Women@theTable, 2015Lim, Ruger and Kim | Lim, Ruger and Kim

April 15th, 2015

Lim Ruger presents a three-panel Women@theTable series. This year, our distinguished panelists and guest speakers will discuss (1) women lawyers’ litigation and trial strategies, (2) how women at the top impact organizations and (3) gender stereotypes at the bargaining table.

Panel 1
May 6, 2015
(1 Hour CLE Provided)

Hit or Miss? Women Lawyers’ Litigation and Trial Strategies

Women lawyers approach the courtroom in ways that men don’t. What do women lawyers do that get them great results with judges and juries? What do women lawyers do that are not effective for getting the results they want? Join a panel of distinguished judges for a discussion about observation from the bench and insights on becoming a more effective advocate in the courtroom and in trial.

Speakers: Hon. Holly Fujie Hon. Rex Heeseman (Ret.)

Hon. Teresa Sanchez-Gordon

Panel 2
June 25, 2015

The Woman Factor – How Women at the Top Impact Organizations

According to research, when women are in power at the helm of an organization, the organization excels in many ways including its profitability. This panel will explore what impact and changes occur to businesses when women are CEO’s, General Counsel, Managing Partners, or sit on the Boards of organizations. How does the “woman factor” change the culture, management style, philanthropy, innovation and financial well-being of the organization? The women on this panel hold top leadership positions and will provide their perspectives and share their experiences.

Speakers: Cyndie Chang, Managing Partner, Duane Morris Jennifer Lum, Deputy General Counsel, Caltech

Anne Shen Smith, former CEO, Southern California Gas Company and Board Member, PG&E

Panel 3
August 20, 2015
(CLE Credit Pending)

Gender Stereotypes at the Bargaining Table

Negotiation is an integral part of our legal profession. Join us for a discussion that explores the effect of gender stereotypes on negotiation performance and how women compare to men in negotiating on behalf of themselves and their clients. Our distinguished panelists will discuss negotiation tips and strategies, as well as overcoming obstacles in negotiation arenas.

Speakers: Marrian Chang, Shareholder, Ogletree Deakins Renee Delphin-Rodriguez, General Counsel, HealthCare Partners

Misty Sanford, Partner, Munger, Tolles & Olson LLP, and Founding Board Member, For People of Color, Inc.

Light refreshments will be served and parking validations will be provided. SPACE IS LIMITED. RSVP required to Cecilia Son.

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