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.

The series is made possible by funding from generous donors committed to advancing women in the legal profession.

Global Perspectives on Business Law Practice

February 10, 2020
Location: Drinko 245

Register In this panel discussion, women lawyers from around the globe will give a comparative view of business law practices in China, Finland, Bangladesh, Brazil and Guatemala. They will discuss the culture of business law practice in those countries, and how also how business and government interact and how that is reflected in business law. […]

Women in Business Law Series with Managing Director and General Counsel Investment Banking Division Goldman Sachs

October 28, 2019
Location: Drinko 245

Register here. The Women in Business Law Series welcomes Laura Holleman, Managing Director and General Counsel Investment Banking Division, Goldman Sachs, London. Laura is general counsel of the Investment Banking Division (IBD) with global responsibility for the IBD Legal and the Capital Markets Legal Groups. She serves as counsel to the Firmwide Commitments Committee and […]

Corporate Practice Prep: Representing Boards, Directors and Financial Advisors

October 15, 2019
Location: Drinko 245

Please register now  Nicole Crum, Partner, Sullivan & Worcester (Washington D.C.) will talk about her practice representing boards and board committees, independent directors, mutual funds, investment advisers and broker-dealers. She will also discuss the advancement of women in the profession, the value of diversity, and how attorneys can help boards and other clients make decisions that […]

Women in Business Law: Perspectives from In-House Women Lawyers

October 2, 2019
Location: Drinko 251 (note room change)

Register here (required)  Lunch will be provided to those who register. Jeanette Knudsen, Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary at the J.M. Smucker Company, together with Jackie Welch, Vice President of Litigation and Michelle Schuld, Director and Managing Counsel of Business and Contract Services, will talk about working in-house for a major corporation, the […]

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 […]

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