Event Calendar

Tuesday, December 4, 2018

Formula for Success: How In-House Counsel Can Advance Women of Color to Partnership

Start Date: 12/4/2018 6:00 PM EST
End Date: 12/4/2018 8:00 PM EST

Venue Name: Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP

Location:
1111 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, DC  United States  20004

Presented by: Women of Color Task Force
Co-Sponsored by: Diversity Committee; In-House Counsel Forum; 20+Years of Expertise Committee; Career Development Committee; Leadership Task Force; Asian Pacific American Bar Association of Greater Washington, D.C. Area; Hispanic Bar Association of the District of the District of Columbia; Korean-American Bar Association of Washington, D.C.; Minority Corporate Counsel Association; Taiwanese American Lawyers Committee; Native American Bar Association D.C.; Greater Washington Area Chapter, Women Lawyers Division, National Bar Association; D.C. Bar; Filipino American Lawyers Association of Washington, DC

Featuring:
Ricardo Anzaldua, Executive Vice President 
and Senior Legal Advisor, Freddie Mac
Sharie Brown, Partner, Troutman Sanders
Zara Roberts Gerald, Senior Vice President 
and General Counsel, NORAM at IDEMIA
Marianela Peralta, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, Allegis Global Solutions
Grace Speights, Partner, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP

Moderator:
Yolanda Hawkins-Bautista, WBA President and Associate General Counsel, Freddie Mac

The WBA’s Corporate Counsel and Law Firm Women of Color Task Force aims to positively impact the number of women of color partners at major law firms in or supporting corporate legal departments in the DC area. The Task Force will provide a platform for DC -area in-house and law firm lawyers to work together to identify and promote diversity best practices and create opportunities that allow minority women attorneys to thrive, reach, and succeed as partners.

Advanced Registration Cost:
Members $25
Non-Members $35
Student Members $20

After 11/30/2018
Members $30
Non-Members $40
Student Members $25

A networking reception will precede the program. Food and drinks will be provided.         

Refunds can only be processed for cancellations received more than two business days prior to the event.

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