Women in Business Law

The Law, Finance and Governance program sponsors talks and events focusing on issues facing women in business law, and showcasing influential women business lawyers and executives.

Women in Business Law: Lobbying for Business

April 10, 2019

The Women in Business Law Series welcomes women attorneys who are lobbyists, to talk about their experiences lobbying for business and how their legal education and work as an attorney inform their work and influenced their careers. Speakers will also discuss ethical decision-making in business for the common good, leadership and career choices for attorneys for […]

Women in Business Law: Discussing Ethics, with Litigator Rasheeda Khan

April 2, 2019
Location: Drinko 351

Rasheeda Khan, Peterson Conners, LPA Please click here to register. Rasheeda is an experienced civil litigator, criminal defense and ethics attorney who has been litigating and trying cases for over sixteen years. She will talk about ethics in the context of her experience as a trial lawyer, representing large corporations, foreign companies, universities and government […]

What I Wish I Learned in Law School About How to Be a Successful Woman Attorney

October 30, 2018
Location: Drinko 347

Register below (required.) The Women in Business Law Series is proud to welcome Linda Lu, Senior Vice President of the Property & Casualty Personal Lines Legal Team at Nationwide Insurance. As functional general counsel, Lu leads 100 professionals, and is a direct report to the Chief Legal Officer. She is on the President’s Cabinet and on […]

Women in Business Law Series: Owning the Firm

March 29, 2018
Location: Barrister Club

Join the Women in Business Law Series for an exciting panel discussion by three women attorneys about the rewards, challenges and risks involved in owning and operating your own law firm.  Katrina Lee, Moritz College of Law Clinical Professor of Law, and a former business law practitioner, will moderate. Registration required; register below. Susan Rhiel […]

Corporate Practice Prep: In-House Litigating

March 5, 2018
Location: Drinko 245

The program on Law, Finance and Governance welcomes Kailee Goold, Litigation Counsel at Cardinal Health, for a discussion about litigating in-house and skills and practices helpful to in-house legal practice. Ranked 15 on the Fortune 500, Cardinal Health employs over 37,000 people worldwide, and works to reduce the total cost of healthcare and to improve the […]

Women in Business Law: Managing Large-scale Cases in High-Profile and Pressure Environments

January 25, 2018
Location: Drinko 251

The Women in Business Law Series welcomes Moritz alumna Catherine Woltering, a Partner at Baker|Hostetler, in Columbus. Catherine Woltering will speak with students about her practice on complex commercial, securities and bankruptcy litigation matters, with experience in all phases of civil litigation in state and federal courts, alternative dispute resolution, and managing large-scale cases in high-profile […]

Women in Business Law Series: Legal Issues Affecting Women in the Workplace

November 15, 2017
Location: Barrister Club

Join the Women in Business Law Series for an important panel discussion about workplace issues that especially affect women. Panelists are Moritz alumnae Lisa Whittaker, Senior Attorney, Litigation and Employment at Ascena Retail Group, Inc., Cathrine (Kate) J. Harshman, Partner, Hunter, Carnahan, Shoub, Byard & Harshman, and Patrice B. Borders, Senior Counsel, MWH Law Group, and Principal, […]

Women Attorneys in Business and Beyond

April 3, 2017
Location: Barrister Club, 25 W. 11th Avenue, Columbus, Ohio

The Women in Business Law series proudly presents a panel discussion about women in the legal profession who have moved from corporate/business law practice to philanthropy. Guest panelists include Philomena (“Mimi”) Dane, President/CEO at Flying Horse Farms, Kelley Griesmer, Director of Special Projects at the Columbus Foundation, and Hope Sharett, Director, Community Stewardship at the Crane Group. […]

Women in Business Law Series, with Ohio Department of Commerce Director

January 31, 2017
Location: Saxbe Auditorium

Jacqueline T. Williams, Director of the Ohio Department of Commerce, will discuss her role leading the state’s chief regulatory agency, and about the importance of diversity in leadership for business and in government and regulatory agencies. Please register. Jacqueline T. Williams was appointed Director of the Ohio Department of Commerce in April 2015 by Governor John […]

Women in Business Leadership Roles

October 19, 2015
Location: Barrister Club

Discussing the ever-expanding role of women in business leadership positions will be Christie A. Hill ’86, Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, Dun & Bradstreet Corp., Lynn Ready, Associate Vice President, Facilities Operations & Development for The Ohio State University., and Beth Spain, ’02, Associate General Counsel, Nationwide Children’s Hospital.  Moritz Law Professor Stephanie Hoffer […]