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How to Succeed and Excel as a Reduced or Flexible Hours Associate
Thursday, September 17, 2009 8:30 AM - 10:30 AM

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Today many firms have a reduced or flexible hours policy—sometimes both—but can you really be successful as an attorney while also devoting time to important personal priorities? Come get frank advice and practical tips for how to address the challenges of working a reduced or flexible arrangement. Legal industry expert Linda Bray Chanow will discuss common challenges faced by associates taking part in reduced and flexible hours programs, as well as proven strategies for beating these obstacles and charting a course for success. Hear the real stories from partners who worked reduced or flexible arrangements during their associate days. Learn how these partners successfully navigated common pitfalls and prejudices and proved their value to their firms.

EMILY FINN, Manager of Global Associate Development, Latham & Watkins LLP

LINDA BRAY CHANOW, Assistant Director, Project for Attorney Retention; MARGARET ANDREWS DAVENPORT, Private Equity Group, Debevoise & Plimpton LLP; LORI B. LESKIN, Litigation Department, Kaye Scholer LLP; MARY CONWAY, Tax Department, Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP

The fee, which includes breakfast, is $15 for members, $30 for non-members.