Q&A: Shannon Simpson of Cohen Clair

To insiders of the matrimonial law bar, it came as no surprise that Cohen Clair Lans Greifer Thorpe & Rottenstreich LLP has a role in one of the most consequential divorces in recent memory. As widely reported, Cohen Clair is among the firms representing Melinda...

WILEF Northern California Honors Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s Birthday

In celebration of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s birthday on March 15, WILEF Northern California Co-Vice Chair and Morgan, Lewis & Bockius partner Charlene (Chuck) Shimada interviewed University of California, Berkeley Professor of Law Amanda...

Morgan Lewis’s Joan Haratani Receives ABA Honor for Women Lawyers

Morgan Lewis partner Joan Haratani has been selected as a recipient of the 2021 Margaret Brent Women Lawyer of Achievement Award by the American Bar Association. Named after the first female lawyer in the United States, the Margaret Brent Award recognizes women...

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

“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....

Morgan Lewis Lands Litigator Linda Cenedella from JPMorgan Chase

Seasoned antitrust litigator Linda Cenedella has joined Morgan Lewis in New York as a partner, arriving from JPMorgan Chase & Co., where she served as executive director and assistant general counsel in the litigation and corporate and regulatory law departments....

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Notable Moves in Big Law

Notable Moves in Big Law

K&L Gates has expanded its real estate team with the addition of Jennifer Degotardi as a partner in the Sydney. Degotardi joins the firm from Henry Davis York, where she led the real estate practice. Michelle Moran has also joined the firm, resident in London as a...

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Notable Moves in Big Law

Notable Moves in Big Law

Reed Smith announced that Peggy Heeg has joined the firm as a partner in its Houston office, where she will be a member of the global energy and natural resources group. Heeg’s practice focuses on pipeline development, regulatory compliance, and corporate governance....

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Marjorie Harris Loeb, Mayer Brown

Marjorie Harris Loeb, Mayer Brown

When you ask successful women about their career paths, at some point in the conversation, you’re likely to hear some variation of the phrase, “I was at the right place at the right time.” Men, on the other hand, are more likely to take full credit for their success....

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Debra Dandeneau, Baker & McKenzie

Debra Dandeneau, Baker & McKenzie

Let’s face it: women are still too often held to a different standard than men, and judged on more than the quality of their work. It’s not enough to be a great lawyer. Many feel they must also be nice, but not too nice; assertive but not too assertive. Just ask Debra...

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