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January 5, 2024Press Release

David Morris Selected as Leadership Council on Legal Diversity Fellow

Michael Best is pleased to announce that David E. Morris has been selected as a Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD) Fellow for 2024. Designed for lawyers with eight to 15 years of experience, this landmark intensive year-long professional development program connects high-potential attorneys with leading general counsel, managing partners, and their peers for mentoring and career guidance.

“We are thrilled to have David represent the firm in the LCLD Fellows program,” said David Krutz, Firm Managing Partner. “With his steadfast commitment to diversity and a more inclusive legal profession, David is the perfect person to take advantage of this exciting opportunity. I am confident his leadership will further drive and empower diversity, equity, and inclusion within the firm and for our clients.”

Fellows are selected by the general counsel and managing partners at LCLD member corporations and law firms, and they have unique opportunities to interact with key legal and business leaders of large U.S. corporations, as well as managing partners from the country’s most prestigious law firms. Each fellow has 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.

LCLD President Robert J. Grey Jr. noted, “Since its inception in 2011, the LCLD Fellows program has produced some of the most impactful leaders in our industry.” He added, “I am pleased to see so many talented individuals being recognized for their accomplishments.”

Over the years, the LCLD Fellows program has built a reputation for helping to launch participants into top legal positions, with a substantial number of Fellows alumni becoming leaders within their organizations. 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 toward leadership positions.

To learn more about Morris’s background, click here.

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