Posted February 26th, 2020 in Top Stories
NJL Names Pablo Orozco as Leadership Council on Legal Diversity Fellow
Nilan Johnson Lewis has chosen shareholder Pablo Orozco to be a member of the 2020 class of Fellows, participating in a landmark program created by the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD) to identify, train, and advance the next generation of leaders in the legal profession.
“This is a singular honor for Pablo,” said Heidi Christianson, president of NJL. “He joins a select group of experienced attorneys from diverse backgrounds who have been recognized for their potential as leaders in their organizations.”
According to LCLD President Robert J. Grey, Jr., the LCLD Fellows Program offers participants “a year-long, in-depth program devoted to relationship-building, in-person training, peer-group projects, and extensive contact with LCLD’s top leadership and the best teachers in the business.”
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. The LCLD Fellows Program, which has trained more than a 1,600 mid-career attorneys since 2011, is one of LCLD’s most important initiatives.
About Pablo Orozco
Pablo has extensive experience litigating class and collective actions in federal and state courts across the country—particularly in California, where he started his career. He understands the intricacies and nuances of complex litigation and is adept at navigating through the processes and strategies involved in class and collective actions.
Pablo also has experience counseling technology startups and emerging business on how to develop a lean, flexible, and cost-effective workforce. He understands that young companies must devote their energy and resources to growth, and works with new employers to develop a long-term strategy that can lower costs, protect brand identity, and avoid litigation.
He is also passionate about providing resources to minority law students and disadvantaged youth, but especially Latino lawyers—as Pablo originally hails from Colombia, which is why he’s active in several organizations devoted to increasing diversity in the legal profession