Women in the Legal Profession Committee

The Women in the Legal Profession Committee dedicates its time and energy to promote the full participation of women lawyers in the legal profession. Through its subcommittee structure, programs are offered to support women in both their professional and personal growth from entry-level to partnership or general counsel. The Committee is composed of women who share a passion for the practice of law, a vision for wanting to make a difference in the profession, and a commitment to support and empower each other to achieve their goals.

Of Interest

Speaker’s Remarks by Brooksley Born – Annual Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Distinguished Lecture on Women and the Law – February 8, 2016 (PDF)

Media Coverage: 5 Lessons Learned from Women General Counsels
On May 18th, the Committee on Women in the Legal Profession held its fourth annual general counsel panel, featuring women GC’s discussing lessons learned managing crises or near-crisis situations faced by their companies. For a report on the discussion by the blog Ms. JD, click on the link above. 

Event Summary: Women Who Ask: How Successful Women Rainmakers Ask for and Bring in Business (October 10, 2013) (PDF)

Video: Leaning Into Leadership: Perspectives from Women General Counsels – May 15, 2013