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Mar
15
2019

Hayleigh Crawford Named Leadership Council on Legal Diversity Fellow

Osborn Maledon has selected Hayleigh Crawford, an appellate litigation attorney, as its 2019 Fellow to the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD).  The LCLD Fellowship is a landmark program dedicated to identifying, training, and advancing the next generation of leaders in the legal profession.

Ms. Crawford, whose practice focuses on appeals and complex civil litigation, is a former Ninth Circuit clerk who has been recognized by Southwest Super Lawyers as a “Rising Star” in civil litigation (2018-2019).  She serves on the Executive Council of the State Bar’s Appellate Practice Section and is a member of the Board of the Federal Bar Association’s Phoenix Chapter and the Florence Immigrant and Refugee Rights Project.

Founded in 2009, LCLD is an organization of more than 300 corporate chief legal officers and law firm managing partners who are personally committed to creating a diverse legal profession. The LCLD Fellows Program, which has trained more than 1,600 mid-career attorneys since 2011, is one of LCLD’s most important initiatives.  More information is at www.lcldnet.org.

Ms. Crawford is the 7th Fellow from Osborn Maledon to participate in the program. 

Scott Rodgers, managing partner, said the firm participates because “we believe strongly in creating an environment at Osborn Maledon that fosters and inspires attorneys who reflect the diverse communities and clients who we serve.”