Morgan Lewis Partner Notches ‘Virtual’ Win in Delaware Chancery Court

Male voices have long dominated the all-important Court of Chancery in Delaware. But that appears to be changing, with more women taking important roles on the bench and as leaders for the state’s largest law firms. Women are also taking more leading roles arguing in...

WILEF Announces First Round US and UK Gold Standard Certified Firms

Twenty-nine US law firms and 10 UK firms have been awarded 2021 Gold Standard Certification by the Women in Law Empowerment Forum (www.wilef.com). WILEF grants Gold Standard status to major firms that meet objective criteria concerning the number of women among equity...

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...

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Up, Up and Away

Up, Up and Away

It’s not unusual for lawyers to practice in fields where they have relevant professional experience, education or personal interests. Take Cozen O’Connor Associate Jennifer Urban. An associate in the firm’s Transportation and Trade practice, Urban recently passed the...

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Women in Big Law Making an Impact

Women in Big Law Making an Impact

Loeb & Loeb Team Scores Win for Sumner Redstone While the fate of Sumner Redstone’s media empire is still up in the air, his personal life is a bit more settled thanks in part to his legal team at Loeb & Loeb. After just one day of trial in May, a high-profile...

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