Vernessa Pollard Named 2012 Leadership Council on Legal Diversity Fellow
Arnold & Porter LLP’s Vernessa Pollard has been named a 2012 Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD) Fellow. The LCLD is a national organization composed of “the general counsels of the nation’s preeminent corporations and of the managing partners of the nation’s leading law firms.” Pollard, a partner in the firm’s FDA and Healthcare practice group, is part of a class of 134 attorneys nationwide. LCLD Chair Rick Palmore stated that the Fellows “represent some of the most outstanding talent in the legal profession.” The program provides members with professional development and networking opportunities. Fellows were selected by the managing partners and the general counsel of their law firms and corporate legal departments.