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Twelfth Annual LCLD Alumni Leadership Symposium

The Twelfth Annual LCLD Alumni Leadership Symposium will take place June 8-10, 2023, in Seattle, WA. Open to all attorneys who have completed the LCLD Fellows or Pathfinder Programs, the Symposium will offer educational sessions, career development opportunities, and engaging networking events.

Dress code is business casual and jeans are acceptable.

Registration for the Symposium is now closed.

An outline of the meeting agenda is below, and a PDF version is available here.

Thursday, June 8, 2023

10:00 am – 12:15 pm PT

Off-Site Community Service Event co-sponsored by Davis Wright Tremaine & Microsoft
Davis Wright Tremaine’s Seattle Office (920 Fifth Avenue, Suite 3300, Seattle, WA 98104)
(Event is at capacity.)

12:30 – 1:30 pm PT


1:30 – 2:00 pm PT

Welcome & Opening Remarks

2:00 – 3:30 pm PT

Presenting to the Board
Rick Palmore, LCLD Founder and Board Chair Emeritus, Michael Deal, VP & Associate General Counsel at Amazon, and Robert Grey, LCLD President.

3:30 – 3:45 pm PT


3:45 – 5:15 pm PT

Breakout Option 1:
Positioning Yourself to Level Up
Kori Carew, Founder, Bridge68 LLC

Breakout Option 2:
Intentional and Authentic Approaches to Maintaining and Growing Your Network
Jason Levin, Founder, Ready, Set, Launch, LLC

6:00 pm PT

Off-Site Rick Palmore Reception
The Shop (2233 6th Ave S, Seattle, WA 98134)

Friday, June 9, 2023

9:30 -10:30 am PT

Breakfast + Alumni Executive Council Meeting

10:30 am – 12:00 pm PT

Keynote: Fireside Chat with Kim Anthony
Kim Anthony, a UCLA and Virginia Sports Hall of Fame Inductee, a four-time U.S. National Champion, and an international gold-medalist.

Following the fireside chat, Kim will sell and sign her book.

12:30 – 2:00 pm PT

Business Meeting and Lunch
Jaimala Pai, Chair, & Richik Sarkar, Chair Elect

2:00 – 3:00 pm PT

Developing & Managing Your In-house/Outside Counsel Relationships | Panel Discussion
Panelists include Riqui Bonilla, Principal at Fish & Richardson; Anita Lam, Senior Corporate Counsel at Microsoft; Bonnie Lau, Partner at Morrison Foerster; and Jaimala Pai, Vice President, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary at Bracco Medical Technologies.  This will be moderated by Lisa Collins, Partner at BakerHostetler.

3:00- 3:15 pm PT


3:15 – 5:15 pm PT

Drinks & Dialogue
This new component to the 2023 Alumni Leadership Symposium includes small group networking. This two-hour event will include four 20-minute networking rotations with breaks in between.

6:00 pm PT

Dine-Arounds (Registration is closed.)

8:00 pm – 2:00 am PT

After Hours Party co-sponsored by Amazon and K&L Gates
Kumo Building (1915 Terry Ave, Seattle, WA 98101)
(RSVP required, register here)

Saturday, June 10, 2023

8:30 – 9:30 am PT


9:30 am – 10:30 am PT

Innovative Alumni Initiatives: From Idea to Reality
Welcome from Richik Sarkar, Chair-Elect. Panelists include Sushant Mohan, Member of the Pathways to Equity Program; Christophe Mosby, Co-Chair of the Sustainable Partnership Program; and Randy Lehner, Chair of the GC Mentoring Program.


Please direct registration and hotel questions to LCLD Events Manager Kelsey Thompson. For sponsorship inquiries, please contact LCLD Program Specialist Tanner Watts. If you have any questions about the Alumni Leadership Symposium, please contact Alyssa Yuen, Alumni Program Manager.