Press Releases | 02/10/2015

Brooks Kushman Appoints Shareholder Chanille Carswell as 2015 Leadership Council on Legal Diversity Fellow

Team Contact: Chanille Carswell

  • commercial-litigation

SOUTHFIELD, Mich. – Brooks Kushman Shareholder Chanille Carswell has been selected to represent Brooks Kushman as a member of the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity’s (LCLD) 2015 class of Fellows. This landmark program identifies, trains and focuses on the development of the industry’s next generation of professional leaders. 

The LCLD Fellows Program offers participants virtual and in-person training, peer-group projects and networking opportunities with LCLD’s top leadership and industry professionals alike.

“This is an honor for Chanille and for Brooks Kushman,” said President Mark Cantor. “Not only will she be joining a select group of experienced attorneys from diverse backgrounds, but this experience will help bring a wealth of knowledge to Brooks Kushman that can help us continue to reach our firm’s diversity goals.” 

Carswell’s practice at Brooks Kushman focuses on trademark, trade dress, copyright and patent litigation and unfair competition. She services clients in a wide range of industries such as automotive, banking, construction machinery, consumer products, e-commerce and insurance.

About Brooks Kushman P.C.
Brooks Kushman is a leading intellectual property (IP) and technology law firm with offices across the nation, and represents clients nationally and internationally with respect to protection, enforcement and monetization of IP, including patents, trademarks, copyrights and trade secrets. The firm has more than 90 intellectual property professionals specializing in various technical disciplines, and has a reputation for providing leading IP counseling with a focus on the business objectives of their clients. 

Brooks Kushman counts a number of Fortune 100 companies across a variety of industries among its clients. The firm is also recognized by leading legal publications and rankings, including Corporate Counsel magazine, U.S. News & World Report, Law360, Intellectual Asset Management, Managing Intellectual Property, and Intellectual Property Today. For more information, please visit

About Leadership Council on Legal Diversity
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

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