Congratulations to Kathleen Nitschke who has been chosen as one of just 24 members of the 2020 class for the Federation of Defense & Corporate Counsel (FDCC) Ladder Down Program. Ladder Down is a yearlong leadership, business development and mentoring program. It was founded in 2012 by two Arizona attorneys who were interested in finding ways to help women attorneys obtain leadership roles within their firms. Its philosophical foundations include individual empowerment, commitment to sustained change, paying it forward, and promoting diversity. For more information, go to https://www.ladderdown.org/about-ladder-down/.