NASHVILLE, TN -- (Marketwire) -- 03/26/13 -- The Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD) has named Heather Hubbard -- partner at Waller, Nashville's oldest and largest law firm -- to the 2013 Fellows Program. Hubbard will participate alongside the legal profession's top general counsels and managing partners in a landmark program created by the LCLD to identify, train, and advance the next generation of leaders in the legal profession.
"This is a singular honor for Heather, but it also reflects the many backgrounds of a diverse group of attorneys at our firm," said John Tishler, chairman of Waller. "We are proud to have Heather as a partner at Waller, as she joins a select group of experienced attorneys who are leading the way for diversity in the legal profession."
At Waller, Hubbard's practice focuses on intellectual property litigation, including patents, trademarks and copyrights, and e-discovery and data management. She represents a wide range of clients across industries such as media, entertainment, manufacturing and information technology.
Hubbard is a member of the Tennessee, Nashville and American Bar Associations. She is a member of the Media Law Resource Center's Entertainment Law Committee, the National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences, Tennessee Leadership Law, Nashville Young Leader's Council, and the Society of Leaders in Development among others. Hubbard was recently named by the Nashville Business Journal as a "40 under 40" honoree.
Hubbard earned her B.A., summa cum laude, from the University of Louisville. She earned her J.D. from Vanderbilt University.
Founded in 2009, the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity is a growing organization of more than 200 corporate chief legal officers and law firm managing partners dedicated to creating a truly diverse legal profession. Its goal is to help its Member organizations find, hire, retain, promote, and engage the best talent.
Waller is headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee with offices in Birmingham, Alabama and Austin, Texas. With approximately 200 attorneys, Waller helps clients navigate a diverse range of complex transactional, regulatory and litigation issues across myriad industries. Waller is Nashville's oldest and largest law firm. Founded in 1905, Waller has client relationships spanning decades because time and again, clients come for the lawyer and stay for the firm. For more information, please visit www.wallerlaw.com.
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