The Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD), announced that Burns White attorney, Daniel W. Inadomi, has been selected as a 2021 Fellow and attorney Frantz J. Duncan has been selected for inclusion in the Pathfinder Program. Mr. Inadomi and Mr. Duncan will join a select group of young attorneys carefully chosen to participate in both landmark, year-long programs created by the LCLD to identify, train, and advance the next generation of leaders in the legal profession. Burns White is honored to have had six attorneys in as many years chosen to participate in LCLD programs.
“I am excited and honored to have been selected to represent Burns White in this year’s LCLD Fellows Program,” said Daniel Inadomi. “From the moment I joined the firm, it has been clear to me that Burns White is committed to building a diverse and inclusive working environment across all levels of the firm. I am looking forward to improving my leadership skills and expanding my professional network through the Fellows Program with the ultimate goal of helping the firm make tangible progress towards its diversity and inclusion goals.”
Mr. Inadomi is a Member in the Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania office, focusing his legal practice on commercial litigation, insurance coverage and extracontractual litigation, and financial institution litigation. Mr. Inadomi counsels and defended clients in civil litigation/insurance disputes and employment-related matters. He also has experience defending insured companies and self-insured entities in premises liability and workers’ compensation cases.
“I am honored and incredibly excited to be selected as a 2021 LCLD Pathfinder,” said Frantz Duncan. “I look forward to meeting and working with my fellow Pathfinder’s, new and past, to continue the mission of increasing diversity within the legal profession. Most importantly, I am grateful for the commitment to diversity, inclusion, and empowerment provided by the Burns White family.”
Mr. Duncan is a Healthcare and Long-Term Care Associate in the Cherry Hill, New Jersey office. His practice consists of a wide range of complex civil litigation matters, including the defense of healthcare professionals and institutions in medical malpractice, professional liability, and general liability claims.
“We are pleased that Daniel and Frantz have been selected among their peers to participate in the Fellows and Pathfinder LCLD programs,” said Mary-Jo Rebelo, Chief Executive Officer at Burns White. “Their unique insights and experiences will help to promote diversity and inclusion in the legal community.”
The LCLD Fellows Program offers Fellows the opportunity to participate in a multi-tiered professional development series and the ability to network with and learn from top leaders in the legal field. The LCLD Pathfinder Program offers Pathfinders the opportunity to develop and leverage their networks, gain leadership skills and shape their career development strategies. The goal of the year-long, professional development programs is to produce a generation of attorneys with strong leadership and relationship skills who are committed to fostering diversity within their institutions and the legal profession at large.
About Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD)
Founded in 2009, LCLD is a growing organization of more than 320 corporate chief legal officers and law firm managing partners who are personally committed to creating a more diverse and inclusive legal profession. For more information, visit www.lcldnet.org.