Porter Hedges Announces 2024 Leadership Council on Legal Diversity Pathfinder

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Porter Hedges is pleased to announce that Kenesha Starling has been selected as a member of the 2024 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 high-performing, early-career attorneys from underrepresented groups on foundational leadership and relationship-building.

Kenesha is an Associate in the litigation practice group where she handles a broad range of commercial, bankruptcy, and employment litigation matters and disputes. Kenesha is active in diversity and inclusion initiatives in the firm and community, and partnered with the South Texas College of Law Houston to establish the Kenesha L. Starling Scholarship for Minority and Second Career Students. Prior to joining the firm, she clerked for The Honorable Judge Charles R. Eskridge III of the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas.

For more information about Porter Hedges 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.