Successful people are open to new challenges. In order to be poised to say yes to new opportunities, we must be confident in our abilities, trust that our prior work has prepared us for the next step, and be willing to take on the accompanying risk of a new challenge. Whether you already have mastered your current challenges or want to position yourself to push for more, the National Association of Women Lawyers’ Thirteenth General Counsel Institute offers you the tools you need to take advantage of the power of preparation and to have the courage to say yes.

    In a legal landscape that can make it difficult to advance, we invite you to join us for this two-day program designed to give you the tools to: (1) position yourself to advance your career; (2) gain insight into the hottest topics in the law; (3) acquire knowledge and enhance your proficiency about the most talked about labor and employment matters; (4) take a deep dive into today’s regulatory and compliance issues; and (5) tap into technology, and embrace the changes that accompany this ever-evolving area of the law, and more.

    At GCI 13, you will be asked to challenge yourself and consider what you need to do to feel prepared, powerful, and courageous. Through inspiring stories, substantive legal workshops, and GCI’s unique open exchange of ideas, GCI 13 will help you gain leadership skills, business acumen, and the power to say yes.


    WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

    Senior corporate counsel of public, private, large and small companies, non-profits, government, and educational institutions. Registration is limited to in-house counsel. Scholarships are available for in-house attorneys who wish to attend, but may not be able to do so due to cost considerations. Registration is limited to in-house attorneys and sponsors.

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    THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS!

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    OFF-SITE EVENT
    Seyfarth Shaw LLP

    OF COUNSEL
    Jackson Walker L.L.P.
    Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
    Mayer Brown LLP
    MetLife, Inc.
    Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
    The Home Depot
    Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, LL

    BOOK SPONSOR
    Cassidy Law PLLC
    Law Office of Sara Kropf PLLC

    ASSOCIATE
    Amin, Turocy & Watson LLP
    Bressler, Amery & Ross, P.C.
    Burke, Williams & Sorenson, LLP
    Capital Forensics, Inc.
    Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
    JAMS
    Littler Mendelson P.C.
    McDonnell & Associates
    Schoen Legal Services

     RECEPTION
    Akerman LLP
    AT&T
    Burke, Williams & Sorenson, LLP
    Fisher & Phillips LLP
    McGuireWoods LLP
    Prudential Financial Inc.
    Sills Cummis & Gross P.C.
    Wiley Rein LLP

     MEDIA
    National Law Review


    THANK YOU TO OUR PLANNING COMMITTEE!

    Theresa J. Baker
    MetLife, Inc.
    New York, NY
    CHAIR

    Deborah K. Wright
    Prudential Financial, Inc.

    Dallas, TX
    VICE CHAIR

    Mimi B. MacDonald
    AT&T Services, Inc.
    St. Louis, MO
    SPONSORSHIP CHAIR
    Ruth Arnould
    Bank of America
    New York, NY
    LOGISTICS CHAIR
    Catherine So
    Tiffany & Co.
    New York, NY
    WORKSHOP CHAIR
    Megan Thiel
    Caterpillar
    Peoria, IL
    MARKETING CHAIR
    Kelly A. Clark
    Allstate Insurance Company
    Northbrook, IL
    PUBLICATIONS CHAIR
    Sarretta McDonough
    Gibson Dunn
    Los Angeles, CA
    BOARD LIAISON
    Eman Ahmed-Fakhry
    Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals
    Newark, NJ 
    Carol M. Anderson
    AT&T Services, Inc.
    Washington, DC
    Marianne Carl
    Allstate Insurance Company
    Northbrook, IL
    Ellen Casey
    MetLife, Inc.
    New York, NY
    Jenny Champlin
    Edward Jones
    St. Louis, MO
    Lisa Kohn
    Girl Scouts of the USA
    New York, NY
    Louise Genussa
    AT&T Services, Inc.
    New York, NY
    Divya George-Wedge
    AT&T Services, Inc.
    Washington, DC
    Darcy K. Gibson
    Caterpillar
    Peoria, IL
    Margaret Girard
    AT&T Services, Inc.
    New York, NY
    Kristy Gonowon
    Allstate Insurance Company
    Northbrook, IL
    Anna Kapetanakos
    AT&T Services, Inc.
    Washington, DC
    Elizabeth Kelly
    MCE
    San Rafael, CA 
    Marjan Hemmati
    CompuGroup Medical US
    Irvine, CA 
    Brooke Mallet
    AT&T Services, Inc.
    New York, NY 
    Jane Mallor McBride
    Optimus Legal Management & Consulting
    Dallas, TX
    Amber Mitchell
    Allstate Insurance Company
    Northbrook, IL
    Kristen Pugsley-Onsager
    Microsoft
    Seattle, WA
    Ora Sheinson
    SybilSecurity
    New York, NY
    Sarah A. Sorenson
    AT&T Services, Inc.
    Dallas, TX
    Heather Stenmark
    Allstate Insurance Company
    Northbrook, IL
     Laine Sutkay
    Allstate Insurance Company
    Northbrook, IL
     Karen Yen
    UBS Group AG
    New York, NY
     Jennifer Zimmerman
    Morgan Stanley
    New York, NY



    THANK YOU TO OUR PARTNERING ORGANIZATIONS!

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    Lawyers and Jurists

    Association for Women Lawyers (Wisconsin)

    Association for Women Lawyers of Greater Kansas City

    Florida Association for Women Lawyers

    Georgia Association for Women Lawyers

    Hispanic National Bar Association

    Lawyers Club of San Diego

    Maricopa County Bar Association

    Minority Corporate Counsel Association

    Ms. JD

    National Association of Minority and Women Owned Law Firms

    National Asian Pacific American Bar Association

    National Conference of Women's Bar Associations

    New Hampshire Women's Bar Association

    National Native American Bar Association

    Orange County Women Lawyers Association

    Women Lawyers Association of Michigan

    Women's Bar Association of Maryland

    Women's Bar Association of Massachusetts

    Women's In House Network


    National Association of Women Lawyers®

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