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April 4 Power Players: Women Leading in Law

“It’s important to talk about my career, talk about how I achieved it . . . so women realize it is possible to have aspirations beyond their current role.” Karen Linehan, Executive Vice President and General Counsel, Sanofi SA What You Need to Know Kelda Roys, Krish Vignarajah breastfeed their babies in online ads for… Full Story

March 27 Power Players: Women Leading in Law

“Increasing the visibility of women and diverse attorneys add to their legitimacy as advocates . . . [E]qual representation in the profession at all levels promotes confidence and trust in our system of law.” Doris Ling-Cohan, Justice, New York State Supreme Court What You Need to Know Sharon Fast Gustafson nominated to be EEOC general… Full Story

March 20 Power Players: Women Leading in Law

“Deliver to the best of your ability to your clients. You’re nothing without your client relationships as a lawyer.” Lisa Mayhew, Managing Partner, Berwin Leighton Paisner What You Need to Know Tina Tchen to chair Grammys inclusion group. The former chief of staff to Michelle Obama will lead the Recording Academy’s new task force on inclusion… Full Story

March 12 Power Players: Women Leading in Law

“Nothing is more compelling than a lawyer that is comfortable in their own skin.” Susan Bozorgi, Partner, Marrero Bozorgi What You Need to Know Kalpana Kotagal authors “Inclusion Rider” contract clause to increase diversity in Hollywood. The employment attorney, along with University of Southern California communications professor Stacy Smith, is behind the term Frances McDormand… Full Story

March 5 Power Players: Women Leading in Law

“Never lose your integrity and always take the highground even when it comes at a price.” Heather Clauson Haughian, Founder & Managing Partner, Culhane Meadows Haughian & Walsh What You Need to Know Laura Grossfield Birger represents Dutch lawyer pleading guilty in Mueller probe. The defense attorney and her team are representing the lawyer who… Full Story

February 27 Power Players: Women Leading in Law

“Every judgment you make as an attorney comes to some degree of risk. So you’ve really got to get comfortable with that.” Kristin Sverchek, General Counsel, Lyft What You Need to Know Melisa McNeill, Shari Tate appear before Judge Kim Theresa Mollica in first Florida school shooting case hearing. Assistant State Attorney Tate sought to… Full Story

February 12 Power Players: Women Leading in Law

“If law firms hold up diverse teams to please clients but don’t distribute responsibility and leadership evenly and fairly, the benefits will not be nearly as significant.” Patricia Gillette, author and speaker on women in law What You Need to Know Judge Janice Cunningham sentences Larry Nassar to 40 to 125 years in prison for… Full Story

February 6 Power Players: Women Leading in Law

“What you have to know to be a successful lawyer is when to stand your ground and fight and be tough enough to do that and when to adopt a more compromise-focused approach.” Kathleen Furey McDonough, Chair, Potter Anderson & Corroon What You Need to Know National Women’s Law Center partners with Bloomberg on first sector-neutral… Full Story

January 29 Power Players: Women Leading in Law

“If you have diversity programs that really aren’t tied to the economic factors within the firm, they’re not going to be successful.” Michelle Wimes, Chief Diversity & Professional Development Officer, Ogletree Deakins What You Need to Know Judge Rosemarie Aquilina and prosecutor Angela Povilaitis put Larry Nassar away for up to 175 years. Allowing more… Full Story

January 23 Power Players: Women Leading in Law

“The better we know our customers, the better we can serve them.” Teresa Wynn Roseborough, General Counsel, The Home Depot What You Need to Know Judge Lucy H. Koh certifies labor suit against Walmart. The California federal judge found that the company’s arguments against certification of the tens of thousands of workers attacked the legal… Full Story

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