• 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.

  • 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

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