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Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Equal Pay Day Authors Panel - A Centennial Year Signature Event

Date(s): April 4, 2017

Time: 6:30 PM  EST - 8:30 PM  EST

Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP; 2001 K Street, NW; Washington, DC 20006

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Presented by: Centennial Committee
Sponsored by: Paul, Weiss Women’s Network

Marlene Trestman, Author, Fair Labor Lawyer: The Remarkable Life of New Deal Attorney and Supreme Court Advocate Bessie Margolin
Gillian Thomas, Author, Because of Sex: One Law, Ten Cases, and Fifty Years That Changed American Women's Lives at Work

Michelle Kallen, Associate, Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP

This past January saw the Historic Women’s March on Washington, an unparalleled gathering not only in the Nation’s Capital but on every continent with more than 600 sister-marches around the globe. What are the reverberations for this event in setting policy and law advancing women in achieving equality? Come celebrate the WBADC Centennial Year and Equal Pay Day for a thought-provoking panel discussion featuring authors Marlene Trestman and Gillian Thomas whose works address these themes and more.   

Advance Registration:

Members: $10
Non-members: $20
Student Members: $10

After 4/1/2017:
Members: $15
Non-members: $25
Student Members: $15

Marlene Trestman is a former Special Assistant to the Maryland Attorney General, where she started her thirty-year legal career in 1982, and has taught law at Loyola University of Maryland's Sellinger School of Business & Management, where she earned her MBA. Trestman twice received the Attorney General's Exceptional Service Award and in 2004 was named Isidore Newman School's Distinguished Alumnus. A former trustee of Goucher College, she currently serves on the board of Goucher's Prison Education Partnership. She and her husband, Henry Kahn, a partner with the law firm of Hogan Lovells, live in Baltimore. They have two grown children, Helene and Eli.   

Gillian Thomas is a Senior Staff Attorney with the American Civil Liberties Union’s (ACLU) Women’s Rights Project. She previously litigated sex discrimination cases at the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and Legal Momentum (formerly NOW Legal Defense and Education Fund). Her work has appeared in publications including Slate and The Atlantic, and she has been interviewed by NPR, The New York Times, and The Wall Street Journal, among others. She's a graduate of Yale University and the University of Michigan Law School, and lives in Brooklyn.

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