Q&A: Barbara Becker, Gibson Dunn & Crutcher

Q&A: Barbara Becker, Gibson Dunn & Crutcher

On May 1, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher will be led by a woman for the first time since the firm’s founding in 1890. Barbara Becker, an elite M&A lawyer in Gibson Dunn’s New York office, will succeed Ken Doran as Chairman and Managing Partner, positions he has held...
Q&A: Marie-Aimée de Dampierre of Hogan Lovells

Q&A: Marie-Aimée de Dampierre of Hogan Lovells

“Where there is an opportunity to develop, to learn, I’m happy to do that.” This simple statement by Marie-Aimée de Dampierre seems to go a long way in explaining her success, which includes her recent appointment as Hogan Lovells’ first female and Paris-based chair....
Q&A: Phyllis Wan of Holland & Hart

Q&A: Phyllis Wan of Holland & Hart

As a Gold Standard firm for 10 straight years, Holland & Hart has a laudable record promoting and retaining women that few firms can match. But the firm has not stopped investing in its diversity efforts. Last year, for example, it created a Diversity Lieutenant...