TAMPA, FL – Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP is pleased to announce that Partner Mindi M. Richter has been selected to participate in the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD) Fellows program. Mindi was selected by the Shumaker Management Committee as part of the firm’s commitment to attracting, retaining, and promoting individuals of diverse backgrounds to ensure that our firm reflects the clients we represent and our values of inclusion. The Fellowship Progam is a highly structured training program that works with high-potential lawyers from diverse backgrounds and sets them on a path to leadership. Shumaker joined LCLD in 2019 and its Chairman of the Management Committee and Toledo Managing Partner, Tom Dillon, represented the firm at the 2019 LCLD Annual Meeting. LCLD, an organization of more than 300 corporate chief legal officers and law firm managing partners—the leadership of the profession—who have dedicated themselves to creating a truly diverse U.S. legal profession.
Mindi is Board Certified by the Florida Bar as an Intellectual Property Law Specialist. An experienced trial lawyer, Mindi litigates intellectual property cases of all types around the country, including claims such as trademark, patent, and copyright infringement, as well as trade secret misappropriation, unfair competition, and domain name disputes. Mindi also frequently handles trademark cases before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board of the United States Patent and Trademark Office.