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!
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