Ashley Brooks Named Leadership Council on Legal Diversity Fellow
Boston, MA – February 25, 2016 – Sullivan & Worcester LLP is pleased to announce that real estate partner Ashley H. Brooks has been chosen to be a member of the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD) 2016 class of Fellows. The landmark program created by the LCLD aims to identify, train, and advance the next generation of leaders in the legal profession.
“This is a singular honor for Ashley,” said Managing Partner, Joel R. Carpenter. “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 “an extraordinarily rich year of relationship-building, in-person training, peer-group projects, and extensive contact with LCLD’s top leadership.”
Brooks, co-leader of the Boston Real Estate group, said, “I am looking forward to this opportunity and am very excited to represent Sullivan & Worcester as an LCLD Fellow.”
Founded in 2009, LCLD is a growing organization of more than 240 corporate chief legal officers and law firm managing partners who are personally committed to creating a truly diverse legal profession. The LCLD Fellows program, which has trained more than 800 mid-career attorneys since 2011, is one of LCLD’s most important initiatives. For information, visit www.lcldnet.org.
About Sullivan & Worcester LLP
Sullivan & Worcester is a leading corporate law firm advising clients ranging from Fortune 500 companies to emerging businesses. With more than 175 lawyers in Boston, London, New York and Washington, D.C., the firm offers services in a wide range of areas, including corporate finance, banking, trade finance, securities and mutual funds, litigation, mergers and acquisitions, tax, real estate and REITs, private equity and venture capital, bankruptcy, environment and natural resources, climate change, renewable energy and water resources, regulatory law, and employment and benefits.