PAST WILEF EAST EVENTS

In Conversation With Jean Afterman, Assistant General Manager and Senior Vice President of the New York Yankees

Date: June 28, 2017

Time: 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.

Location: Proskauer Rose LLP

WILEF East

Elizabeth Anne “Betiayn” Tursi, Global Chair and Co-Founder, WILEF, will be interviewing Jean.

The X, Y and Z of Associate Development and Retention: Generational Considerations and Perspectives

Date: March 19, 2017

WILEF East

Moderator: 
Phyllis Weiss Haserot, President and Founder, Practice Development Counsel

Speakers: 
Anna L. Brown, Special Attorney and Director of Diversity, Shearman & Sterling LLP
Helise Harrington, Diversity Partner, Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal
Zhubin Parang, Associate, Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP
Rossie E. Turman III, Partner, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

  

In Conversation With Jami Wintz McKeon, Chair of Morgan, Lewis & Bockius

Date: June 1, 2016

Time: 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.

Location: Morgan, Lewis & Bockius, New York, NY

WILEF East

WILEF Global Chair, Betiayn Tursi, will be interviewing Jami Wintz McKeon, Chair of Morgan, Lewis & Bockius

WILEF’s Young Lawyers Committee presents The Art of Pitching Business: Do’s and Don’ts When Pitching for New Business.  

Date: October 27, 2015

Location: Sidley Austin, New York City

WILEF East

Moderator: 
Shira Nadich Levin, Partner, Co-Chair of Leasing Group, Chair of Women’s Initiatives, Cooley, Chair, WILEF Young Lawyers Committee

Confirmed Speakers: 
Annika Goldman, Legal Counsel, Spotify, Member, WILEF Young Lawyers Committee, Samantha J. Katze, Litigation Associate, Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, Member, WILEF Young Lawyers Committee, Laurin Blumenthal  Kleiman, Partner, Global Co-Leader of the Investment Funds, Advisors & Derivatives, Sidley Austin, Member, WILEF Global Advisory Board, Jackie A. Lu, Litigation Associate, Sidley Austin, Member, WILEF Young Lawyers Committee, Hazel-Ann F. Mayers, Executive Vice President and General Counsel, Simon & Schuster, Inc, and Member, WILEF Global Advisory Board, Andrea Newborn, Executive Vice President, TravelClick Inc. and Member, WILEF Global Advisory Board, Kathleen Pakenham, Partner, Co-Chair of Tax Group, Member of Litigation Department, Cooley.

SPECIAL EVENT:  In Conversation With Michele A. Roberts, Executive Director, National Basketball Players Association

Date: June 9, 2015

Location: Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, New York City

WILEF East hosted by Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, New York City

SPECIAL EVENT:  In Conversation With Michele A. Roberts, Executive Director, National Basketball Players Association

Culture is Key! Navigating and Impacting Your Organization to Create a Nurturing and Collaborative Environment

Date: March 24, 2015

Location: Mayer Brown LLP, New York City

WILEF East hosted by Mayer Brown LLP, New York City

Moderator: 
David H. Freeman, J.D., CEO, David Freeman Consulting Group LLC

Confirmed Speakers: 
Mary Beth Buchanan, Partner, Bryan Cave LLP, Kimberly D. Harris, Executive Vice President and General Counsel, NBC Universal, Stacy J. Kanter, Partner, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP, Michael D. Lackey, Partner in Charge Washington Office, Mayer Brown LLP, Michael Schmidtberger, Managing Partner New York office, Sidley Austin LLP

ANNUAL LAW FIRM LEADERS EVENTS: It Starts at the Top: What Law Firm Leaders Can Do to Impact the Success of Women in Their Firms

Date: October 14, 2014

WILEF East Hosted by Shearman & Sterling, New York City
Moderator:  Natasha Innocenti, Leader, Partner Practice, Northern California, Major, Lindsey & Africa and Co-Vice Chair,WILEF
Confirmed Speakers:  Candace K. Beinecke, Chair, Hughes, Hubbard & Reed LLP and Member, WILEF Law Firm Leaders Council, Creighton O’M. Condon, Senior Partner, Shearman & Sterling LLP, Joe Conroy, Chief Executive Officer, Cooley LLP and Member, WILEF Law Firm Leaders Council, William R. Dougherty, Chairman of the Executive Committee, Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP, Valerie E. Radwaner, Deputy Chair, Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP

Breakfast with Loretta E. Lynch in conversation with Elizabeth Anne “Betiayn” Tursi

Date: June 24, 2014

Time:  8:00 a.m.-8:30 a.m.

Location: The Yale Club of New York City

WILEF East
A candid conversation with Loretta E. Lynch, U.S. Attorney, Eastern District New York. Ms. Lynch will share her insights on what women can do to best position themselves for success. Ms. Lynch was appointed by President Barack Obama and on May 3, 2010, took the oath of office as United States Attorney for the Eastern District of New York from Chief United States District Judge Raymond J. Dearie. In that capacity, she is responsible for overseeing all federal criminal and civil investigations involving cases in Brooklyn, Queens, Staten Island, as well as Nassau and Suffolk Counties on Long Island. She supervises a staff of approximately 170 attorneys and 150 support personnel.

Location:  The Yale Club of New York City
Time: 8:00 a.m.-8:30 a.m. Breakfast and Networking; 8:30 a.m.-10:00 a.m. Program
Guest Speaker:  Loretta E. Lynch, U.S. Attorney, Eastern District, New York
In Conversation With: Elizabeth Anne “Betiayn” Tursi, Co-Founder and National Chair, WILEF 

Paths to Power: Career Strategy and Serendipity

Date: March 19, 2014

Time: 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.

Location: Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, Four Times Square, New York City

WILEF East

Description of Program: The program will explore various paths to success for women lawyers, while pointing out the common elements of a successful career. This is an important program for associates and young lawyers. The reality is that most associates, male and female, do not become partners at their firms (whether by choice or not), and, therefore there is great benefit to understanding the many different ways to optimize their careers. Law firms too benefit when their alums achieve excellence in other settings.

Location: Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, Four Times Square, New York City
Time: 8:00 a.m.-8:30 a.m. Breakfast and Networking; 8:30 a.m.-10:00 a.m. Program
Moderator: Jane Sullivan Roberts, Partner, Major, Lindsey & Africa and WILEF Board Member
Confirmed Speakers: Nancy Kestenbaum, Partner and Co-Chair, White Collar Defense and Investigations Practice Group, Covington & Burling and former Chief of the General Crimes Unit and Deputy Chief of the Criminal Division, U.S. Attorney’s Office, Southern District of New York, Nancy A. Lieberman, Partner, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, Gwen Marcus, Executive Vice President and General Counsel, Showtime Networks Inc., Jennifer Zimmerman, Executive Director, ERISA and Employee Benefits Legal Group, Morgan Stanley

It Starts at the Top: What Law Firm Leaders Can Do to Impact the Success of Women in Their Firms

Date: October 8, 2013

WILEF East
October 8, 2013

Title of Program: It Starts at the Top: What Law Firm Leaders Can Do to Impact the Success of Women in Their Firms