Porter Hedges Names 2021 Leadership Council on Legal Diversity Fellow and Pathfinders

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Porter Hedges is pleased to announce its selections for the 2021 Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD) Fellows and Pathfinders Programs. Partner Rikiya Thomas has been selected as a Fellow and Associates Sergio Gonzalez and Megan Luh have been selected as Pathfinders.

Both programs were developed to identify, train, and advance the next generation of leaders in the legal profession. The Fellows Program focuses on mid-career attorneys and the Pathfinders Program is designed for early-career attorneys.

“We are excited to once again participate in the LCLD Fellows and Pathfinders programs. Our partnership with LCLD builds on our commitment to develop and support our diverse attorneys for leadership roles within the firm and in our community,” said Managing Partner Rob Reedy.

Rikiya represents public and private companies in a wide range of corporate matters, including: mergers and acquisitions, dispositions, joint ventures, SEC compliance, corporate governance, public and private securities offerings, and private equity investments. She is also an active member of the firm’s Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Belonging Committee.

Sergio represents companies and financial institutions in a variety of commercial financings, including working capital facilities, syndicated credit facilities, acquisition financings, franchise financings, real estate and construction loans, asset-based loans, and other types of secured and unsecured financings.

Megan assists clients with a wide range of business and commercial litigation matters, with a focus on intellectual property disputes. She also serves on the firm’s Recruiting Committee and Women’s Initiative Steering Committee.

For more information about Porter Hedges diversity initiatives, visit: https://www.porterhedges.com/about-diversity.

About Leadership Council on Legal Diversity
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. For more information about LCLD, visit: https://www.lcldnet.org/.