Elon Law alumnae selected for statewide leadership program

Elon Law alumnae Nikki Feliciano and Gwendolyn Lewis have been selected to participate in the North Carolina Bar Association’s Leadership Academy, a statewide leadership training program for young lawyers.

Elon Law alumnae Lenneka "Nikki" Feliciano L'11 and Gwendolyn Lewis L'13, selected for the North Carolina Bar Association's 2016 Leadership Academy

Feliciano and Lewis are among a select group of attorneys in the state chosen to participate in the Leadership Academy.

“Sixteen outstanding young lawyers have been selected for the North Carolina Bar Association Leadership Academy’s Class of 2016,” the North Carolina Bar Association said. “The mission of the Leadership Academy is to help young lawyers become more effective leaders in their communities, whether their communities be the legal profession, their firms, legal departments and any other organizations with which they are associated, or their local, state, national or even international communities, or any other environments where lawyers regularly have calls or opportunities for leadership.”

Feliciano is an attorney with Pinto Coates Kyre & Bowers in Greensboro, North Carolina where she specializes in insurance defense, insurance coverage, personal injury litigation and construction litigation. Learn more about Feliciano in a recent Elon Law profile featuring her work and leadership, including video commentary.

Lewis is alumni director at Elon University School of Law. Prior to joining Elon Law, Lewis practiced law as an attorney with the law firm Gray Newell, LLP. She serves as an executive board member of both the Greensboro Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Section and the Guilford County Association of Black Lawyers. Learn more about Lewis here.

Established in 2011, the Leadership Academy has included the following Elon Law alumni: Christopher Anglin, Damon Duncan, Leslie Lasher and Mital Patel. Elon Law Professor Hannah Vaughan participated in the Leadership Academy in 2014.

More information about the NCBA’s Leadership Academy is available here.

Information on Elon Law’s Leadership Program is available here.