars program prior to joining the firm.