Upcoming Power Lunch Series Events

The Power Lunch Series is supported by the generosity of the Hortense Ward Speakers Fund.

  1. Join us via Zoom or in person at the UT Law School (free lunch provided) for a conversation with Ambassador Kristen Silverberg, COO of the Business Roundtable. Ambassador Kristen Silverberg will discuss her legal and professional career and the ethical standards and challenges of a lawyer in public service.

Previous Power Lunch Series Events

  1. During this Power Lunch Series Mimi Marziani moderated a timely discussion with Liz Avore of the Voting Rights Lab who discussed her pathway to advocating for better voting laws.
  2. The Center for Women in Law hosted Chief Justice Rebeca Martinez, Chief Justice of the Fourth Court of Appeals for the State of Texas, and Dolores Atencio, former co-chair of the HNBA Latina Commission and creator of the Luminarias de la Ley Project, to speak about their career journeys as Latinas in the legal profession.
  3. The Center presented a Susan Blount Power Lunch Series event: A Conversation with Erin Nealy Cox
  4. The Susan L. Blount Power Lunch Series spotlights remarkable lawyers from diverse backgrounds and careers to share their experiences with students and Center guests.  To launch the 2020's event series, The Center for Women of Law presented The Susan L. Blount Power Lunch Series: A Conversation with Mary Jo White: Counselor to Boards of Directors, former Chair of the SEC and former US Attorney for the Southern District of New York.
  5. Brigadier General Susan Escallier is a career Army officer in the Judge Advocate General’s Corps. She has decades of experience practicing law in deployed settings, advising commanders, coalition partners, host nation governments, and working in conjunction with international organizations and interagency partners.
  6. Students, faculty and staff were invited to attend the Power Lunch Series showcasing the career of Elsa Alcala, judge of the Texas Court of Appeals.
  7. Students, faculty and staff were invited to attend the Power Lunch Series showcasing the career of Karen Popp, Partner and Global Co-Chair of White Collar & Compliance Group at Sidley Austin LLP.
  8. Students, faculty and staff were invited to attend the Power Lunch Series showcasing the career of Mandy Price, Co-Founder and the CEO of Kanarys.
  9. Students, faculty and staff were invited to attend the Power Lunch Series showcasing the career of Denise Davis, Partner of Denise Kaufman LLP.
  10. Students, faculty and staff were invited to attend the Power Lunch Series showcasing the career of Juanita Harris, the Assistant Vice President and Senior Legal Counsel to Human Resources at AT&T.
  11. Students, faculty and staff were invited to attend the Power Lunch Series showcasing the career of Angela Styles, the former chair of Crowell & Moring and a partner in the Government Contracts Group.
  12. Students, faculty and staff were invited to attend the Power Lunch Series showcasing the career of Kim Lubel, former Chairman and CEO of CST Brands, Inc., and one of Fortune’s 50 Most Powerful Women in 2013 and 2015.
  13. Students, faculty and staff were invited to attend the Power Lunch Series showcasing the career of the Hon. Hilda Tagle, the first Hispanic female in Texas to become a federal judge.
  14. Students, faculty and staff were invited to attend the Power Lunch Series showcasing the career of Jenny Yang, former vice chair and current commission of the EEOC.
  15. Students, faculty and staff were invited to attend the Power Lunch Series showcasing the career of Hilda Galvan, a nationally recognized trial lawyer, recognized as a global IP leaders, and named one of "The Most Powerful Business Leaders" in Dallas-Forth Worth.
  16. Students, faculty and staff were invited to attend the Power Lunch Series showcasing the career of Nina Cortell, the top appellate lawyer in Texas and one of the top 10 lawyers in Texas.
  17. Students, faculty and staff were invited to attend the Power Lunch Series showcasing the career of Elizabeth Moore, who was honored as one of the "25 Influential Black Women in Business" and recognized as a "Leader for a New Century" by the Association of Black Women Attorneys.
  18. Students, faculty and staff were invited to attend the Power Lunch Series showcasing the career of Hon. Nancy Atlas, who began her career as an Assistant United States Attorney in New York before making her way to Houston, Texas.
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