Alston & Bird is pleased to announce that the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD) has named Jordan Webber Edwards, senior associate in the firm’s Litigation & Trial Practice Group and Courtney Quirós, senior associate in the Securities Litigation Group, as members of the 2022 class of Pathfinders
The Pathfinder Program trains high-performing, early-career attorneys in critical professional development strategies. It includes intensive training, experiential learning, and opportunities to network with peers and esteemed LCLD Fellows in small group gatherings. It provides tools for developing and leveraging internal professional networks, foundational leadership skills, and an increased understanding of career development strategies.
Based in Alston & Bird’s Atlanta office, Edwards represents clients involved in health care litigation, government investigations, class actions, and other complex litigation matters. Her clients include a leading health insurer, one of the nation’s largest pharmacy benefit managers, a name-brand chemical manufacturer, and a prominent university.
Quirós, also working from the firm’s Atlanta office, focuses her practice on complex securities and commercial litigation. She represents clients across industries including food and beverage distribution and manufacturing, and has published insights on shareholder issues and federal regulations in numerous outlets.
The Leadership Council on Legal Diversity is an organization of more than 400 corporate chief legal officers and law firm managing partners who are personally committed to creating a more diverse and inclusive legal profession. Alston & Bird has been a member of the LCLD since the organization’s founding in 2009. The LCLD Pathfinder Program is now in its seventh year.