|Minority Women Litigators: Experiences in the Courtroom and Beyond|
Tuesday, October 25, 2011 6:30 pm-8:30 pm
Are there experiences unique to minority women litigators? Our panel will discuss the paths of minority women lawyers as they navigate their way through the courts, law firms and other arenas. The panelists will discuss successful strategies that they have utilized, the role of mentors and sponsors, and how they can recognize and overcome any challenges that arise.
Honorable Margarita López Torres, Surrogate, Kings County (moderator); Christine Chung, Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan LLP; Runa Rajagopal, Supervising Attorney, Civil Action Practice, Bronx Defenders; Seetha Ramachandran, Deputy Chief, Money Laundering and Bank Integrity Unit, Criminal Division, US Department of Justice; Ghillaine Reid, Gibbons, P.C.
Task Force on Women in the Courts, Reema Abdelhamid, Chair; Committee on Minorities in the Courts, Nadine Fontaine, Chair; Committee on Minorities in the Profession, Jeanine Conley, Chair; Committee on Women in the Profession, Angela Rella, Chair
RSVP to Patricia.Leibowitz@friedfrank.com
Event Location: 42 West 44th St. (bet. 5th & 6th Ave.)