(Houston, TX / March 10, 2016) Baker Donelson is pleased to announce that Eddy De Los Santos has been selected for the 2016 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. De Los Santos joins a class of more than 200 attorneys from around the country who have been selected to the 2016 class of Fellows.
A shareholder in Baker Donelson's Houston office, Mr. De Los Santos practices a wide variety of litigation, including commercial litigation, business litigation, toxic tort, product liability, insurance, personal injury, transportation, real estate, commercial collections and construction law, representing a variety of business interests. Mr. De Los Santos has been recognized by H Texas Magazine as a "Houston Top Lawyer" and was named to the Houston Business Journal's "40 Under 40" list in 2013. He has been recognized with Baker Donelson's Houston Pro Bono Award (2012 and 2014) and the Houston Public Service Award (2013 and 2015) for his work with Child Advocates, Inc. (CAI), where he has served as a board member since 2008 and as legal counsel since 2011. Bank of America also recognized Mr. De Los Santos for his work with CAI with the Neighborhood Excellence Initiative Local Hero Award in 2009.
Founded in 2009, LCLD is a growing organization of more than 240 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 800 mid-career attorneys since 2011, is one of LCLD’s most important initiatives. For information, visit www.lcldnet.org.