Start Date: 7/23/2020 12:00 PM EDT
End Date: 7/23/2020 1:00 PM EDT
Venue Name: Webinar Location:
Washington, DC United States 20006
Bridget Bailey Lipscomb, WBAF President, and Assistant Director, Environmental Torts, Civil Division, U.S. Department of Justice
Nithya Nagarajan, Partner, Husch Blackwell
Anna Rappaport, Executive Coach, Excelleration Coaching
With the coronavirus pandemic, women lawyers are juggling even more than usual: isolation, health-related fears, family-related challenges, and economic concerns, as well as work issues. This virtual workshop provides an overview of scientifically based protocols for helping people cope with challenges and bounce back from adversity. The program includes inspiring examples from successful women lawyers who overcame challenges in their careers, and a skill-building exercise to help you stay motivated, focused, and even happy during these challenging times.
Student Members $5
Bridget Bailey Lipscomb is a dedicated public servant who has been employed by the Department of Justice for 16 years and currently serves as an Assistant Director in the Civil Division Environmental Torts Section. Bridget is the current President of the Women’s Bar Association Foundation of D.C. and the President-Elect of the Women’s Bar Association. She is also a national Co-Chair of the Legal Affairs Committee for the Links, Incorporated, a member of the Board of Directors for DC Refers, and she has held leadership positions in volunteer bar associations and community organizations for more than 25 years. She received her J.D. from the University Of Tennessee College Of Law, and her B.A. and M.P.A. from Grambling State University.
Nithya Nagarajan is a partner at Husch Blackwell where she advises clients on U.S. trade and trade remedies. Her previous roles at the Department of Commerce, the Department of Justice, and the U.S. Court of International Trade give Nithya an insider’s perspective as she counsels clients on administrative and regulatory acts before Commerce, the International Trade Commission and U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP). Nithya also defends appeals in the U.S. Court of International Trade, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, NAFTA panels, and the World Trade Organization. Nithya clerked for the Hon. Evan Wallach, U.S. Court of International Trade and speaks Tamil, French, and German. She received her J.D. from the American University Washington College of Law and both a B.A. and M.B.A. from The George Washington University.
Anna Rappaport, J.D., PCC, is the founder and principal of
Excelleration Coaching. She is a former lawyer with 20 years’ experience coaching lawyers on leadership, business development, and career strategy. She publishes regularly in the ABA’s Law Practice Today magazine and other bar publications and speaks around the country on various career and business development topics. Anna is Co-Chair of the ABA Law Practice Division’s Lawyer Leadership and Management Committee, on the faculty of the Leadership Council for Legal Diversity, and a former Co-chair of the WBA Leadership Taskforce. Anna received her J.D. from The George Washington University Law School and a B.A. from Tufts University.
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