• Getting your mojo back—or moving on

    Hopefully, this column is not necessary for you at this time. But we all hit walls on occasion, and if you know someone who is unhappy in his or her career, I encourage you to share this advice.

  • Tips for managing a small legal department

    The panel featured Nadia Dombrowski, senior vice president and general counsel, ICR LLC; Delphine Adam, senior director and associate general counsel, Carlson Wagonlit Travel; Aretae Wyler, general counsel and director of corporate operations, Atlantic Media Company; and Jodi Golinksy, general counsel, chief compliance officer and corporate secretary, FS Card Inc.

  • Lessons in leadership

    The panel featured: Maureen Brundage, executive vice president, general counsel and chief ethics officer, The Chubb Corporation; Vanessa Soman, general counsel, TheStreet, Inc.; Betty Temple, chair elect, Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, LLP; and Ann K. Armstrong, vice president and associate general counsel, legal and policy group, the Intel Corporation....

  • Why workplace flexibility is good for legal departments

    The panel featured: Laura Cox Kaplan, principal-in-charge of government, regulatory affairs and public policy at PwC; Maria Pasquale, senior vice president legal and deputy general counsel, Celgene; Jane Imperatore, partner, VLP Law Group; and Susan Smith Blakely, author of “Best Friends at the Bar.”

  • Adviser and chief

    The panel featured: Meredith Ritchie, vice president, general counsel and chief ethics officer for Alliant Credit Union; Laura Alemzadeh, general counsel of Natural Foods Market; Jill Rusk, senior director at Huron Consulting Group; and Karen Hough, founder and CEO of ImprovEdge.

  • The need for networks

    The final panel of the day featured Megan Belcher, vice president and chief counsel, employment law and compliance, ConAgra Foods, Inc.; Dana Emery, senior assistant general counsel, General Dynamics; and Michelle Trumpower, vice president and deputy general counsel, global commercial law - Industrial Segment, Ingersoll Rand Company.

  • How to build credibility in your business network

    The panel, “Building credibility within your network,” featured: Kimberly Chainey, ‎associate general counsel & legal lead LAC/APAC, Avis Budget Group; Laurey Harris, senior director, Huron Legal; and Stacey Slaugher, partner, Robins Kaplan LLP.

  • Taking charge

    The panel, “Taking charge of your financial well-being, your leadership development and your career,” featured Anna Rappaport, executive coach at Excelleration Coaching; Cynthia Sharp, director of attorney development at The Sharper Lawyer; and Melba Hughes, partner at Major, Lindsey & Africa.

  • Five practical tips on how to network

    The opening panel, “Successful Women in Law Acknowledging the Networks that Got Them There,” featured Deborah Ben-Canaan, legal recruiting partner of Major, Lindsey & Africa; Rebecca Bortolotti, vice president and chief technology counsel at ConAgra Foods; and Amanda Wait, partner at Hunton & Williams.

  • Breaking the cycle of Hollywood exclusion

    With women making up roughly half of the workforce and the plethora of women directors graduating from the same programs as their male counterparts, the traditional explanation that women “lack the ambition or competence to direct the larger, commercial” films.

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