PAST WILEF EAST EVENTS

How Business Development and Leadership are Interwoven to Create a Successful Career Path, Part I

Date: April 20, 2010

WILEF East

WILEF EAST
April 20, 2010
How Business Development and Leadership are Interwoven to Create a Successful Career Path, Part I

Moderator:
Deborah Katz Solomon, Esq., Founder, Acuity Legal Consulting LLC

Speakers: 
Sheila L. Birnbaum, Partner and Co-Head, Complex Mass Tort and Insurance Group, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP
Eve Burton, Vice President and General Counsel, Hearst Corporation
Phyllis G. Korff, Partner, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP
Colleen Tracy, Managing Partner, Fitzpatrick Cella, Harper & Scinto

Best Practices of law Firm Women’s Initiatives

Date: October 20, 2009

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Moderator: 
Ida O. Abbott, Ida Abbott Consulting

Speakers: 
Elise M. Bloom, Partner, Proskauer Rose
Noreen Kelly-Najah, Partner, Latham & Watkins LLP
Partner and Chair, Women@Weil, Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP
Carolina Walther-Meade, Partner, Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy

 

Different Approaches to Leadership for Women in Law Firm

Date: June 23, 2009

WILEF East

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Moderator: 
David H. Freeman, JD., David Freeman Consulting Group LLC

Speakers: 
Susan C. Levy, Partner, Managing Partner, Jenner & Block
Philip T. (Pete) Ruegger III, Chairman, Executive Committee, Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP
Colleen Tracy, Managing Partner, Fitzpatrick, Cella, Harper & Scinto
Barton J. Winokur, Chairman and Chief Executive Officerr, Dechert LLP

Through the Looking Glass: Positioning Yourself Early in Your Career to Have What It takes to Advance at a Law Firm or in the GC’s Office

Date: June 9, 2009

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Moderator: 
Diane C. Yu, New York University

Speakers: 
Karin A. DeMasi, Partner, Cravath Swaine & Moore LLP
Lois F. Herzeca, Partner, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP Janice Mac Avoy, Partner, Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP
Deidre Stanley, Executive Vice President & General Counsel, Thomson Reuters
Carolina Walter-Meade, Partner, Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP

 

Client Relationships: How To Build Them and Get Credit for Them

Date: October 21, 2008

WILEF East

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Moderator: 
Diane Yu, Chief of Staff and Deputy to the President, New York University and past-Chair, ABA Commission on Women in the Profession (Moderator)

Speakers: 
Barry H. Berke, partner and co-Chair, White Collar Defense and SEC Regulatory Practice, Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
Kenneth A. Lefkowitz, partner and co-Chair, Corporate Department and member, Executive Committee, Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP
Roberta A. Kaplan, partner and past-co-Chair, Women’s Initiatives Committee, Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
Lorraine Koc, Vice President and General Counsel, Deb Shops, Inc. and past-President, National Association of Women Lawyers (NAWL)

 

Leveraging Your Career in an Uncertain Economy

Date: June 11, 2008

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Moderator: 
Martha Fay Africa, Partner, Major Lindsey & Africa

Speakers: 
Sharon Meit Abrahams, ED.D., Director of Professional Development, McDermott Will & Emery, LLP
Mel M. Immergut, Chairman, Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP
Valerie Ford Jacob, Chairperson, Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP
Earle Yaffa, Managing Director, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

 

Mastering Negotiation Skills: The Art of Achieving Career Success

Date: April 9, 2008

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Moderator: 
Carol Frohlinger, Negotiating Women

Speakers: 
Frank Aquila, Partner, Sullivan & Cromwell LLP
LizabethAnn R. Eisen, Partner, Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP
Michael Greco, Partner, K&L Gates and past-President ABA
Nancy Sanborn, Partner, Davis, Polk & Wardwell

 

Two Part Networking Series: Part 2 – Asking for the Business

Date: December 4, 2007

WILEF East

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Moderator: 
Betiayn Tursi, Principal, Tursi Law Marketing Management

Speakers: 
Sharon Bowen, Partner, Latham & Watkins LLP
Shelley Chapman, Partner, Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP
Patricia Skigen, General Counsel, Financial Services, American International Group, Inc.
Heidi Sorvino, Partner, (Smith Gambrell & Russell (formerly Katten Muchin)

 

Two Part Networking Series: Part 1 – Making the Connection

Date: October 9, 2007

WILEF East

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Moderator: 
M.J. Tocci, Fulcrum Advisors

Speakers: 
Molly Boast, Partner, Debevoise Erica Steinberger, Partner, Latham & Watkins LLP
Erica H. Steinberger, Partner, Latham & Watkins LLP
Marissa Wesely, Partner, Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP
Angela Williams, Senior Vice President and General Counsel, YMCA of the USA

Women Helping Other Women: Mentoring to Foster Business Development and Beyond

Date: May 17, 2007

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Moderator: 
Ida Abbott, Esq., Ida Abbott Consulting LLC

Speakers: 
Colleen Mahoney, Partner, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP
Phyllis Korff, Partner, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP
Stacy Kanter, Partner, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP
Rochelle Boas, Vice President, Legal and Assistant Secretary , Travelport