International law firm Dorsey & Whitney LLP announced today that JoLynn Markison, a Partner in the Firm’s Minneapolis office has been selected as a Fellow for the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD) 2018 Fellows Program a national organization comprised of general counsels at leading businesses and other organizations as well as managing partners of major law firms.

The LCLD Fellows Program is designed to connect high-potential attorneys with General Counsel and Managing Partners from preeminent organizations for a year-long, multi-tiered professional development series. The Fellows Program offers a unique value to leadership-oriented, mid-career attorneys because of the exclusive opportunities to network with and learn from the top leaders in the legal field, during the Program and into the future.

“We are honored that JoLynn has been selected a 2018 LCLD Fellow,” noted Ken Cutler, Managing Partner of Dorsey & Whitney. “She is a remarkably talented lawyer, and this will be a wonderful opportunity for her to build relationships and sharpen stewardship and leadership skills.”

Formed in 2009, the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD) is made up of the general counsels of the nation’s preeminent corporations and of the managing partners of the nation’s leading law firms. The LCLD Fellows program, which has trained more than 600 mid-career attorneys since 2011, is one of LCLD’s most important initiatives. For information, visit