Akhila Rao Selected by Leadership Council on Legal Diversity to the 2024 Pathfinder Program

February 21, 2024 – Press Release
Herrick, Feinstein LLP

Herrick is excited to announce that tax associate Akhila Rao was selected by the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD) to join its 2024 Pathfinder class. The program, launched in 2015, is designed for diverse, high-potential, early-career attorneys to develop leadership skills, build professional relationships and networks and form a successful career development strategy. 

"Akhila's selection as a Pathfinder reflects both her current talents and her potential as a leader," said Louis Tuchman, Chair of Herrick's Tax Department. "Akhila joins her esteemed colleagues here at Herrick and elsewhere in the profession in her selection to this prestigious group. Her participation also reflects Herrick's commitment to investing in and fostering a diverse and inclusive legal profession."

LCLD is an organization of more than 440 corporate chief legal officers and law firm managing partners who have pledged themselves, through their Leaders at the Front initiative and other means, to creating a truly diverse U.S. legal profession. Since its inception, 2,319 attorneys have completed the Pathfinder Program. 

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