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Troutman Sanders Lawyer Selected for 2017 Leadership Council on Legal Diversity Fellows Program


ATLANTA – Feb. 9, 2017 - Troutman Sanders Of Counsel, Nicole Edmonds, was selected by the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD) to be a Fellow in 2017.

Nicole is a lawyer in the firm’s Washington, D.C. office. She is a member of the Corporate practice group with a primary focus on the representation of public companies in connection with corporate governance, Sarbanes-Oxley and Dodd-Frank compliance, annual and special meetings of shareholders, securities exchange listings and compliance, beneficial ownership reporting, securities regulations and securities offerings. Nicole advises public companies with respect to compliance with federal securities laws, drafting public disclosure documents and drafting and negotiating public offering documents.

Nicole follows the firm’s 2016 Fellow, Keith Barnett, in this landmark program created to identify, train, and advance the next generation of leaders in the legal profession. Keith is a partner in the litigation practice at the firm.

According to LCLD President Robert J. Grey, Jr., the LCLD Fellows Program offers participants “an extraordinarily rich year of relationship-building, in-person training, peer-group projects, and extensive contact with LCLD’s top leadership.”

Founded in 2009, LCLD is a growing organization of more than 240 corporate chief legal officers and law firm managing partners who are personally committed to creating a truly diverse legal profession. The LCLD Fellows program, which has trained more than 800 mid-career attorneys since 2011, is one of LCLD’s most important initiatives.

About Troutman Sanders:
Troutman Sanders LLP is an international law firm with more than 650 lawyers in 16 offices located throughout North America and Asia. Founded in 1897, the firm’s lawyers provide counsel and advice in practically every aspect of civil and commercial law related to the firm’s core practice areas: Corporate, Energy and Industry Regulation, Finance, Litigation and Real Estate. Firm clients range from multinational corporations to individual entrepreneurs, federal and state agencies to foreign governments, and non-profit organizations to businesses representing virtually every sector and industry. See for more information.