(Atlanta, GA / March 11, 2015) Baker Donelson is pleased to announce that Damany F. Ransom has been selected for the 2015 Fellows Program of the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD), a national organization made up of the legal profession's top general counsels and managing partners. Mr. Ransom joins a class of more than 200 attorneys from around the country who have been selected to the 2015 class of Fellows.
A shareholder in Baker Donelson's Atlanta office, Mr. Ransom is an accomplished litigator who advises and represents clients in various matters, including contract disputes, fraud, professional negligence, serious personal injury, product liability and other commercial litigation matters. Mr. Ransom has been recognized by Georgia Super Lawyers since 2010 as a "Rising Star" in the area of business litigation and was named one of Georgia Trend's "Legal Elite" in 2012 and in 2014. A 2001 graduate of the University of Michigan Law School, Mr. Ransom received his bachelor of arts degree in finance from Morehouse College in 1998. He is a member of the Defense Research Institute, the Georgia Bar Association, and the American Bar Association. In 2012, Mr. Ransom was selected to the ABA's Leadership Fellows Program and holds leadership roles in the ABA’s Section of Litigation.
Founded in 2009, LCLD is a growing organization of more than 220 corporate chief legal officers and law firm managing partners who are personally committed to creating a truly diverse legal profession. 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 www.lcldnet.org.