WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congratulations to the Council on Legal Education Opportunity, Inc. (CLEO)! With CLEO’s 50th anniversary set for 2018, the non-profit organization has announced a major financial gift from the Law School Admission Council (LSAC).

Officials from CLEO and LSAC will sign a Memorandum of Understanding at a May 10 ceremony in Washington, D.C. Click here to read a full press release.

Womble Carlyle D.C. Office Managing Partner Pam Rothenberg is a long-time CLEO Board member.

CLEO, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization committed to diversifying the legal profession by expanding legal education opportunities for persons from traditionally under-represented racial and ethnic groups, low-income and disadvantaged communities. Founded in 1968, CLEO has produced more than 10,000 alumni who have excelled in every area of the legal profession and includes judges, corporate attorneys, law school deans and professors, practitioners, politicians and more.