WBA Business Hour: The Paradoxes of Power -Women in Law Firm Management
Date(s): December 8, 2017
Time: 12:00 PM EST - 1:00 PM EST
Presented by: Membership Committee
Sheila Slocum Hollis, Partner and Chair, Washington Office, Duane Morris LLP
A heart to heart discussion on how one becomes a leader and then exercise power in that position for the good of the profession, the firm or organization, and the individuals that you will lead, with a spotlight on the “agony and the ecstasy” of leadership.
Cost: Free to WBA Members
The dial-in information will be sent in the registration confirmation email.
About Sheila Slocum Hollis:
Sheila Slocum Hollis is chair of the Washington, D.C. office of Duane Morris LLP, and was the
office's founding managing partner, as well as the founding practice group
leader for the firm's Energy, Environment and Resources Practice Group.
She served on the firm's Executive Committee for more than a decade and
the Partners Board for 18 years. Ms. Hollis practices in the areas of energy
transactional and regulatory law and international and administrative law
before government agencies, Congress, state and federal courts, and other
entities. She focuses on domestic and international energy, water and
environmental matters, representing governmental bodies and the power
and natural gas industries.
With a long and venerable career representing clients in matters relating
to infrastructure, natural gas development transportation and distribution,
energy reliability, enforcement and compliance, and international energy
policy, Ms. Hollis has received many honors and recognitions from the legal
industry. Most recently, she was named by Super Lawyers as one of
Washington D.C.'s Top 100 Lawyers overall and one of the Top 50 Women.
She is the first energy lawyer to be named to this list. In addition, Ms. Hollis
was recognized by the American Bar Association "(ABA)" as a "Trailblazer"
for women in law. She was among only 100 women to be so honored for
breaking barriers for women in cutting-edge law. Her personal story is now
at the Library of Congress, Harvard Law and Stanford Law libraries. In
2012, Ms. Hollis was inducted as a Fellow into the American College of
Environmental Lawyers, an honor bestowed upon a select group of lawyers
with "distinguished experience and high standards." Ms. Hollis was also
named one of the "50 Key Women in Energy Worldwide" and received the
2011 Lifetime Achievement in Energy in Platt's Global Energy Awards.
Please click here to see her full bio.
The WBA is a nonpartisan organization. The opinions and positions expressed by any program speaker are theirs alone and do not necessarily reflect the views of the WBA.
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