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Carlton Fields Attorneys Named to Leadership Council on Legal Diversity 2021 Fellows and Pathfinders Programs

Carlton Fields is pleased to announce that Miami Shareholder Daniel G. Enriquez was named a 2021 Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD) Fellow and Atlanta attorney Roben S. West was named a 2021 LCLD Pathfinder. The LCLD is a premier national organization that provides opportunities for women and minority in-house counsel to connect with women and minority law firm partners and senior associates through its Fellows and Pathfinder programs. 

“Our Fellows and Pathfinder programs provide unique learning experiences designed to empower a new generation of lawyers,” LCLD Chair Ellen Dwyer said. “These talented individuals have been singled out for leadership by their organizations, and represent a broad spectrum of backgrounds as diverse as the country they serve.”

Carlton Fields has been a member of LCLD since 2009, when the organization was founded. Carlton Fields President and CEO Gary L. Sasso has served on LCLD’s board of directors and co-chaired the Fellows Program. Carlton Fields’ past LCLD Fellows include Christopher O. Aird, Lori Baggett, Fentrice D. Driskell, Kristin A. Gore, M. Derek Harris, Jin Liu, Robert R. Simpson, Yolanda P. Strader, and Alana Zorrilla-Gaston. Enriquez and Strader are past Pathfinders, along with Gregory Boulos, Dana Chaaban, and Brian C. Porter. Boulos currently serves as LCLD Miami City Lead.

Enriquez is a litigator with a focus on the insurance and financial services industries. He serves as coverage and monitoring counsel in complex insurance coverage matters. This representation includes litigating claim disputes and analyzing coverage under professional liability, general liability, and directors and officers policies. In addition to his work in the insurance industry, Enriquez has represented diverse client bases ranging from large institutional lenders and telecommunications companies to media personalities and college football coaches. He earned his J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center and his B.S., cum laude, from the University of Florida.

West is a property and casualty insurance lawyer. Prior to joining Carlton Fields, West was a law clerk to the Honorable Charles R. Wilson of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit in Tampa. In this role, she researched a wide range of legal issues, including bankruptcy, employment, and multidistrict litigation, and drafted various memoranda, orders, and opinions. She earned her J.D., summa cum laude, from Texas Southern University Thurgood Marshall School of Law, and her B.A. from Louisiana State University.

About the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity: Founded in 2009, the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD) has grown to an organization of more than 320 members who serve as either general counsel of major corporations or managing partners of the nation's leading law firms. United by a spirit of activism and personal commitment, LCLD members participate widely in the programs they've created — leading by example, taking action, and challenging the legal profession to prepare future generations of diverse talent for the highest positions of leadership.


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