Leadership

CHAIRS

Global Chair and Co-Founder, Elizabeth Anne “Betiayn” Tursi, WILEF
Deputy Global Chair for Young Lawyers Committees, Shira Nadich Levin, Cooley LLP
Deputy Global Chair for In-House Counsel, Naomi B. Waltman, ViacomCBS
Deputy Global Chair for Gold Standard Certification, Michael Lackey, Mayer Brown
Deputy Global Chair for International, Melinda Wallman, Macrae, Inc.
Chair, Gold Standard Certification Committee, Nancy Bertoglio, K&L Gates (retired)
Co-Chair, Diversity Committee, Danyale Price, Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrision LLP
Co-Chair Diversity Committee, Peter Wilson, Proskauer Rose LLP

WILEF East
Co Founder, Peggy Cohen, DealRoom
Co-Chair, Phyllis G. Korff, Mayer Brown LLP
Co-Chair, Heather Judnick, Donnelley Financial Solutions
Chair, Young Lawyers Committee, Laura Turano, Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP

WILEF DC
Co Founder, Jane Sullivan Roberts, Macrae, Inc.
Co-Chair, Lauren Drake, Macrae, Inc.
Co-Chair, Nicole E. Erb, White & Case LLP
Co-Chair, Jane B. O’Brien, Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
Chair, Young Lawyers Committee, Rachel Nonaka, Macrae, Inc.

WILEF Boston
Co-Chair, Inez Friedman-Boyce, HarborOne
Co-Chair, Boston, Ellen Scordino, DLA Piper LLP
Co-Chair, Cynthia Johnson Walden, Fish & Richardson, P.C

WILEF Northern California
Co-Founder and Co-Chair, Natasha Innocenti, Macrae, Inc
Co-Vice Chair, Charlene S. Shimada, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP

WILEF Southern California
Co-Chair, Leslie Helmer, Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP
Co-Chair, Jodi Karpel, Starbucks
Co-Chair, Deborah L. Stein, Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP
Co-Chair and Chair, Young Lawyers Committee, Stacy Horth-Neubert, Sidley Austin LLP

WILEF Chicago
Co-Founder and Chair, Young Lawyers Committee, Lisa Snow, Duff & Phelps
Co-Vice Chair, Elizabeth McCloy, Sidley Austin LLP
Co-Chair, Susan Charles, Troutman Pepper LLP
Co-Chair, Molly McGinley, K&L Gates

WILEF Houston
Co-Vice Chair, Anna G. Rotman, Kirkland & Ellis LLP
Co-Chair, Fermeen Fazal, Universal Pegasus International
Co-Chair, Stefanie Moll, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius

WILEF London
Co-Chair, Rajinder Bassi, Kirkland & Ellis LLP
Co-Chair, Lynnsey McCall, Morrison & Foerster LLP

WILEF Paris
Co-Vice Chair, Somesha Ferdinand, Wells Fargo Securities Europe

MANAGEMENT
Global Director of Administration, Silvana Del Carpio Crawford, Donnelley Financial Solutions
Director, Office of the Global Chair, Rhonda Horowitz, Donnelley Financial Solutions
Executive Director, WILEF Southern California, Jennifer Ganesh, Sidley Austin LLP
Executive Director, WILEF London, Emma O’Brien, Macrae. Inc.
Executive Director, WILEF Paris, Adriana Ingenito, Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP
GLOBAL ADVISORY BOARD
Irene Abrahami, Consultant, Balenciaga, Paris, France
Kelley A. Aleman,
Vice President, Deputy General Counsel and Assistant Secretary, Waters Corporation, Milford, MA
Kathryn Alessi, Partner, Sidley Austin LLP, Boston, MA
Diane E. Ambler, Partner, K&L Gates LLP, Washington, D.C.
Natalie R. Arbaugh, Principal, Fish & Richardson P.C., Dallas, TX
Marilyn Moore Basso, Vice President and General Counsel, TPG Group, Houston, TX
Martine M. Beamon, Partner, Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP, New York, NY
Jean C. Baker, Ph.D., Quarles & Brady LLP, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Barbara Becker, Partner, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP, New York, NY
Katherine J. Blair, Partner, Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, Los Angeles, CA
Elise M. Bloom, Partner, Proskauer Rose LLP, New York, NY
Lara Samet Buchwald, Partner, Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP, New York, NY
Lisa Stephanian Burton, Shareholder, Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C., Boston, MA
Laurie Caplane, Chief Operating Officer, Macrae, Inc., New York, NY
Cheryl Chan, Partner, Davis Polk & Wardwell, New York, NY

Sonya Mirbagheri Cheney, Vice President, Assistant General Counsel and Deputy Compliance Officer, CBS Corp., New York, NY
Ellen N. Ching, Partner, Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison, New York, NY
Samantha Lake Coghlan, Partner, Goodwin Procter, London, U.K.
Amie V. Colby, Partner, Troutman Sanders LLP
Jennifer Colvin, Shareholder, Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C., Chicago, IL

Creighton Condon, Senior Partner, Shearman & Sterling LLP, New York, NY
Elizabeth Abbene Coleman, Associate General Counsel-Litigation, Uber, 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, PTTGC America Houston, TX
Laura Degnan, Principal, Fish & Richardson, Washington, DC
Marie-Aimee de Dampierre, Regional Managing Partner, Hogan Lovells LLP, Paris France
Denise Diallo, Executive Partner, Paris, White & Case LLP, Paris, France

Mariah DiGrino, Partner, DLA Piper LLP, Chicago, IL
Elena Maria DiMuzio, Senior Legal Counsel, Litigation and Regulatory, Dropbox, Inc., San Francisco, CA
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
Marwa Elborai, Partner, Shearman & Sterling LLP, London, UK
Sierra Elizabeth, Partner, Kirkland & Ellis LLP, Los Angeles, CA
Jennifer O. Farina, Partner, McCarter & English LLP, Newark, NJ
Lisa M. Ferri, Partner, Mayer Brown LLP, New York, NY
Noreen Fishman, Director of Client Services, Good2bSocial, New York, NY
Amy Fox, Director and Associate General Counsel, Oculus VR Inc., Menlo Park, CA
Victoria Furniss, Associate General Counsel, Netflix, Los Angeles, CA
Rahwa Ghebre-Ab, Vice President, Business & Legal Affairs, Lionsgate Entertainment Inc., Los Angeles, CA
Barbara R. Grayson, Partner, Willkie, Farr & Gallagher LLP, Chicago, IL
Daryn L. Grossman, Managing Partner, Proskauer Rose LLP, New York, NY
Colleen Carey Gulliver, Partner, DLA Piper LLP, New York, NY
Erin Hanson, Partner, White & Case LLP, New York, NY

Kimberley Harris, Executive Vice President and General Counsel, NBC Universal, New York, New York
Leslie Hecht Helmer, Shareholder, Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C., Los Angeles, CA
Camille Higonnet, Partner, Proskauer Rose LLP, Boston, MA
Allyson Ho, Partner, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP, Dallas, TX

Peggy L. Ho, Executive Vice President and Deputy General Counsel, LPL Financial, Boston, MA
Kelly Hoey, Consultant, New York, NY
Suzanne Horne, Board of Directors, Applied Therapeutics, New York, NY
Mary Huser, Executive Vice President, Chief Legal and Compliance Officer, Poly, Santa Cruz, CA
Kimberly Leach Johnson, Chair Emeritus, Quarles & Brady LLP, Naples, FL
Suzanne Kane, Managing Director, Macrae, Inc., San Francisco, CA
Kate Karas, General Counsel, Chime, San Francisco, CA
Samantha Katze, Partner, Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, New York, NY
Cynthia B. Keliher, Partner, McCarter & English LLP, Boston, MA
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
Diane Gabl Kratz, Senior Corporate Counsel Intellectual Property, Seagate Technology, Cupertino, CA
Rosalind Fahey Kruse, Partner, Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP, New York, NY
Catherine Lacavera, Director of IP and Litigation, Google Inc., Mountain View, CA
Holly R. Lake, Partner, DLA Piper LLP, Los Angeles, CA
Jan A. Larson, Partner, Jenner & Block LLP, Los Angeles, CA

Teresa A. Lavoie, Principal, Fish & Richardson, Redwood City, CA
Doreen E. Lilienfeld, Partner, Shearman & Sterling LLP, New York, NY
Grace J. Lee, Partner, Shearman & Sterling LLP, Washington, DC
Karen Lewis, Principal, Heim-Lewis, Paris, France
Juliette Loget, Davis Polk & Wardwell, Paris, France
Maura Davis McAuliffe, The Boston Globe, Boston, MA
Bridget McCarthy, Managing Director, Macrae, Inc., San Francisco, CA

Daniella McGuigan, Partner, Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C., London, UK

Jami Wintz McKeon,  Chair of the Firm, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP, Philadelphia, PA
Joe Macrae, Founder and Chairman, Macrae, Inc., San Francisco, CA
Aleena Maher, Senior Vice President, Business and Legal Affairs, ViacomBCS, New York, NY
Gwen Marcus,
 New York, NY
Jennifer Marines, Partner, Morrison & Foerster LLP, New York, NY
Cécile Martin, Managing Partner, Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C., Paris, France
Pamela J. Martinson, Partner, Sidley Austin LLP, Los Angeles and Palo Alto, CA
Jai R. Massari, Partner, Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP, Washington, DC
Marco Massotti, Partner, Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison LLP, New York, NY
Jennifer Mathis, Managing Partner, Troutman Sanders LLP, San Francisco, CA
Daniella Mayer, Partner, Cohen Clair Lans Greifer Thorpe & Rottenstreich LLP, New York, NY

Hazel-Ann F. Mayers, New York, NY
Jackie Medecki, DIrector and Managing Attorney, Cybersecurity and Privacy Policy. Intel Corporation, Washington, DC
Ashley Messenger, Senior Associate General Counsel, NPR, Washington, DC
Heather N. Mewes, Principal Counsel, Apple Inc., Cupertino, CA
Connie Milonakis, Counsel, Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP, London, U.K.
Katherine Minarik, Group General Counsel, Cleverbridge, Chicago, IL
Frances Murphy, Partner, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP, London UK
Roxana Niktab, Corporate Counsel, Amazon Lab 126, Inc., Cupertino, CA
Cynthia M. Ohlenforst, Partner, K&L Gates, Dallas, TX
Suzy O’Keefe, Managing Director, Macrae, Inc., London, U.K.
Ijeoma Okoli, Executive Director, JP Morgan Chase & Co., London, U.K.
Adrienne J. Olson, Partner, Quarles & Brady LLP, Chicago, IL
Ellen Ostrow, Founding Principal, Lawyers Life Coach, Washington, DC
Shannon M. O’Sullivan, Counsel, Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP, New York, NY
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
Amy M. Pocklington, Founding Shareholder, Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C., Richmond, VA
Bronwyn F. Pollack, Partner, Mayer Brown LLP, Los Angeles, CA
Valerie Radwaner, Deputy Chair, Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP, New York, NY
Jennifer Reiners, Vice President, General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer, Donnelley Financial Solutions, Chicago, IL
Katherine A. Roberts, Partner, Sidley Austin LLP, Los Angeles, CA
Nancy Ross, Partner, Mayer Brown LLP, Chicago, IL
Jonina Sauer, Senior Director, Associate General Counsel—M&A, Thermo Fisher Scientific, Waltham, MA
Cheryl J. Scarboro, Partner, Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP, Washington, DC
Michael J. Schmidtberger, Chair of the Executive Committee, Sidley Austin LLP, New York, NY
Emily Sheahan, Counsel, Akin, Gump, Stauss, Hauer & Feld LLP, New York, NY
Savalle Sims, General Counsel, Discovery Communications, LLC, Silver Spring, MD
Shannon R. Simpson, Partner, Cohen Clair Lans Greifer Thorpe & Rottenstreich LLP, New York, NY
Katherine V. A. Smith, Partner, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP, Los Angeles, CA
Sonya Olds Som, Partner, Heidrick & Struggles, Chicago, IL
Lindsay R. Sparks, Partner, Paul Hastings LLP, Houston, TX
Grace E. Speights, Partner, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP, Washington, DC
Delia B. Spitzer, Partner, Proskauer Rose LLP, Paris, France
Amelia T.R. Starr, Partner, Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP, New York, NY
Laurie N. Stempler, Partner, Desmarais LLP, New York, NY

Deborah L. Stein, Partner, Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP, Los Angeles, CA
Stephanie L. Sweitzer, Partner, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP, Chicago, IL
Rachpal K. Thind, Partner, Sidley Austin LLP, London, U.K.
Allison A. Torrence, Partner, Jenner & Block LLP, Chicago, IL
Helen R. Trilling, Partner, Hogan Lovells, Washington, DC.
Kevin Vermeulen, Partner and Chief Operating Officer, Good2bSocial, New York, NY
Lydia Wahlke, General Counsel, U.S. Soccer, Chicago, IL
Eleonora Wäktare Managing Director, Macrae,Inc., London, UK
Katherine G. Weinstein, Partner, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius, New York, NY
Carolina Walther-Meade, Partner, Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP, New York, NY
Ariel White-Tsimikalis, Partner, Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP, London, U.K.
Phoebe A. Wilkinson, Partner, Hogan Lovells, New York, NY
Nikkya Williams, Associate General Counsel, Facebook, Inc., Menlo Park, CA
Simone Wilson-Brito, Partner, McCarter & English, Newark, NJ
Adriana Lofaro WIrtz, Partner, Cooley, New York, NY
Vanessa Zampiga, General Counsel-Europe, Sixth Street Partners LLC,London, U.K.