One of the biggest challenges is being able to overcome and change stereotypes others may have about Asian American attorneys so that an individual's true knowledge, skills and abilities can be utilized,” says attorney Randy Figueroa.
Ten years ago, attorney Phyllis Horn Epstein wrote the first edition of “Women-at-Law.” Now, the American Bar Association has released “Women-at-Law: Lessons Learned Along the Pathways to Success, Second Edition”, an update to the first book.
Leading International law firm Baker Botts L.L.P will now have a footprint in the city by the bay. The firm announced it’s opening a new office in San Francisco, which will further enhance its capabilities and practice areas, along with meeting increased client demand. The new office marks the second...
Lynn Charytan was promoted this week to executive vice president and general counsel for Comcast Cable. She fills the shoes of outgoing Comcast Cable General Counsel Doug Gaston, who will retire after serving in his role since 2004.
The panel featured: Nancy Delogu, shareholder at Littler Mendelson; Wendy Fischman, partner, Potomac Law Group, PLLC; Julianne Sobral, vice president of operations and technology, Council on Foundations; and Christine Kurek, sr. director, employment and benefits counsel, Activision Blizzard, Inc.
A NAWL study found that there is a huge stagnation in the promotion of women to equity partner in the U.S.
The panel featured: Kristy Brown, partner at Alston & Bird; Devika Kornbacher, partner, Vinson & Elkins LLP; Cheryl Call, deputy general counsel, Blackbaud, Inc.; and Estela M. Valdez, vice president and general counsel, Browz.
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.
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....
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.”