Susan Blount Power Lunch Series

The Center for Women in Law, through the Susan Blount Power Lunch Series, seeks to provide students with role models and mentors by exposing them to prominent women lawyers and other public figures from a wide range of career paths. Attending students have the opportunity to ask questions and discuss their own career goals in an informal and interactive environment.

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

 

Click here to learn about our next Power Lunch series on 10/6/22.

 

Past Power Lunch Series include:

2021 Power Lunch Series

A Conversation with Erin Nealy Cox

Erin Nealy Cox, former U.S. Attorney and partner at Kirkland & Ellis, was interviewed by Angela Styles, ’94, partner at Akin Gump and former Administrator of the Office of Federal Procurement Policy. During this conversation, they explored Ms. Nealy Cox’s career journey, and the two discussed the practical challenges and opportunities of navigating public service and private practice.

 

2020 Power Lunch Series

Susan L. Blount Power Lunch Series Lecture, 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.

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 this year’s event series, The Center for Women in Law presents, A Conversation with Mary Jo White; Litigation Partner at Debevoise, Counselor to Boards of Directors, former Chair of the SEC and former US Attorney for the Southern District of New York.
Mary Jo White

 

2019 Power Lunch Series

October Power Lunch featuring Brigadier General Susan Escallier

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.
Susan Escallier (Brigadier General)
Brigadier General Susan Escallier, Assistant Judge Advocate General for Military Law and Operations