On February 15, 2018, Kelley Drye hosted Fordham Law School's Alumni Attorneys of Color (AAC) affinity group as it kicked off its "in house subcommittee" meeting at the New York office. Designed to connect Fordham's in-house attorneys of color, the meeting featured a presentation by Katherine Frink-Hamlet of Frink-Hamlet Legal Solutions, a WBEMC certified placement firm for legal and compliance professionals. The event was hosted by Kelley Drye partner Damon Suden
, a Fordham Law graduate. The guest list included former Kelley Drye associates Nafees Nuruddin (Estee Lauder) and Stephanie (Kim) Blattmachr (New York State Joint Commission on Public Ethics).