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February 12, 2020

Nelson Mullins Names Amy Cheng, Daniela Ferro to Leadership Council on Legal Diversity Pathfinder Program

Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP has chosen Atlanta associate Amy Cheng and Miami associate Daniela Ferro as members of the 2020 class of Pathfinders. They will participate in the program designed by the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD) to train diverse, high-performing, early-career attorneys in critical career development strategies, including leadership and the building of professional networks.

Cheng focuses her practice in the areas of labor and employment, business litigation, and white collar defense and government investigations. She serves on various Boards, including the Atlanta Bar Association, the Georgia Lawyers for the Arts, and the Georgia Coalition Against Domestic Violence.

Ferro focuses her practice in the areas of civil and complex commercial litigation. She has litigated a variety of cases in federal and state court, including matters related to the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, breach of contract, and breach of noncompete agreements. She is a member of the Florida Bar.

According to LCLD President Robert J. Grey, Jr., the LCLD Pathfinder Program offers participants intensive in-person training, online experiential learning, and opportunities to network with peers and esteemed LCLD Fellows and alumni in small group gatherings.

“We believe it’s a program that can help catapult a person’s career forward,” Grey said.

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 truly diverse legal profession. The LCLD Pathfinder Program has trained nearly 700 early-career attorneys since 2015, catering to junior lawyers in law firms and corporate legal departments who have demonstrated potential to become future leaders in the legal profession. For information, visit www.lcldnet.org.

Established in 1897, Nelson Mullins has more than 800 attorneys and government relations professionals with 25 offices in 11 states and Washington, D.C. For more information on the firm, go to www.nelsonmullins.com.

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