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Getting a Seat at the Table and What to do Once You've Obtained Your Seat: Tips for Women Lawyers

Recorded on: Jan. 29, 2018
Running Time: 01:53:39

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Taken from the Web Program Women Lawyers in Leadership 2018 Recorded January 2018 in New York

Getting a Seat at the Table and What to do Once You've Obtained Your Seat: Tips for Women Lawyers [01:53:39]
  • How to get appointed as lead counsel
  • What Judges look for when deciding leadership
  • Should women play the gender card?
  • Negotiation tips for women lawyers
  • How to be valued once you're serving as lead counsel
  • Why do men get many of the prominent roles?

Wendy R. Fleishman, Danielle Foley, Jacquelyn Kasulis, Elaine H. Mandelbaum, Heidi M. Silton

The purchase price of this Web Program segment includes the following articles from the Course Handbook available online:

  • First Chairs at Trial: More Women Need Seats at the Table (one page description), Commission on Women in the Profession, American Bar Association, American Bar Foundation, available for download at no cost at (2015)
  • Sarah Foster, Why Are Women Not Making It to the Top?, AON Talent Blog (September 18, 2017),
    Karen Hanson Riebel
Wendy R. Fleishman ~ Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein LLP
Danielle R Foley ~ Partner, Venable LLP
Jacquelyn Kasulis ~ Chief, Business and Securities Fraud Section, U.S. Attorney's Office, Eastern District of New York, U.S. Department of Justice
Elaine H. Mandelbaum ~ Managing Director and General Counsel, Litigation and Regulatory Enforcement, Citi Institutional Clients Group
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