Modern Counsel is proud to announce its inaugural 35 Under 35 class recognizing and celebrating the achievements of young and exceptional legal professionals. These leaders are rising stars within their companies and industry and represent the next generation of leadership. This program will honor up-and-coming in-house legal professionals by showcasing their achievements and how they’re paving the way within the space.


Benjamin Byers on why they nominated Tyler Quillin

Heather Stevenson on why they nominated Katie Lazares


Hear more from the Selection Committee about the impact that this year’s inaugural 35 Under 35 legal leaders are making.

Modern Counsel  accepted nominations from March 1st through April 15th, 2022. To be eligible for consideration, nominees must have a J.D. (or international equivalent), be in-house legal professionals, diverse and/or strong allies to underrepresented communities, and age 35 or younger at the time of publication on October 19th, 2022. Nominations were evaluated by a selection committee made up of legal leaders and peers from varying industries and companies.

The 35 Under 35 categories cover everything from Legal Services, Financial, Healthcare, Arts & Entertainment, Architecture, Engineering & Design, Manufacturing, and Technology.

Managing Editor: Brittany Farb Gruber

Editorial Designer: Rebecca Kang

Video Creator: Cass Davis

Senior Photo Editor and Staff Photographer: Sheila Barabad Sarmiento

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