Insights: News Releases Kilpatrick Townsend's Gunjan Talati Named 2020 Leadership Council on Legal Diversity Fellow

ATLANTA (April 20)Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton announced today that Gunjan Talati, a partner in the firm’s Atlanta office, has been selected to be a member of the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity’s (LCLD) 2020 Class of Fellows. Launched in 2011, this landmark program trains and cultivates the next generation of leaders in the legal profession while allowing them to build relationships with each other. Mr. Talati is the ninth fellow from the firm since the program’s inception. 

During his Fellowship, Mr. Talati will participate in in-person conferences, will work on peer-group projects to foster collaboration and build relationships, and will be in extensive contact with LCLD’s top leadership, including the managing partners and general counsel who host the Fellows for learning experiences and leadership lunches. 

The goal of the program is to produce a generation of attorneys with strong leadership and relationship skills who are committed to fostering diversity within their individual institutions and the profession at large. Each class of Fellows also serves as mentors to those who follow.

“Diversity is a top priority at Kilpatrick Townsend, and we are proud to support Gunjan as an LCLD Fellow,” said Yendelela Holston, Kilpatrick Townsend Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer. “Gunjan has demonstrated leadership as a co-chair of KT Apex, our resource group for Asian and Middle-Eastern attorneys.  LCLD will be an incredible opportunity for him to expand upon this work and relational leadership.  We are excited to have Gunjan represent the firm with such a highly accomplished group of group of attorneys.”

Mr. Talati is an experienced government contracts practitioner who regularly represents contractors in a variety of sectors, including aerospace and defense, health care, and technology. His practice is a mix of regulatory compliance, transactional, and litigation matters. Mr. Talati is a graduate of the Georgia Institute of Technology and earned his law degree at Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law. He was recognized in 2019 and the five years immediately preceding as a Washington D.C. “Rising Star” in the area of Government Contracts by Super Lawyers magazine. 


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