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, CBS
Deputy Global Chair for Gold Standard Certification, Michael Lackey, Mayer Brown
Deputy Global Chair for International, Melinda Wallman, MLegal
Co Founder, WILEF East, Peggy Cohen, Donnelley Financial Solutions
Co Founder, WILEF DC, Jane Sullivan Roberts, Mlegal Group, Inc.
Co-Founder, WILEF Chicago and Chair, WILEF Chicago Young Lawyers Committee, Lisa Snow, Duff & Phelps
Co-Vice Chair WILEF East, Janet Markoff, Major, Lindsey & Africa
Co-Vice Chair WILEF Chicago, Elizabeth McCloy, Sidley Austin LLP
Co-Vice Chair, WILEF Northern California, Charlene S. Shimada, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
Co-Vice Chair,  Anna G. Rotman, Partner, Kirkland & Ellis LLP

Co-Vice Chair, WILEF Southern California, Merle J. Vaughn, Major, Lindsey & Africa

Co-Vice Chair, WILEF Paris, Somesha Ferdinand, Chief Compliance Officer, Wells Fargo Securities Europe
Chair, Gold Standard Certification Committee, Nancy Bertoglio, K&L Gates (retired)
Co-Chair, Young Lawyers Committee WILEF East, Adriana Lofaro Wirtz, Cooley LLP

Co-Chair, Young Lawyers Committee WILEF East, Samantha Katze, Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
Co-Chair, Diversity Committee, Danyale Price, Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrision LLP
Co-Chair Diversity Committee, Peter Wilson, Proskauer Rose LLP
Co-Chair, Diversity Committee/International, Leslie Richards-Yellen, Hogan Lovells LLP
Co-Chair, WILEF East, Phyllis G. Korff, Mayer Brown LLP
Co-Chair, WILEF East, Meaghan B. Miller, Donnelley Financial Solutions

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, Carol Morganstern, Major, Lindsey & Africa
Co-Chair, WILEF Southern California, Leslie Helmer, Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP
Co-Chair, WILEF Southern California and Chair, Young Lawyers Committee, Stacy Horth-Neubert, Sidley Austin LLP
Co-Chair, WILEF Southern California, Jodi Karpel Senior Counsel, Employment Law Group, Walgreen Co.
Co-Chair, WILEF Southern California, Deborah L. Stein, Partner, Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP

Co-Chair, WILEF Chicago, Susan Charles, Troutman Sanders LLP
Co-Chair, WILEF Chicago, Jena M. Valdetero, Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP
Co-Chair, WILEF Chicago, Molly McGinley, K&L Gates
Co-Chair, Fermeen Fazal, Vice President and Chief Counsel, Universal Pegasus International
Co-Chair, WILEF Houston, Stefanie Moll, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius
Co-Chair, WILEF Boston, Elizabeth E. Smith, Major, Lindsey & Africa
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
Co-Chair, WILEF Paris, Cécile Di Meglio, Director Head of International Litigation, Société Générale
Co-Chair, WILEF Paris, Celine Domenget Morin, Goodwin LLP

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, Aissa Rice-Tagon, MLegal
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
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
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 A. Caplane, Partner, Major, Lindsey & Africa, 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
Stephanie L. DeLong, Venable LLP, Washington DC
Pamela S. DiCarlantonio, Partner, Major, Lindsey & Africa, 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
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
Kathleen Gersh, Senior Counsel, Loeb & Loeb LLP, New York, NY
Rahwa Ghebre-Ab, Vice President, Business & Legal Affairs, Lionsgate Entertainment Inc., Los Angeles, CA
Erin Gladney, Partner, Baker McKenzie, New York, NY
Jessica L. Grant, Partner, Venable LLP, San Francisco, CA
Barbara R. Grayson, Partner, Jenner & Block, Chicago, IL
Daryn L. Grossman, Partner, Proskauer Rose 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
Mary Hicks, Director, Legal Operations Wolters Kluwer, New York, NY
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
Melanie Howard, Partner, Loeb & Loeb LLP, Los Angeles, CA
Mary Huser, Senior Vice President and General COunsel, Plantonics, Santa Cruz, CA
Kimberly Leach Johnson, Firm Chair, Quarles & Brady LLP, Naples, FL
Kate Karas, General Counsel, Chime, San Francisco, CA
Cynthia B. Keliher, Partner, McCarter & English LLP, Boston, MA
Elizabeth Kim, Partner, Loeb & Loeb LLP, New York, NY
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
Teresa A. Lavoie, Principal, Fish & Richardson, Redwood City, CA
Doreen E. Lilienfeld, Partner, Shearman & Sterling LLP, New York, NY
Juliette Loget, Partner, Davis Polk & Wardwell, Paris, France
Maura Davis McAuliffe, General Counsel, The Boston Globe, Boston, MA
Barbara Clarke McCurdy, Partner, Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP, Washington, D.C.
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
Aleena Maher, Senior Vice Presidet, Business and Legal Affairs, Viacom Media Networks, New York, NY
Gwen Marcus,
Executive Vice President and General Counsel, Showtime Networks Inc., New York, NY
Jennifer Marines, Partner, Morrison & Foerster LLP, New York, NY
Taisa Markus, Partner, White & Case LLP, New York, NY
Cécile Martin, Managing Partner, Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C., Paris, France

Doreen S. Martin, Partner, Venable LLP, New York, NY
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
Mika Mayer, Partner, Cooley LLP, Palo Alto, CA
Hazel-Ann F. Mayers, Executive Vice President and Chief Business Ethics and Compliance Officer, Simon & Schuster, Inc., 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
Katherine Minarik, Group General Counsel, Cleverbridge, Chicago, IL
Tiffany Mosely, Partner, Loeb & Loeb, Washington, DC
Jennifer Moss, Director, Major, Lindsey & Africa, Boston, MA
Frances Murphy, Partner, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP, London UK
Roxana Niktab, Corporate Counsel, Amazon Lab 126, Inc., Cupertino, CA
Jane B. O’Brien, Partner, Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP, Washington, DC
Cynthia M. Ohlenforst, Partner, K&L Gates, Dallas, TX
Suzy O’Keefe, Practice Leader, Associate Practice Group EMEA, Major, Lindsey & Africa, London, UK
Ijeoma Okoli, Executive Director, JP Morgan Chase & Co., London, U.K.
Meagan S. Olsen, Partner, Paul Hastings LLP, Los Angeles, CA
Adrienne J. Olson, Partner, Quarles & Brady LLP, Chicago, IL
Nesli Orhon, Partner, Major, Lindsey & Africa, Boston, MA
Ellen Ostrow, Founding Principal, Lawyers Life Coach, Washington, DC
Shannon M. O’Sullivan, Sounel, Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP, New York, NY
Kathleen Packenham, Partner, Cooley 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
Nancy B. Reiner, Managing Director, Major, Lindsey & Africa, Boston, MA
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
Cheryl J. Scarboro, Partner, Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP, Washington, DC
Michael J. Schmidtberger, Chair of the Executive Committee, Sidley Austin LLP, New York, NY
Ellen Scordino, Partner, Cooley LLP, Boston, MA
Savalle Sims, General Counsel, DIscovery Communications, LLC, Silver Spring, MD
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
Eliza Stoker, Managing Director, Major, Lindsey & Africa, New York, NY
Stephanie L. Sweitzer, Partner, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP, Chicago, IL
Rachpal K. Thind, Partner, Sidley Austin LLP, London, U.K.
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
Katherine G. Weinstein, Partner, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius, New York, NY
Cynthia Johnson Walden, Principal, Fish & Richardson, P.C., Boston, MA
Carolina Walther-Meade, Partner, Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP, New York, NY
Adair Keating Weiss, Senior Stylist, Merchandiser, Carlisle Collection, New York, NY
Phoebe A. Wilkinson, Partner, Hogan Lovells, New York, NY
Nikkya Williams, Associate General Counsel, Facebook, Inc., Menlo Park, CA
Sandra Williams, Senior Vice President and Deputy General Counsel West Coast, CBS Television, 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.