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October 9 Power Players: Women Leading in Law

“If you have some sort of plan, you start to ready yourself for when opportunities come forward.” Louise Pentland, Chief Legal Officer, PayPal What You Need to Know CA Sen. Hannah-Beth Jackson secures first gender diversity board law in U.S. The state senator introduced a bill recently signed into law requiring publically traded companies in… Full Story

October 2 Power Players: Women Leading in Law

“It’s a responsibility to advocate for equality.” Amy Weaver, General Counsel, Salesforce What You Need to Know Jina Choi and Cheryl Crumpton sue Tesla’s Elon Musk for fraud. Securities and Exchange Commission lawyers allege the CEO’s tweet saying that he had the funding to take his electric vehicle company private was false and misleading to… Full Story

September 25 Power Players: Women Leading in Law

“A leader creates the atmosphere for associates to thrive – inspiring, empowering and unleashing their potential.” Anna Marciano, Chief Counsel, Nestlé Waters North America What You Need to Know Anne Milgram spearheads independent harassment investigation into Dallas Mavericks. After the seven-month investigation, the former New Jersey attorney general found evidence of workplace misconduct spanning 20… Full Story

September 18 Power Players: Women Leading in Law

“Always have a degree of humanity and kindness when you’re dealing with other people.” Rena Hozore Reiss, General Counsel, Marriott International What You Need to Know Tracie Renfroe, Carol Wood, Elizabeth Silbert, Caline Mouawad, Isabel Fernández de la Cuesta, Amelia Magee secure $9.5 billion judgment reversal for Chevron. An appeals court in The Hague cancelled… Full Story

September 11 Power Players: Women Leading in Law

“Caring for your well-being isn’t a selfish act.” Jeena Cho, Partner, JC Law Group and Mindfulness Instructor What You Need to Know Michelle Morgan delivers closing argument in corruption conviction of former PA mayor. Along with her co-counsel, the assistant U.S. attorney won a jury case in which a former government official was found trading… Full Story

September 5 Power Players: Women Leading in Law

“We need to get comfortable being uncomfortable.” Sonia Galindo, General Counsel, Rosetta Stone on being inclusive What You Need to Know Dev Stahlkopf mandates Microsoft’s suppliers provide paid parental leave. Over the next year, the general counsel said the multinational technology company will work with their suppliers, including outside counsel, to implement the policy that requires 12 weeks paid… Full Story

A National Study on How Career Opportunities for Women of Color are Shaped in Law School

The Center for Women in Law, in partnership with the NALP Foundation, seeks to identify disparities between the experiences of women of color law students and their peers, document those disparities, develop actionable solutions, and engage stakeholders to adopt the recommendations. Give today and help us make law a more equitable profession for women of color.    

August 28 Power Players: Women Leading in Law

“In-house lawyers should routinely ask themselves: ‘Can this work be conducted by a minority- and women-owned law firm?’” Ann Kappler, Senior Vice President & Deputy General Counsel, Prudential Financial What You Need to Know Barbara Becker and Saee Muzumdar represent PepsiCo in $3.2 billion acquisition of SodaStream. The New York partners and other counsel guided… Full Story

August 14 Power Players: Women Leading in Law

“Diversity of styles and perspectives brings value to clients and business.” Elizabeth P. Gray, Co-Chair of the Securities Enforcement Practice, Willkie Farr & Gallagher What You Need to Know Mary Wimberly argues against AT&T-Time Warner merger. In a federal appeals court brief, the attorney for the Justice Department argued the deal will raise prices and lower competition… Full Story

Welcoming Deputy Director, Amber Hackett Crosby

The Center for Women in Law, a premier educational institution at TexasLaw devoted to the success of the entire spectrum of women in the legal profession, is pleased to announce Amber Hackett Crosby as its new deputy director. Hackett Crosby comes from Texas Independent Auto Dealers Association, where she represented members’ legal and regulatory interests… Full Story

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