Bass, Berry & Sims attorney Lisa Rivera was named a member of the 2019 class of Fellows for the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD). This landmark program was created by LCLD to identify, train, and advance the next generation of leaders in the legal profession. The year-long, in-depth program is devoted to relationship-building, in-person training, peer-group projects, and extensive contact with LCLD’s top leadership and the best teachers in the business.

Bass, Berry & Sims has long supported the LCLD organization and the Fellows Program. Several attorneys have previously completed the program in prior years, including:

2018 – Sehrish Siddiqui

2017 – Tatjana Paterno

2016 – Kinika Young (firm alumna)

2014 – David Esquivel

2013 – Kathryn Walker

2012 – Alonda McCutcheon (firm alumna)

2011 – Wendy Warren (firm alumna)

Founded in 2009, LCLD is a growing organization of more than 300 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, visit