February 8, 2019
Kelley Drye’s Randall D. Lehner
, partner in the firm’s Litigation and White Collar, Investigations and Compliance practices, has been named a Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD) Fellow. As a member of the 2019 class of LCLD Fellows, Randy will be participating in a landmark program created by LCLD to identify, train and advance the next generation of leaders in the legal profession.
“It’s an honor to join this select group of experienced attorneys from diverse backgrounds, and to be recognized by Kelley Drye for my potential to lead,” Randy said. “I look forward to enhancing my professional skills and building relationships with peers who are also devoted to creating a more diverse and inclusive legal profession.”
Randy’s practice includes guiding his financial services and other highly regulated clients through the process of identifying, prosecuting, or defending claims of misrepresentation, mismanagement and/or fraud. He conducts internal investigations that determine responsible parties and the scope of potential liability, as well as devises solutions that best meet each client’s business goals, including negotiated settlement, alternative dispute resolution and litigation options. In addition to regulatory investigations, government enforcement actions and commercial litigation, Randy is also involved in prevention-oriented advice designed to mitigate issues and problems in the future.
Randy is a member of The Alumni Society, a Latino executive membership group from leading universities, and is involved with several charitable and educational organization. He also volunteers with the Constitutional Rights Foundation of Chicago to teach second graders about the legal system, rights and the Constitution as part of the “Lawyers in the Classroom Program.” Randy received his J.D. from Duke University School of Law and his B.A. from the University of Michigan.
Founded in 2009, LCLD is a growing organization of more than 265 corporate general counsel and law firm managing partners who are personally committed to creating a more diverse and inclusive legal profession. The LCLD Fellows program, which has trained more than 1,000 mid-career attorneys since 2011, is one of LCLD’s most important initiatives.