Getting Women Lawyers On Boards: Risks, Rewards and Realities

Presented by The In-House and Women’s Leadership Committees of NJWLA

Wednesday November 18, 2015 from 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM EST

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The Wilshire Grand Hotel
350 Pleasant Valley Way
West Orange, NJ 07052

Board memberships – public or private company, non-profit, start-up – offer opportunities, challenges, risks and rewards.  While there is more focus than ever on increasing board diversity, there is more that can be achieved.  Please join our distinguished panelists as they candidly discuss the pros and cons of Board membership, the process for getting on Boards, and their personal experiences sitting on Boards with a special focus on our community of women attorneys – all with the long term goal of increasing Board diversity.

Anita L. Allen
Founder & Managing Partner, Allen Advisory Group
Board Director, Currant Inc.
Director & Treasurer, National Association of Corporate Directors-NJ

Thomas J. Fuller
Managing Director & CEO, Epsen Fuller Group
Board Director and Compensation Committee Chair, Tingley Corp.
Board Director, AESC
National Association of Corporate Directors Certified Board Governance Fellow

Jean F. Rankin
Former Executive Vice-President,
General Counsel & Secretary, LSI Corporation
Board Director and Compensation Committee Chair, InterDigital, Inc.

Candace L. Straight
Private Investor and Board Director, Neuberger Berman
Director, Rutgers University Board of Governors

Susan Sutherland
Former  Partner: Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP
Board Director: Eaton Vance Mutual Funds, Hagerty Holding Corp., Montpelier Re Holdings Ltd.


Pamela F. Craven
Former Chief Administrative Officer & General Counsel, Avaya Inc.
Board Director & Compensation Committee Chair, Amber Road, Inc.

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NJWLA Members $55
NonMembers $65

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