Porter Hedges Announces 2023 Leadership Council on Legal Diversity Pathfinders

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Porter Hedges is pleased to announce that Emily Pendleton and Daisy Puente have been selected as members of the 2023 Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD) Pathfinder Program.

The LCLD Pathfinder Program was developed to identify, train, and advance the next generation of leaders in the legal profession. The seven-month professional program trains diverse, high-performing, early-career attorneys on foundational leadership and relationship-building.

Emily focuses her practice on complex construction litigation. She has experience representing clients in a broad range of construction matters, including lien and bond claims, project delay and disruption claims, change order disputes, issues of default, and construction defect claims. Emily also assists clients in analyzing risk in connection with construction transactions. She also serves on the Firm’s Recruiting Committee.

Daisy represents borrowers and lenders in a variety of commercial financings, including working capital facilities, syndicated credit facilities, letters of credit, acquisition financings, franchise financings, real estate and construction loans, asset-based loan transactions, and other types of secured and unsecured financings.  

For more information about Porter Hedges diversity initiatives, visit our Diversity and Inclusion page on the Firm’s website.

About Leadership Council on Legal Diversity
Founded in 2009, LCLD is a growing organization of more than 400 corporate chief legal officers and law firm managing partners who are personally committed to creating a more diverse and inclusive legal profession. LCLD’s action programs are designed to attract, inspire, and nurture the talent in society and within our organizations, thereby helping a new and more diverse generation of attorneys ascend to positions of leadership. By producing tangible results in member institutions, LCLD works to promote inclusiveness with the ultimate goal of building a more equitable and diverse legal profession. For more information about LCLD, click here.