February 25, 2013 // Franchising.com // SAN ANTONIO – Haynes and Boone, LLP Litigation Partner Emma Cano has been chosen as a member of the 2013-2014 Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD) Fellows Program.
Cano is one of 145 lawyers around the country to be selected as a 2013 LCLD Fellow. The LCLD Fellows Program is a year-long leadership training course designed to elevate the career trajectories of high-potential lawyers from LCLD member organizations.
“Emma has proven to be a leader not only at the firm but also in the community,” said Terry Conner, Haynes and Boone managing partner. “She is a marvelous asset to our firm and the legal profession, so she makes an ideal LCLD fellow.”
The program is designed to connect fellows with general counsels and managing partners from preeminent organizations for a year-long professional development program that focuses on relationship-building and leadership skills. Employing a wide range of training methods, the unique value of the program is that it offers fellows an opportunity to network and learn from top leaders in the legal field.
Programs include in-person training on the topics of relationship building, team development and personal leadership, as well as a personal journey series, corporate visits and individual coaching.
“To be chosen as a LCLD fellow is exciting,” said Cano. “The program offers a unique hands-on opportunity to learn from industry leaders and I am looking forward to honing my leadership skills through their interactive workshops and guidance.”
LCLD Fellows are leaders that have distinguished themselves within their corporation or law firm and have a career history that reflects strong performance and leadership skills.
At Haynes and Boone, Cano focuses on complex commercial litigation with experience litigating matters in both federal and state courts. Her cases cover a range of commercial issues, including fraud, partnership disputes, franchise-related controversies, contract and construction disputes, bond claims, insurance coverage disputes and other litigation matters.
Cano has developed a successful practice defending catastrophic injury and fatality claims in a variety of industries and has represented businesses in numerous tort matters. She also counsels clients on dealing with and responding to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s involvement in their business operations.