Posted On: March 18, 2011 by David Badertscher

Conference: Women Legal 2011

Described by ARK Group USA a primary sponsor as a highly-interactive forum connecting law firms and their clients to advance the increasingly-important dialogue on gender diversity

June 8, 2011 ~ New York, NY CLE approved in most states!

Is the "business of law" itself a detriment to the retention and succession of women leadership? Gender-based discrimination that equates to marginalized access to resources and decision-making continues to plague women in law firms. There should be far more women serving as managing partners, executive and compensation committee members and filling additional critical leadership roles than there are today. Yet with increasing frustration, we continue to bring attention to the institutional impediments to women's success and advancement...

This conference provides candid perspectives from:

Marianne D. Short, Managing Partner, Dorsey & Whitney LLP

Dorian S. Denburg, General Attorney, AT&T and President, NAWL (National Association of Women Lawyers)

Carol A. Clayton, Assistant Managing Partner, WilmerHale

Sherry L. Jetter, Esq., Vice President, Intellectual Property and Legal Affairs, Polo Ralph Lauren Corporation

Deidra L. Byrd, Vice President, Employee Relations, Walgreens Co.

Audra Dial, Partner, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP

Judith McKay, Vice-President and General Counsel, Pioneer Hi-Bred International Inc (a subsidiary of DuPont)

Mary Huwaldt, Deputy General Counsel, Armstrong World Industries

Emilie Bakal-Caplan, Esq., Partner, Mound Cotton Wollan & Greengrass

Thomas A. Delancey, Partner. Sedgwick LLP

Kathleen A. Flynn, Chief Marketing Officer, Sedgwick LLP

Randi W. Singer, Litigation Partner, Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP

Heidi B. Goldstein, Partner, Chair Firmwide Women's Initiative, Thompson Hine LLP

Phyllis Weiss Haserot, President, Practice Development Counsel

Margaret A. Keane, Partner, Chair, Employement Dispute Resolution, Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP

Sonia M. Alvarez-Robinson, SPHR, Cultural Transformation Solutions Advisory Group, PricewaterhouseCoopers

and many others!

For more information, including registration information, click here.