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InsideCounsel Announces the Launch of

New York, NY May 21, 2014Summit Professional Networks today announced the official launch of, a powerful online resource designed to support and accelerate the next generation of female general counsel. The portal, a microsite of, features the latest litigation achievements by women legal professionals, in-house promotions and career moves, insightful commentary and an unprecedented opportunity to network and collaborate with female contemporaries. It also features the 5/165 PowerTron, which tracks the latest GC appointments and the percentage of women GCs in the Fortune 500. Concurrently, InsideCounsel is launching the Women, Influence & Power in Law (WIPL) eNewsletter; a weekly communication for members of the WIPL network. The eNewsletter further drives the conversation around professional development programs aimed to accelerate the current trajectory of rising female legal leaders.

“The WIPL network highlights the people and groups committed to empowering women lawyers and advancing women in the corporate legal profession. This new, robust digital platform is the definitive source for up-to-the-minute information regarding the achievements of women in law departments and law firms," said Erin E. Harrison, editor-in-chief of InsideCounsel. "Women in the legal industry are well-positioned for advancement with a confluence of factors impacting this trend. The WIPL digital portal will stay on top of the latest issues, tracing the most critical and timely developments impacting women in the legal field.” 

About the WIPL Network
The WIPL network was launched in 2012 as a foundation to integrate seven specific projects designed to accelerate economic empowerment of women in law departments and law firms. Each of these projects offers unparalleled value to rising women legal leaders through a meaningful and actionable support network. Together, these events foster networking, mentoring and sharing of ideas and best practices within the context of workshops, conferences, informal luncheons and dinners and awards events. The network underscores InsideCounsel’s steadfast commitment to the next generation of female general counsel.

To view the WIPL portal and sign up for the eNewsletter, please visit      

About Summit Professional Networks

Summit Professional Networks supports the growth and vitality of the insurance, financial services and legal communities by arming professionals with the knowledge and education they need to succeed at every stage of their careers. We provide face-to-face and digital events, websites, mobile sites and apps, online information services, and magazines giving professionals multi-platform access to our critical resources, including Professional Development; Education & Certification; Prospecting & Data Tools; Industry News & Analysis; Reference Tools and Services; and Community Networking Opportunities.

Using all of our resources across each community we serve, we deliver measurable ROI for our sponsors through a range of turnkey services, including Research, Content Development, Integrated Media, Creative & Design, and Lead Generation.

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For information, contact:

Erin Harrison
Editor-in-Chief InsideCounsel

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