Grand Hyatt Washington
Grand Hyatt Washington, 1000 H St NW, Washington, DC 20001, USA

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Qwoted is a free expert network: we help reporters connect with experts & we help those same experts build relationships with top reporters.

Event Date Wed Oct 6 EDT - Fri Oct 8 EDT (12 days ago)
Location Grand Hyatt Washington
1000 H St NW, Washington, DC 20001, USA
Region Americas

Network with HUNDREDS of the Most Powerful Women in Law!

Women Influence & Power in Law (WIPL) offers an opportunity for unprecedented exchange with women in-house and outside counsel. This unique event was created with the assistance of an advisory board comprised of high ranking women, General Counsel or direct reports to the GC, and were drawn from across the globe. These attorneys have the highest levels of expertise and experience leading legal departments and practice areas.


2021 Speakers

Ann Aber
Senior Vice President, General Counsel & Secretary, JOANN Stores

Stephanie Accuosti
Global Head of Integrity Investigations, ABB

Andrea Agathoklis Murino
Partner, Kirkland & Ellis

Dipanwita Amar
Partner, Arnold & Porter

Lela Ames
Partner, Womble Bond Dickinson (US) LLP

Michelle Anderson
Partner, Fisher Phillips

Judge Rosemarie Aquilina
Judge, 30th Circuit Court, Ingham County, Michigan

Karyn A. Temple
SEVP and Global General Counsel, Motion Picture Association Inc.

Jennifer Awrey
Senior Counsel, Employment Law, Mattel

Kristy Balsanek
General Counsel, Lidl US, LLC

Allison Barlotta
Associate General Counsel, Booz Allen Hamilton

Wendy Beer
Principal, Danesmead Partners

Susan Benington
Senior Counsel, Privacy and Data Protection, Mastercard

Lynda A. Bennett
Partner Chair, Insurance Recovery Group; Member, Executive Board, Lowenstein Sandler

Rosanna Berardi
Managing Partner, Berardi Immigration Law

Gina Beredo
Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, Owens Corning

Susan Bergethon
Senior Vice President, General Counsel, TricorBraun

Meredith Beuchaw
Partner, Lowenstein Sandler

Adonica Black
Director of Talent Development and Inclusion, LexisNexis

Allison Blais
Director and Associate General Counsel, Adobe Inc.

Erica Bomsey
Corporate Counsel, Northrop Grumman

Tracey Brady Yurko
Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary, Bridgewater Associates

Catherine Bragg
Vice President and Deputy General Counsel, TRC Companies, Inc.

Erin Bruce Iacobucci
National Security Consultant, Stroock

Renee Brunett
Investigations Counsel, GE Aviation

Donna Bucella
Chief Compliance Officer, 7-Eleven Inc.

Lorraine Campos
Partner, Crowell & Moring

Elizabeth Cassady
Partner, Steptoe

Mita Chatterjee
Corporate Counsel, IP, Hologic, Inc.

Anjali Chaturvedi
Assistant General Counsel, Northrop Grumman

Angeline Chen
General Counsel, Cynefin LLC

Casarine Chong
SVP & Associate General Counsel, Bristol Myers Squibb

Katie Clark
Senior Vice President, Crisis & Reputation Risk, Edelman

Julie Coletti
Senior Vice President, Chief Legal and Regulatory Officer, Align Technology

Jenny Colgate
Partner, Rothwell Figg

Kate Connelly
Corporate Counsel - Investigations, Northrop Grumman Corporation

Joann Davaris
Vice President, Global Privacy, Booking Holdings

Kristi Davidson
VP, Associate General Counsel, Movado Group Inc.

Emily​ Dillingham
Partner, Benesch Law

Heather D. Nevitt, Esq.
Editor-in-Chief, Corporate Counsel, Inside Counsel and Global Leaders in Law, ALM

Rosalie Donlon
Editor in Chief, ALM Media LLC

Rachel Dooley
Global Managing Counsel, McKinsey Digital, McKinsey & Company

Kate Duval
Partner, Zuckerman Spaeder LLP

Laurie Ehrlich
Chief Counsel - Sales and Alliances, Datadog, Inc.

Anush Emelianova
Product Marketing Manager, DISCO

Jodi Epstein
Partner, Ivins, Phillips & Barker

Courtney Estes
Assistant Vice President and Associate General Counsel, BNSF

Jessica Fairchild
Partner, Croke Fairchild Morgan & Beres

Lindsey Finch
EVP & Data Protection Officer, Salesforce

Valerie Fleming
Senior Corporate Counsel, AAR Corp.

Lauren Fornarotto
Principal, McKool Smith

Molly Frankel
SVP & Senior Counsel, Citizens Bank

Clare Garvie
Senior Associate| Center on Privacy & Technology, Georgetown University Law Center

Kristi Gedid
Managing Director, EY Law , Legal Function Consulting, Ernst & Young LLP

Andrea Giannetta
Senior Vice President, Group Litigation Director, Enstar Group Limited

Helene Glotzer
Chief Compliance Officer and Counsel, Bridgewater Associates

Dawn Guillory Brown
Senior Associate Counsel - Tech and IP, AFLAC

Dawn Haghighi
General Counsel, Privacy and Compliance Officer, Murcor Real Estate

Laina Hammond
Investment Manager, Validity Finance

Julia Hanft
General Counsel, Transit Wireless, LLC

Tiffany Hartkemeyer
Global Chief Privacy Officer, Mercer

Stacie Hartman
Partner, Steptoe & Johnson LLP

Sara Haven
General Counsel, LogicGate, Inc.

Joy Heath Rush
CEO, International Legal Technology Association

Amy Hogan-Burney
General Manager of the Digital Crimes Unit & Associate General Counsel, Microsoft

Elaine Horn
Partner and Co-Chair of Employment Litigation & Counseling Group, Williams & Connolly

Kirsten Hotchkiss
Vice President, Global Employee Relations And Employment Counsel, American Express Global Business Travel

Elise Houlik
SVP, Assistant General Counsel | Privacy & Data Protection, Mastercard

Stasha Jain
Vice President, Legal & Compliance, Onit

Zarema Jaramillo
Partner, Lowenstein Sandler LLP

Nia Jenkins
Head of Commercial, Legal, Surescripts

Quinn Johnson
Assistant General Counsel Litigation & Risk Management, Arconic Corporation

Cheree Johnson
SVP, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary, W. R. Grace & Co.

Meghan Jones-Rolla
General Counsel, Mortgage Connect

Kate Kaso-Howard
Senior Counsel, Apple

Jacquelyn Kasulis
Acting United States Attorney, Eastern District of New York

Amanda Kauth
General Counsel, Buzzer

Nicole Kelsey
Chief Legal Officer and Secretary, Amyris, Inc.

Wendy King
FTI Consulting, Senior Managing Director, Technology

Gabrielle Kohlmeier
Associate General Counsel, Verizon

Amanda Kramer
Partner, Covington & Burling LLP

Autumn Kruse
Vice President & Associate General Counsel, Global Labor & Employment, Procter & Gamble

Sandy Kuzmich
Managing Partner, Haug Partners

Jana Landon
Chief Privacy Officer, Lincoln Financial Group

Jacqueline Lee
General Counsel, Flynn Restaurant Group

Mary Ann Le Fort
Chief Privacy Officer, Priceline

Jennifer Leonard
Chief Innovation Officer and Executive Director of the Future of the Profession Initiative, The University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School

Robin Letchinger
Partner and Family Enterprise Practice Chair, Croke Fairchild Morgan & Beres

Timothea Letson
Deputy General Counsel, Compass

Ilona Levine
General Counsel, Legal Affairs and Corporate Communications, Internet Society

Suzanne Clement Libby
Senior Director, Ethics, Corporate Compliance, Capital One

Ilona Logvinova
Associate General Counsel, McKinsey & Company, Inc.

Cathy Lueders
Assistant General Counsel, US Region, Mastercard

Katharine Manning
Author, The Empathetic Workplace

Catherine Maresh
Intellectual Property Leader

Suzanne Marisa
General Counsel, OVHcloud

Susan Markel
Managing Director, Alix Partners

Lesley Marlin
Associate General Counsel, Labor/Employment, FINRA

Melissa Mason
Global Head of Legal Operations, McKinsey & Company

Jessica Mastrogiovanni
General Counsel, Brooks Brothers

Jennifer McClennan
Head of Strategic Negotiations for Large Deals, Infosys

Clare McCown
Deputy General Counsel, Rakuten USA Inc.

Jennifer McIver
Director of Strategy US, LawVu

Sara McLean
Assistant Director, Commercial Litigation Branch, Department of Justice

Lizzy McLellan
Senior Editor, Business of Law, ALM

Julie Mediamolle
Partner, Alston & Bird LLP

Lisa Miller
Chief of Market Integrity & Major Frauds Unit, Department of Justice

Lauren Misztal
Associate General Counsel & Data Privacy Officer, Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals

Elizabeth Mohan
Deputy General Counsel, SVP Worldwide

Jessica Monson
VP & General Counsel, Caribou Coffee

Elizabeth Sinead Monteleone
Assistant General Counsel, Bumble

Tamra Moore
Corporate Counsel, Litigation, Northrop Grumman Corporation

Sara Morgan
Senior Vice President, Head of Global Talent, Axiom

Brenda Morris
Vice President, Litigation, Employment & Compliance, Sealed Air

Erin Murphy
Partner, Kirkland & Ellis

Jessica Nguyen
Chief Legal Officer, Lexion

Shaila Lakhani Ohri
Assistant General Counsel, Exelon

Christina Ondrick
Principal, McKool Smith

Maureen O’Neill
SVP, Strategic Client Experience and Diversity & Inclusion Officer, Consilio

Eileen Overbaugh
Partner, Lowenstein Sandler

Katrina Paglia
General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer, Capstone

Monica Palko
Chief Legal & Administrative Officer, York Space Systems

Kenya Parrish-Dixon
General Counsel and Chief Operating Officer, Empire Technologies Risk Management Group

Nancy Perkins
Counsel, Arnold & Porter

Michelle Perrin-Steinberg
Lead Senior Legal Counsel, SAP

McCray Pettway
Vice President and Associate General Counsel, Expeditors International of Washington, Inc.

Adrienne Petz
Managing Director, U.S. Litigation Communications Crisis & Risk, Edelman

Archana Rajendra
Senior Associate General Counsel, Henry Ford Health System and Health Alliance Plans

Cristina Regojo Gedan
SVP and Deputy General Counsel, U.S. Bank Corp

Clarine Nardi Riddle
Counsel, Kasowitz Benson Torres LLP

Rebecca Rohr
Vice President, Anti-Corruption and Global Trade, Ethics & Compliance Office, Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Ama Romaine
General Counsel & Chief Compliance Officer, G6 Hospitality LLC

Megan Ryan
General Counsel, Chief Compliance, Privacy & Ethics Officer, Executive Vice President, Nu Health

Susanne Sachsman Grooms
Partner, Kaplan Hecker & Fink

Laura Schiesl Vega
Associate General Counsel and Director, Insight

Daniele Schiffman
Assistant General Counsel & Chief Compliance Officer, Indo-MIM Inc.

Christine Schiffner
Bureau Chief - The National Law Journal, ALM

Stephanie Schmidt
Global Chief Privacy Officer, Prudential Financial

Sara Schultz
Legal Tech Consultant, BRYTER

Kristie Scott
General Counsel, Xometry

Mara Senn
Director & Senior Counsel, Global Compliance Investigations, Zimmer Biomet

Danielle Shand
In-House Employment Counsel, The Creative Artists Agency (CAA)

Ilana Shulman
Chief Compliance Officer, Hillrom

Sonya Sigler
Founder, PractiGal

Elizabeth Small
General Counsel, CDP North America, Inc.

Jeri Somers
Partner, Jenner & Block

Angela Spivey
Partner, Alston & Bird LLP

Audrey Taranto
General Counsel, Enstar Group Limited

Jessica Taub Rosenberg
Partner, Kasowitz Benson Torres

Kimberly Taylor
President, JAMS

Amy Tenbrink
EVP and Associate General Counsel – Revenue and Business Development, Univision Communications

Casiya Thaniel
Associate General Counsel, Workday

Ariel Trajtenberg
Senior Counsel, Bechtel Global Corporation

Dana Vallera
Senior Counsel, Corning, Inc.

Iyanla Vanzant
Host, Iyanla Fix My Life

Jami Vibbert
Partner, Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP

Kerry Walsh
VP/Litigation Counsel, Fidelity National Financial

Stacy Walsh
Director, Corporate Legal Operations, Travelers

Maggie Warren
SVP & General Counsel, Vertafore, Inc.

Samantha Wellington
SVP, Chief Legal Officer, Secretary, TriNet

Aparna Williams
Head of Legal, Popout, Inc.

Jennifer Williams
Acting United States Attorney, Eastern District of PA, United States Department of Justice

Julie Myers Wood
CEO, Guidepost

Susannah Wright
Chief Legal Officer, Credit Karma

Simone Wu
Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary & External Affairs, Choice Hotels International

Leah Yadegar
Senior Corporate Counsel, Material

Jolene Yee
Vice President & General Counsel, Delicato Family Wines

Jenna Yott
Associate General Counsel, Able Services

Kristin Zmrhal
VP, Product Strategy, DISCO

Marla Zwas
Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, Truck Hero

Sponsors & Partners

2021 Sponsors

• Fisher Phillips
• Lowenstein Sandler
• Axiom

• Kirkland & Ellis

• Alix Partners
• Alston & Bird
• Arnold & Porter
• Benesch
• Covington
• Deloitte
• Disco
• EY
• Guidepost
• Ivins Phillips Barker
• Jenner & Block LLP

• Baker Botts
• Delegate.Legal
• FTI Consulting
• Kasowitz Benson Torres
• LexisNexis
• Onit
• Rothwell Fig