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Women's Leadership and Advancement Kickoff Event

Thursday, November 16, 2017 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Boston College Club - 100 Federal Street, Boston, MA


The Boston Bar Association invites you to an evening to celebrate the launch of the a forum dedicated to promoting and generating fundamental change across areas of gender inequality within the legal profession. The Women’s Leadership & Advancement Forum, led by an advisory committee , will bring together leaders in the legal community to discuss issues they face within their firms, corporations and other legal departments and seek to identify resources and best practices to empower women lawyers and bridge the opportunity gap.

Meet the forum leadership and learn more about their vision for the year ahead. The event will begin with keynote remarks by Michele Coleman Mayes, Vice President and General Counsel of the New York Public Library.

Thank you to our kickoff event sponsor:

  • StoneTurn

Thank you to the Boston Bar Foundation:

The Leadership Development Fund of the Boston Bar Foundation provides critical support for the Women’s Leadership and Advancement Forum.  For more information on the BBF or this fund, please contact Megan Leppert at or (617) 778-1924.

Thank you to our supporters:

  • Anderson Kreiger
  • Arrowood LLP
  • Barclay Damon, LLP
  • Beck Reed Riden LLP
  • Burns & Levinson LLP
  • Choate Hall & Stewart LLP
  • Conn Kavanaugh Rosenthal Peisch & Ford
  • Coverys
  • Dain Torpy Le Ray Wiest & Garner, P.C.
  • Davis, Malm & D’Agostine, P.C.
  • Eastern Bank
  • Foley Hoag
  • Goodwin Procter LLP
  • Goulston Storrs, PC
  • Greenberg Traurig
  • Hinckley Allen
  • Hirsch Roberts Weinstein LLP
  • Hogan Lovells
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • Krokidas & Bluestein LLP
  • LPL Financial
  • McLane Middleton PA
  • Mintz Levin
  • Morgan Lewis
  • Nixon Peabody LLP
  • Nutter
  • Peabody & Arnold LLP
  • Pierce Atwood LLP
  • Ropes & Gray LLP
  • Rosenfeld & Rafik, P.C.
  • Schwartz Hannum
  • Sheehan Phinney Bass + Green PA
  • Sherin & Lodgen LLP
  • Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP
  • Strang, Scott, Giroux & Young LLP
  • Suffolk University School of Law
  • Sugarman Rogers Barshak & Cohen
  • Sunstein Kann Murphy & Timbers LLP
  • Todd & Weld LLP

Please RSVP to or at 617-778-1946.

Learn more about the Women's Leadership and Advancement Forum and upcoming events at .




Margaret DeMoura


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