Witt Chang, counsel in the Los Angeles Commercial Litigation Group, has been selected to serve on the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity’s (LCLD) 2020–2021 Executive Council as Vice Chair of Programs. In that role, Witt will assist in developing and promoting LCLD events and programs that focus on career development, leadership training, and relationship incubation among LCLD alumni, members, and other LCLD program participants, including Fellows, Pathfinders, and 1L Scholars.
Witt’s involvement in LCLD began in 2016, when he was one of two associates selected to participate as Venable’s representatives in the Pathfinder Program. Since then, he has maintained an active role in LCLD leadership. He previously served as a co-chair of the planning committee charged with organizing the 2018 Pathfinder alumni conference in Los Angeles, and was also selected to be part of the inaugural 2019 cohort of LCLD’s West Coast Sustainable Partnership Program, which is focused on fostering relationships between emerging law firm leaders and in-house attorney decision-makers from the same region. Witt is also involved as a mentor in LCLD’s Compass Conversation program and as a Pathfinder Program Facilitator.
LCLD is a growing organization of more than 320 corporate chief legal officers and law firm managing partners who are personally committed to creating a truly diverse legal profession. Venable has participated in LCLD since 2013 and is regularly recognized among its most active members.