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McGlinchey’s Camille Bryant Named to LCLD Executive CouncilRead Time: 2 mins
McGlinchey Stafford is pleased to announce that Member Camille Bryant has been named Vice Chair of Outreach for the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD). As such, Camille joins the LCLD’s Executive Council for the 2023-2024 term.
“The LCLD is an important organization within the legal field, and I’ve seen the impact its programs make first-hand,” Camille said. “It is my honor to work alongside colleagues from around the country whom I respect so much to drive the organization and its initiatives forward.”
Camille practices in McGlinchey’s Labor and Employment practice group in New Orleans. She guides employers through a wide range of employment law issues, whether through litigation or advice and counsel. Camille has experience representing employers in both single-plaintiff and class action litigation. She is a go-to lawyer and thought leader on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) issues, and is also a trusted advisor to employers as they develop Environmental Social Governance (ESG) initiatives.
“Camille is a true leader both within and outside of the firm, and we are very pleased for her to have a role in shaping the LCLD’s outreach programming,” said Eliska Plunkett, McGlinchey’s Director of Human Resources and Chief Diversity Officer. “The legal community will certainly benefit from her involvement at this level.”
A leader inside McGlinchey, Camille chairs the firm’s African American Affinity Group, co-chairs the New Orleans Summer Associate Recruiting Committee, and is active in many other committees. She was also McGlinchey’s selected representative to participate in the Leadership Council for Legal Diversity (LCLD)’s prestigious Pathfinder (2019) and Fellows (2021) programs which offer personal and professional development and leadership training.
Nationally, Camille has been recognized on the National Association of Women Lawyers’ 2022 Rising List and was named 2019 Outstanding Young Lawyer by the National Bar Association’s Women Lawyers Division. Locally, she was one of New Orleans CityBusiness’s 2022 “Leadership in Law” recipients and received the 2019 A.P. Tureaud Award from the Greater New Orleans Louis A. Martinet Society.
Camille was appointed by the Louisiana legislature to the Louisiana Board of Ethics, a 14-member body which regulates all government employees. Camille currently serves as Past-President of the Greater New Orleans Chapter of the Louis A. Martinet Legal Society, Inc. and Martinet Legal Foundation, is a Past President of the New Orleans Association for Women Attorneys, and is Past Chair of the New Orleans Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Committee’s Public Service Committee. Within the New Orleans Chapter of the Federal Bar Association, Camille serves on the Young Lawyers Division Board of Directors.
Locally, she serves on the Board of Directors for Southeast Louisiana Legal Services (SLLS), and she currently Co-Chairs the Membership Development Committee of the Junior League of New Orleans. Camille is also a past Board Member of Kids ReThink New Orleans Schools.