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Fish & Richardson Principal Megan Chacon Selected for Leadership Council on Legal Diversity’s 2019 Fellows Program

March 13, 2019

Fish & Richardson Principal Megan Chacon Selected for Leadership Council on Legal Diversity’s 2019 Fellows Program

March 13, 2019

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Fish has selected principal Megan Chacon to join the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity’s 2019 Fellows Program, a landmark program that identifies, trains and advances the next generation of legal industry leaders.

“Through our roster of Fish alumni we’ve seen firsthand the doors the LCLD’s programs can open,” said Fish principal Ahmed Davis, national chair of the firm’s Diversity Initiative. “We are excited to see Megan join this talented class of attorneys in this well-earned opportunity to develop her leadership skills and further diversity initiatives at Fish and the industry at large.”

The year-long Fellows Program provides its participants, who are committed to fostering diversity at their institutions and in the profession, with relationship-building opportunities, in-person training, peer-group projects and extensive contact with LCLD’s top leadership and the industry’s top teachers. Each class of Fellows also serves as mentors to those who follow.

Based in Fish’s Southern California office and a member of the firm’s Intellectual Property Litigation Group, Chacon recently was named a principal of the firm. Focusing her practice on complex patent litigation across a range of technologies, Chacon has extensive experience in the life sciences and pharmaceutical industries. She earned her J.D. from Boston University School of Law in 2011 and her B.S. in chemical engineering from the University of Utah in 2008.

LCLD is a national organization of more than 300 legal officers and managing partners from the country’s leading law firms and corporations who are committed to creating a truly diverse legal profession. One of the LCLD’s most important initiatives, the Fellows Program has trained more than 1,600 mid-career attorneys since 2011. Visit lcldnet.org for more information.