Insights: News Releases Taylor Higgins Ludlam Named 2022 Leadership Council on Legal Diversity Fellow

RALEIGH (January 25) - Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton announced today that Patent Litigation Partner Taylor Higgins Ludlam was selected to be a member of the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity’s (LCLD) 2022 Class of Fellows

Launched in 2011, this landmark program is a year-long professional development program focused on leadership and relationship building. Participants have the opportunity to learn from respected leaders in the legal profession and also receive training and guidance from experts in executive leadership. Ms. Ludlam is the 11th Fellow from the firm since the program began.  

The 2022 Class of Fellows will participate in both virtual and in-person events. 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.

“We are committed to creating an inclusive culture where we do not just offer ‘seats at the table’ but instead where everyone feels that they are a part of ‘creating the table’,” said Yendelela Holston, Kilpatrick Townsend Partner and Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer. “The cultivation and development of a diverse group of firm leaders is integral to this commitment. We are delighted to support Taylor as our 11th LCLD Fellow.” 

Ms. Ludlam heads the Patent Litigation Team in Kilpatrick’s Raleigh, North Carolina office and is an experienced trial lawyer handling patent infringement and complex commercial litigation matters. Ms. Ludlam represents a wide range of clients in the telecommunications, gaming, mobile device and technology industries. She was recognized in the NC Lawyers Weekly's 2019 Women of Justice and was the 2018 recipient of the Women in Business Award from the Triangle Business Journal. She was selected as a North Carolina “Rising Star” in Business Litigation by Super Lawyers magazine in 2014. Ms. Ludlam is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and earned her law degree at the University of North Carolina School of Law. 


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