• 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.

  • Ohio law firm names CEO

    Day Ketterer is one of Ohio’s historic law firms. Founded in 1872, the firm continues to evolve and recently made news by appointing a chief executive officer – Jennifer Novotny – to equip the firm to handle the operational challenges of the 21st century.

  • Mayer Brown’s Raymond leads $32 billion Wells Fargo acquisition

    Mayer Brown partner Elizabeth Raymond led the team that represented Wells Fargo & Co. in its acquisition of GE Capital’s Commercial Distribution Finance and Vendor Finance platforms, as well as part of GE Capital’s Corporate Finance business

  • Ballard Spahr adds accomplished non-profit attorney Kendis Muscheid

    Leading non-profit attorney Kendis Muscheid has joined Ballard Spahr as a partner in the firm’s Phoenix office. Muscheid focuses on the representation of non-profit and tax-exempt organizations, charitable trusts, and issues relating to Arizona taxation.

  • Dentons welcomes Rachel Cannon

    The former U.S. Assistant U.S. Attorney has been appointed partner in the firm’s litigation and dispute resolution practice

  • The family office: An alternative capital solution

    There are many circumstances that lead an owner to decide it is time to sell or bring a capital partner into the business. A retiring owner may not have a willing successor or the younger generation may want to grow the business but lack sufficient capital to take it to...

  • Morrison & Foerster bolsters its real estate group with five new additions

    The new members to the group all head to California’s Los Angeles and Palo Alto firms

  • WilmerHale’s Levin helps return stolen violin

    In 1980, a centuries-old Stradivarius violin was stolen from violinist and teacher Roman Totenberg. When he passed away in 2012, the violin was still missing. But thanks in part to WilmerHale partner Sharon Cohen Levin, the instrument is now back with the family.

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