(March 18, 2021, Washington, DC) — Steptoe & Johnson LLP associate Yvonne Malino has joined the 2021 Pathfinders Program for the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD). As a pathfinder, Malino will participate in a program designed by the LCLD to train high-performing, early-career attorneys in critical career development strategies including leadership and the building of professional networks.
Founded in 2009, LCLD is a growing organization of more than 350 corporate chief legal officers and law firm managing partners who are personally committed to creating a truly diverse legal profession. The LCLD Pathfinder Program has trained more than 900 early-career attorneys since 2015, catering to junior lawyers in law firms and corporate legal departments who have demonstrated potential to become future leaders in the legal profession.
According to LCLD President Robert J. Grey, Jr., "The LCLD Pathfinder Program offers participants intensive training, online experiential learning, and opportunities to network with peers and esteemed LCLD fellows and alumni in small group gatherings. We believe it's a program that can enhance a person’s career."
At Steptoe, Malino focuses her practice on civil and commercial litigation, labor and employment, government contracts, and internal investigations and compliance. She is active in the firm's pro bono practice assisting individuals with immigration, employment, and civil matters. Malino is a member of the Black Lawyer's Affinity Group, a group created to promote and support lawyers within the firm and the community through networking opportunities, educational programs, and internal initiatives.
For more information, visit www.lcldnet.org.
In more than 100 years of practice, Steptoe has earned an international reputation for vigorous representation of clients before governmental agencies, successful advocacy in litigation and arbitration, and creative and practical advice in structuring business transactions. Steptoe has more than 500 lawyers and other professional staff across offices in Beijing, Brussels, Chicago, Hong Kong, London, Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco, and Washington. For more information, visit www.steptoe.com.