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** Below are the names of the Class of 2023 Fellows **

Shereefat Balogun
Office of the Commissioner of Financial Regulation (MD)

Cory Blumberg
Lockheed Martin Corporation

Henrique Canarim

Neena Chaudhry
National Women's Law Center

Kate Connelly
The Boeing Company

Amanda Dupree
ePlus inc.

Ali Emadi,
VMware, Inc.

George Galt
Yahoo Inc.

Audrey Heilprin

Andria Hill
The Cordish Real Estate Companies

Kristen Hollar
National Education Association

Robert Jefferson
Fannie Mae

Elizabeth Jones
Cambridge International Systems, Inc.

David Kalinski
Fannie Mae

Suzanna Kang
Consumer Technology Association

Paul Kehoe

David Kessler,
BAE Systems, Inc.

Paul D. Lall
U.S. International Trade Commission

Jack Lin
Otsuka America Pharmaceutical, Inc.

Amir T. Masoud

Soha Mody
Freddie Mac

Rome Perlman
National Student Clearinghouse

William Reynolds,
Freddie Mac

Alyssa Scruggs
KBR, Inc.

Clinton Smith

Brittany SmithShimer
The Pew Charitable Trusts

Eryn Starun
The Barack Obama Foundation

Wilson Sweitzer
Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, Inc. (FINRA)

Jennifer Thomas
Booz Allen Hamilton Inc.

Peter Trentman
Lockheed Martin Corporation

Daniel Weir
Administrative Office of the United States Courts

The Leadership Academy Class of 2020 is highly diverse in terms of industry type, non-profit and for profit representation, size of legal departments and Fellow experience level. Academy Fellows work in a broad array of industries, including: Consulting Firms; Financial Services/Mortgages Companies; Government Contractors; Healthcare/Pharma Companies; Hotel and Hospitality Companies; Investment (REIT, Private Equity) Companies; Charitable or Advocacy Organizations; Technology and Telecomm/Media Companies; Trade Associations; and Utilities.

Twenty-three percent of the Fellows work for non-profit organizations. Thirteen of the Fellows work in legal departments of 10 or fewer lawyers, six work in legal departments ranging from 11 to 50 in size, and 11 work in departments of 51-plus lawyers.

The class is also diverse in terms of experience levels: 12 Fellows have practiced in-house for no more than seven years, with 15 or fewer years total practice experience; another 12 have 8-15 years of in-house experience and up to 20 years of total practice experience; and five Fellows have more than 16 years of in-house experience and more than 21 years of total practice experience.

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