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Posi Oshinowo and Elizabeth Lee Selected for Leadership Council on Legal Diversity’s 2022 Programs

March 2, 2022

Washington, DC – Wiley, a preeminent DC law firm, has selected of counsel Olaoluwaposi O. Oshinowo for the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity’s (LCLD) 2022 Fellows Program, and associate Elizabeth S. Lee for membership in the 2022 class of LCLD Pathfinders.

“Posi and Liz have shown a strong commitment to fostering a culture of belonging at Wiley, and we are delighted that they will represent the firm in this year’s LCLD Fellows and Pathfinder programs,” said Chief Diversity Officer Rashida MacMurray-Abdullah. “We are proud of our seven-year partnership with LCLD, and we share its commitment to creating a more diverse, equitable, and inclusive legal profession.”

Oshinowo, a member of Wiley’s Employment & Labor Practice, has extensive experience leading employment investigations, advising and counseling business leaders concerning employment matters, and representing companies and individuals in employment litigation and commercial litigation matters. As an LCLD Fellow, he will participate in a year-long, in-depth program that provides mentorship and career guidance for the legal industry’s next generation of leaders.

Lee, a member of the International Trade Practice, represents clients in a wide range of trade matters including customs law and antidumping and countervailing duty proceedings. She will participate in the seven-month LCLD Pathfinder Program, which trains high-performing, early-career attorneys on foundational leadership and relationship-building.

For the past two consecutive years, Wiley has received the Compass Award from LCLD, which consists of more than 400 corporate chief legal officers and law firm managing partners who are committed to building a truly diverse U.S. legal profession. For more information on Wiley’s diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives, and to read the firm’s 2021 DEI Report, please click here.

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