Leadership

CHAIRS

Global Chair and Co-Founder, Elizabeth Anne “Betiayn” Tursi, WILEF
Co Founder, WILEF East, Peggy Cohen, Donnelley Financial Solutions
Co Founder, WILEF DC, Jane Sullivan Roberts, Major, Lindsey & Africa
Co-Founder, WILEF Chicago, Lisa Snow, Duff & Phelps
Co-Vice Chair WILEF East, Janet Markoff, Major, Lindsey & Africa
Co-Vice Chair WILEF DC, Andrea Marino, Partner, Goodwin LLP
Co-Vice Chair WILEF Chicago, Elizabeth McCloy, Sidley Austin LLP
Co-Vice Chair, WILEF Houston, Noelle M. Reed, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP
Co-Vice Chair, WILEF Boston, Margaret R. Cohen, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

Co-Vice Chair, International, Melinda Wallman, Major, Lindsey & Africa
Chair, Gold Standard Certification Committee, Libby McGarry, Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP (retired)
Chair, In-House Counsel Committee, Naomi B. Waltman, CBS, New York, NY
Chair, Young Lawyers Committee, Shira Nadich Levin, Cooley LLP
Deputy Chair, Young Lawyers Committee, Bernadette Beekman, Hire Counsel, New York, NY
Deputy Chair for Mentorship, Young Lawyers Committee, Patricia Skigen, AIG (retired)
Co-Chair, Diversity Committee, Melique Jones, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP
Co-Chair, Diversity Committee, Danyale Price, Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrision LLP
Co-Chair, WILEF East, Phyllis G. Korff, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP
Co-Chair, WILEF East, Taisa Markus, Paul Hastings LLP, New York, NY
Co-Chair, WILEF DC, Lauren Drake, Major, Lindsey & Africa
Co-Chair, WILEF DC, Nicole E. Erb, White & Case LLP
Co-Chair, WILEF Northern California, Sarah K. Solum, Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP
Co-Chair, WILEF Northern California, Meryl Macklin, Bryan Cave LLP
Co-Chair, WILEF Northern California, Carol Morganstern, Major, Lindsey & Africa
WILEF Southern California Co-Chair, WILEF Southern California, Leslie Helmer, Counsel, Bryan Cave LLP
Co-Chair, WILEF Southern California, Stacy Horth-Neubert, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP
Co. Chair, WILEF Southern California, Merle J. Vaughn, Major, Lindsey & Africa
Co-Chair, WILEF Chicago, Susan Charles, Troutman Sanders LLP
Co-Chair, WILEF Chicago, Linda K. Myers, Kirkland & Ellis LLP
Co-Chair, WILEF Chicago, Jena M. Valdetero, Bryan Cave LLP
Co-Chair, WILEF Chicago, Molly McGinley, K&L Gates
Co-Chair, WILEF Houston, Amy Monroe, Major, Lindsey & Africa
Co-Chair, WILEF Houston, Laura Gibson, Partner, Dentons
Co-Chair, WILEF Houston, Stefanie Moll, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius
Co-Chair, WILEF Boston, Elizabeth E. Smith, Major, Lindsey & Africa
Co-Chair, WILEF Boston, Nicole C. Brookshire, Cooley LLP
Co-Chair, WILEF Boston, Inez Friedman Boyce, Goodwin LLP
Co-Chair, WILEF London, Rajinder Bassi, Kirkland & Ellis LLP
Co-Chair, WILEF London, Lynnsey McCall, Morrison & Foerster LLP

MANAGEMENT

Global Director of Administration, Mary Hicks, Esq., Goodwin LLP
Director, Office of the Global Chair, Rhonda Horowitz, Donnelley Financial Solutions
Director of Finance, Gwen Nugent Flanagan, Donnelley Financial Solutions
Senior Executive Director, WILEF DC, Silvana K. Del Carpio, Donnelley Financial Solutions
Executive Director, WILEF Chicago, Gabriella Guajardo, Kirkland & Ellis LLP
Executive Director, WILEF Boston, Nesli Orhon, Major, Lindsey & Africa
Executive Director, WILEF Southern California, Michelle Turner, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP
Executive Director, WILEF London, Suvi Bisnath, Donnelley Financial Solutions

GLOBAL ADVISORY BOARD

Maripat Alpuche, Partner, Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP, New York, NY
Kelley A. Aleman, Vice President, Deputy General Counsel and Assistant Secretary, Waters Corporation, Milford, MA
Rachel Alexander, Partner, Wiley Rein LLP, Washington, DC
Diane E. Ambler, Partner, K&L Gates LLP, Washington, D.C.
Natalie R. Arbaugh, Principal, Fish & Richardson P.C., Dallas, TX
Maria A. Audero, Partner, Paul Hastings LLP, Los Angeles, CA
Marilyn Moore Basso, Vice President and General Counsel, TPG Group, Houston, TX
Barbara Becker, Partner, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP, New York, NY
Deborah Ben-Canaan, Partner, Major, Lindsey & Africa, Washington, DC
Lynda A. Bennett, Partner, Lowenstein Sandler LLP, Roseland, NJ and New York, NY
Suzanne S. Bettman, Chief Administrative Officer & General Counsel, LSC Communications, Chicago, IL
Katherine J. Blair, Partner, Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, Los Angeles, CA
Elise M. Bloom, Partner, Proskauer Rose LLP, New York, NY
Mary Ellen Callahan, Partner, Jenner & Block, Washington, DC
Laurie A. Caplane, Partner, Major, Lindsey & Africa, New York, NY
Christina M. Carroll, Partner, Dentons, Washington, DC
Samantha Lake Coghlan, Partner, Goodwin Procter, London, U.K.
Creighton Condon, Senior Partner, Shearman & Sterling LLP, New York, NY
Elizabeth Abbene Coleman, Partner, Jenner & Block, Chicago, IL
Joe Conroy, Chief Executive Officer, Cooley LLP, New York, NY
Ellyce R. Cooper, Partner, Sidley Austin LLP, Los Angeles, CA
Brandy Copley, Managing Director and Counsel, GE Capital-Energy Financial Services, Houston, TX
Laura Degnan, Principal, Fish & Richardson, Washington, DC
Stephanie L. DeLong, Venable LLP, Washington DC
Pamela S. DiCarlantonio, Partner, Major, Lindsey & Africa, Chicago, IL
Maureen S. Dixon, Partner, Kirkland & Ellis LLP, Chicago, IL
Demme Doufekias, Partner, Morrison & Foerster LLP, Washington, D.C.
S. Joy Dowdle, Partner, Paul Hastings LLP, Houston, TX
June Duchesne, Senior Vice President, Legal, Dell EMC, Hopkinton, MA
Ann-Margaret Dudley, Director, Major, Lindsey & Africa, Houston, TX
Sierra Elizabeth, Partner, Kirkland & Ellis LLP, Los Angeles, CA
Lisa M. Ferri, Partner, Mayer Brown LLP, New York, NY
Eric Friedman, Executive Partner, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, New York, NY
Victoria Furniss, Associate General Counsel, Netflix, Los Angeles, CA
Kathleen Gersh, Senior Counsel, Loeb & Loeb LLP, New York, NY
Rahwa Ghebre-Ab, Vice President, Business & Legal Affairs, Lionsgate Entertainment Inc., Los Angeles, CA
Jessica L. Grant, Partner, Venable LLP, San Francisco, CA
Ruth Grant, Partner, Hogan Lovells LLP, London, U.K.
Barbara R. Grayson, Partner, Jenner & Block, Chicago, IL
Daryn L. Grossman, Partner, Proskauer Rose LLP, New York, NY
Dori Hanswirth, Partner, Hogan Lovells, New York, NY
Kimberley Harris, Executive Vice President and General Counsel, NBC Universal, New York, New York
Allyson Ho, Partner, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius, Dallas, TX
Peggy L. Ho, Executive Vice President and Deputy General Counsel, LPL Financial, Boston, MA
Suzanne Horne, Partner, Paul Hastings LLP, London, U.K.

Kelly Hoey, Consultant, New York, NY
Jessica Hough, Partner, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP, Washington, DC
Kimberly Leach Johnson, Firm Chair, Quarles & Brady LLP, Naples, FL
Stacy J. Kanter, Firm Chair, Quarles & Brady LLP, Naples, FL
Maria K. Karos, Partner, Sedgwick, Dallas, TX
Jodi Karpel Senior Counsel, Employment Law Group, Walgreen Co., Deerfield, IL
Cynthia B. Keliher, Partner, McCarter & English LLP, Boston, MA
Coleen Klasmeier, Partner, Sidley Austin LLP, Washington, DC
Laurin Blumenthal Kleiman, Partner, Sidley Austin LLP, New York, NY
Angela E. Kleine, Partner, Morrison & Foerster, LLP, San Francisco, CA
Mary Kogut Partner, Kirkland & Ellis LLP, Houston, TX
Barbara Kolsun, Adjunct Professor of Fashion Law and Co-Director Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law FAME Program, New York, NY
Joanna Diakos Kordalis, Partner, K&L Gates, New York, NY
Barbara Kosacz, Partner, Cooley LLP, Palo Alto, CA
Diane Gabl Kratz, Senior Corporate Counsel Intellectual Property, Seagate Technology, Cupertino, CA
Catherine Lacavera, Director of IP and Litigation, Google Inc., Mountain View, CA
Michael Lackey, Partner, Mayer Brown, Washington, DC
Doreen E. Lilienfeld, Partner, Shearman & Sterling LLP, New York, NY
Maura McAuliffe, General Counsel, The Boston Globe, Boston, MA
Molly K. McGinley, Partner, K&L Gates LLP, Chicago, IL
Jami Wintz McKeon,  Chair of the Firm, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP, Philadelphia, PA
Gwen Marcus, Executive Vice President and General Counsel, Showtime Networks Inc., New York, NY
Jennifer Marines, Partner, Morrison & Foerster LLP, New York, NY
Doreen S. Martin, Partner, Venable LLP, New York, NY
Pamela J. Martinson, Partner, Sidley Austin LLP, Los Angeles and Palo Alto, CA
Marco Massotti, Partner, Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison LLP, New York, NY
Mika Mayer, Partner, Cooley LLP, Palo Alto, CA
Krista Connelly Mayer, Business Development Manager, Complete Discovery Source (CDS), Washington, DC
Hazel-Ann F. Mayers, Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Simon & Schuster, Inc., New York, NY
Jennifer Moss, Director, Major, Lindsey & Africa, Boston, MA
Jennifer L. Nassiri, Partner, Venable LLP, Los Angeles, CA
Andrea Newborn, Executive Vice President and General Counsel. TravelClick Inc., New York, NY
Cynthia M. Ohlenforst, Partner, K&L Gates, Dallas, TX
Ijeoma Okoli, Executive Director, JP Morgan Chase & Co., London, U.K.
Adrienne J. Olson, Partner, Quarles & Brady LLP, Chicago, IL
Yvette Ostolaza, Partner, Sidley Austin LLP, Dallas, TX
Ellen Ostrow, Founding Principal, Lawyers Life Coach, Washington, DC
Shannon M. O’Sullivan, Partner, Kirkland & Ellis LLP, New York, NY
Kathleen Packenham, Partner, Cooley LLP, New York, NY
Amy S. Park, Partner, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP, Palo Alto, CA
Carter Phillips, Chair of the Executive Committee, Sidley Austin LLP
Gill Phillips, Director of Editorial Legal Services, The Guardian, London, U.K.
Kimberly Phillips, Associate General Counsel, Global Litigation-Americas, Shell Oil Company, Houston, TX
Karen A. Popp, Partner, Sidley Austin, Washington, D.C.
Marina Portnova, Partner, Lowenstein Sandler LLP, Palo Alto, CA
Sarah Priestley, Partner, Goodwin, London, U.K.
Valerie Radwaner, Deputy Chair, Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP, New York, NY
Nancy B. Reiner, Managing Director, Major, Lindsey & Africa, Boston, MA
Jennifer Reiners, Vice President, General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer, Donnelley Financial Solutions
Anna G. Rotman, Partner, Kirkland & Ellis LLP, Houston, TX
Cheryl J. Scarboro, Partner, Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP, Washington, DC
Michelle J. Shapiro, Partner, Dentons, New York, NY
Charlene S. Shimada, Partner, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP, San Francisco, CA
Michelle Seldin Silverman, Partner, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP, Princeton, NJ
Jill Simonson, Regional Leader, Community Affairs and Grassroots, Southwest Airlines, New York, NY
Elizabeth E. Smith, Managing Director, Major, Lindsey & Africa, Boston, MA
Katherine V. A. Smith, Partner, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP, Los Angeles, CA
Sarah K. Solum, Partner, Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP, Menlo Park, CA
Lindsay R. Sparks, Partner, Paul Hastings LLP, Houston, TX
Amelia T.R. Starr, Partner, Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP, New York, NY
Deborah L. Stein, Partner, Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP, Los Angeles, CA
Lillian Stenfeldt, Partner, Sedgwick, San Francisco, CA
Eliza Stoker, Managing Director, Major, Lindsey & Africa, New York, NY
Catalina Sugayan, Partner, Sedgwick, San Francisco, CA
Susan K. Sullivan, Partner, Sedgwick LLP, Los Angeles, CA
Rachpal K. Thind, Partner, Sidley Austin LLP, London, U.K.
Helen R. Trilling, Partner, Hogan Lovells, Washington, DC.
Lydia Wahlke, General Counsel, U.S. Soccer, Chicago, IL
Cynthia Johnson Walden, Principal, Fish & Richardson, P.C., Boston, MA
Carolina Walther-Meade, Partner, Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP, New York, NY
Phyllis V. Wan, Partner, Hogan Lovells, Denver, CO
Adair Keating Weiss, Senior Stylist, Merchandiser, Carlisle Collection, New York, NY
Phoebe A. Wilkinson, Partner, Hogan Lovells, New York, NY
Sandra Williams, Senior Vice President and Deputy General Counsel West Coast, CBS Television, Los Angeles, CA
Susan Zuckerman Williams, Partner, Loeb & Loeb LLP, Los Angeles, CA
Simone Wilson-Brito, Partner, McCarter & English, Newark, NJ
Gladys Xiques, Principal, Compliance Counsel, Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co., New York, NY
Judith A. Zahid, Partner, Zelle Hofmann Voelbel & Mason LLP, San Francisco, CA
Vanessa Zampiga, General Counsel-Europe, TPG Special Situation Partners, London, U.K.