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February 24, 2022

King & Spalding Lawyers Named to Leadership Council on Legal Diversity Fellowship, Pathfinder Programs

ATLANTA, Feb. 24, 2022--King & Spalding has selected partner TaCara Harris for membership in the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity’s 2022 Fellows program, and associates Christian Craft-Ellison and Mark Villapando to participate in the organization’s 2022 Pathfinders program.

Launched in 2011, the LCLD Fellows program is an intensive, yearlong professional development program designed to give mid-career diverse lawyers access to professional and personal development opportunities, leadership training, and relationship-building opportunities. The Pathfinders program helps early-career lawyers build professional networks, leadership skills, and career development strategies.

Harris is a partner in the firm’s Trial and Global Disputes practice representing clients in the pharmaceutical, medical device, and consumer products industries in nationwide product liability, mass tort, and personal injury litigation. 

Craft-Ellison is an associate in the in the firm’s Corporate, Finance and Investments practice and a member of the Investment Funds and Real Estate teams.

Villapando is an associate on the firm’s Special Matters and Government Investigations and Government Contracts teams representing a broad range of government contractors on investigations and transactional matters.

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