PHILADELPHIA, November 18, 2022 – Leigh Ann Benson has been announced as chair of The Legal Intelligencer’s Young Lawyer Editorial Board. The Young Lawyer Editorial Board comprises 21 attorneys from across Pennsylvania who are eager to stake out positions and shine a light on the most consequential issues facing young lawyers today. Leigh Ann previously served on the board before becoming chair.
As the firm’s director of career development, Leigh Ann is responsible for firm-wide attorney training and professional development initiatives, including associate mentoring, associate orientation and integration, continuing legal education programming, and alumni engagement. In 2018, Leigh Ann co-founded the Large Firm Associate Committee, which is a subcommittee of the Large Firm Management Committee of the Philadelphia Bar Association. The Large Firm Associate Committee’s goal is to unite the larger Philadelphia law firms through their associates and provide a forum for Philadelphia’s large firm associates to collaborate, share, and grow together while supporting colleagues in their peer firms, the Philadelphia Bar Association, and the legal community as a whole. Leigh Ann served as the committee’s co-chair from inception through 2020.
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