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PDC Announces 2018/2019 Board of Directors

August 9, 2018 (McLean, VA) The Professional Development Consortium (PDC) is pleased to announce its 2018/2019 Board of Directors. The 2018/2019 PDC Board, which officially took office on July 20, was formally presented during the PDC Summer Conference during the Membership Meeting. Don Smith, Director of Professional Development at Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP, will serve his second year as the PDC Chair. 

The PDC Board is pleased to welcome our two newest board members Shuhana Khan, Associate Director of Talent Development at Jenner & Block LLP and Deepa Selvam, Senior Manager of Professional Development at Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP. With the addition of these two board members, the PDC Board would like to thank Liz Tingey, Director of Talent Development at Seyfarth Shaw LLP and Maggie Suender, Chief Talent Officer at Pepper Hamilton LLP who completed their board terms in July 2018. Liz served four terms on the board, joining in 2010 and Suender joined the board in 2016.

“We are grateful for Liz Tingey’s and Maggie Suender’s contributions to the PDC Board of Directors. Their leadership and stewardship were critical to our strategic growth and both made significant contributions to position us for continued success. While we will miss Liz and Maggie on the Board, we are also excited to welcome Shuhana Khan and Deepa Selvam. As we look to implement new ideas and initiatives, Shuhana and Deepa will bring additional enthusiasm and fresh perspectives to support PDC’s work to provide leadership and direction to the legal professional development community.” said Don Smith. 

The complete list of 2018/2019 Board members are as follows: 

  • Debbie Atlas, Director, Career Services Office; Adjunct Faculty, Indiana University Maurer School of Law
  • Lori Broderick, Senior Professional Development Manager, Eversheds Sutherland (US) LLP
  • Amy Hancock, Director of Attorney Professional Development, Employment & Events, Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP (Immediate Past-Chair)
  • Milana Hogan, Chief Legal Recruiting & Professional Development Officer, Sullivan & Cromwell LLP (Vice-Chair)
  • Shuhana Khan, Associate Director of Talent Development, Jenner & Block LLP
  • Jeanne Picht, Professional Development Manager, Thompson Hine LLP
  • Deepa Selvam, Senior Manager of Professional Development, Morgan Lewis & Bockius
  • Johnna Story, Professional Development Manager, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner LLP
  • Erin Walczewski, Manager of Professional Development, Cooley LLP
  • Jane Williamson, Director of Strategic Attorney Planning, Ropes & Gray LLP (Treasurer)

For more information about PDC, please contact Kathy Bradley, PDC Managing Director, at or 703-506-2027.