PITTSBURGH – Reed Smith today announced that Amber Finch, a Los Angeles-based partner in the Insurance Recovery Group, has been selected as the firm’s Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD) Fellow for 2019. Additionally, Alice Kyureghian, an associate also in the Insurance Recovery Group in Los Angeles and Brandon White, an associate in the Business & Commercial Disputes Group based in Miami, have been selected as the firm’s 2019 LCLD Pathfinders.

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“If we are to truly become a diverse and inclusive industry, providing mentorship and sponsorship opportunities for experienced and emerging diverse lawyers is critical. This is why the mission of the LCLD Fellowship and Pathfinders Program is so important,” said John Iino, Reed Smith’s Chief Diversity Officer. “We are very proud that Amber, Alice, and Brandon will represent the firm and our longstanding commitment to diversity and mentoring.”

The LCLD Fellowship Program is an intensive, yearlong professional development program that mentors the legal industry’s diversity leaders of tomorrow. Designed for lawyers with eight-to-15 years of experience, the LCLD Fellows Program connects high-potential attorneys with leading general counsel and managing partners.

The LCLD Pathfinders Program, now in its fourth year, is tailored for lawyers with three-to-five years of experience. The program provides practical tools for developing and leveraging professional networks, leadership skills, and career development strategies.