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2024 Institute for the Modern Inclusive Leader

LCLD’s Managing Partner and General Counsel Members are invited to Harvard Law School for the LCLD Institute for the Modern Inclusive Leader (previously the LCLD Leadership Summit) on July 25-26, 2024. We’ll discuss what it means to lead inclusively and develop talent equitably in the face of disruptions like AI and a changing legal landscape.

Please note: This event is only open to LCLD Members (Managing Partners of law firms and General Counsel of corporations). You are the LCLD Member if you submitted a Leader’s Pledge.

Hotel Accommodations

LCLD has reserved a room block at The Charles Hotel at One Bennett Street, Harvard Square, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, 02138.


THURSDAY, JULY 25, 2024 

11:00 a.m. ET | Meet in Charles Hotel Lobby for Shuttle/Walk to Harvard Law School

11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. ET | Lunch & Welcome

  • State of the Nation Robert Grey, President, LCLD
  • Setting a Vision for the Institute: Reimagining Leadership Through DisruptionKim Rivera, Chair, LCLD Board of Directors, and Chief Legal & Business Affairs Officer, OneTrust 

12:30 – 2:00 p.m. ET | Seismic Shifts: An Overview of the New Legal Landscape Professor David B. Wilkins

  • Deconstructing our new reality
  • Navigating a new workplace model
  • How new generations are re-shaping the future of work

Includes interactive breakouts for participants to share their thoughts, perspectives, and insights

2:00 – 2:30 p.m. ET | Break 

2:30 – 4:30 p.m. ET | A Future-Focused Framework: Charting the Course on AI and Talent Development Professors Scott Westfahl & David B. Wilkins 

  • AI’s impact on legal talent & law firm apprenticeship model
  • How to position lawyers from diverse backgrounds for success in an AI-enabled profession
  • Opportunities to use AI to build equity into talent systems

Includes interactive breakouts to consider how law firms and legal departments, with LCLD as a platform, can collaborate to strengthen the ability of diverse lawyers to thrive in the generative AI environment

4:30 – 4:45 p.m. ET | Reflection & Wrap Up 

4:45 p.m. ET | Cocktail Reception 


FRIDAY, JULY 26, 2024 

8:30 a.m. ET | Meet in Charles Hotel Lobby for Shuttle/Walk to Harvard Law School

9:00 – 9:45 a.m. ET | Working Breakfast & Goals for the Day Professor Scott Westfahl

9:45 a.m. ET | The Modern, Inclusive Leader Professor Scott Westfahl & Laura Tuach, Harvard Divinity School 

  • Common barriers and challenges to leading a legal organization through change and in uncertain times
  • How a modern, inclusive leader can leverage Adaptive Leadership principles to build trust, resilience, and adaptability in a legal organization 
  • How to better anchor your leadership in Values, Meaning, and Purpose through intentional organizational, personal, and spiritual leadership practices

Includes interactive breakouts to identify challenges, understand adaptive leadership principles, and reflect upon effective personal and spiritual leadership practices 

Noon – 12:30 p.m. ET | Final Thoughts & Commitments 

12:45 p.m. ET | Shuttle to the Airport