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Sheila Murphy to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award from Corporate Counsel and InsideCounsel

We are so proud of Sheila Murphy who has, for over 20 years, helped women achieve success in the legal profession.  Her dedication is being recognized at the 2019 Women, Influence & Power in Law Conference in Washington DC in October, where she will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award for her commitment to advancing and more…

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Refreshing, Renewing & Reinventing Yourself

On July 11th, in San Francisco, Sheila Murphy spoke at a Bubbles, Bites, and Bits of Wisdom event at Littler Mendelson on refreshing, renewing & reinventing yourself. Sheila observed that in a world where the speed of business and life is ever-increasing and technology is creating and eliminating job functions, it is more important than more…

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Tracy O’Flaherty Adds To Her Portfolio of Experience

We are pleased to announce that Tracy O’Flaherty, WOMN LLC’s SVP, Programming & Development and Lead of the Chicago 12-month mentoring program, is taking on an additional challenge.  Effective August 19, 2019, Tracy will become Groupon’s Vice-President, Deputy General Counsel, Global Litigation, Employment & Compliance.  Always the consummate overachiever, Tracy will continue leading the Chicago chapter of the WOMN LLC 12-Month Mentoring Program. Tracy’s role more…

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Sheila Murphy Profiled in Corporate Counsel

In an article in Corporate Counsel, profiling Sheila Murphy, Chief Leadership & Talent Officier of WOMN, Sheila discusses her passion for helping lawyers, especially women, succeed in the business of law. On the subject of women attorneys, Sheila states that her goal is advancing their careers in the hopes of creating pay equity and equal more…

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A View from the Top: The Relationship between CEOs and GCs

Marty Carroll, former CEO of Boehringer Ingelheim Corp., was interviewed by Marla Persky at a recent networking event held by WOMN LLC and hosted by Kirkland & Ellis. During the interview Mr. Carroll discussed the importance of tone at the top and how he relied on his entire leadership team to amplify the tone he more…

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Tips for Building Connections and Books of Business for Women Junior Partners

WOMN’s Sheila Murphy, a member of the Thomson Reuters Transforming Women’s Leadership Forum, recently moderated and participated in a panel on how to create a strong network that can translate into business. Sheila emphasized how social media can benefit you in this process. To read more about the discussion, click on the link below: http://www.legalexecutiveinstitute.com/ more…

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Leveraging Your Network & Sponsor Relationships

WOMN’s Sheila Murphy recently moderated a panel entitled Leveraging Your Network & Sponsor Relationships for the Office of Diversity & Inclusion for the New York City Bar Association‘s 2019 Associate Leadership Institute Fellows. On the engaging panel of mentors and proteges were M. Scott Peeler and Tope Yusuf, both partners at Arent Fox, Sharis Pozen, more…

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Catapulting the Needle

At the Women’s Leadership Forum, Sheila Murphy delivered a keynote focused on how we accelerate women’s progress at law firms. Sheila discussed how the reality of women’s progress in the legal field is depressing and even more so for women of color. For the most part, the legal profession and law firms have approached this more…

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The Power of the Purse: Investors Seek Diversity on the Boards of Companies in Which They Invest

Marla Persky recently led a panel discussion at the Center for Women in Law 2019 Power Summit about “The Power of Three.”  On the panel were Adrienne Monley, Head of Investment Stewardship for Vanguard in Europe and Danielle Sugarman, VP Investment Stewardship at Blackrock. They discussed the benefits, from an investor perspective, of having a more…

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The Importance of Staying in Touch with Firm Alumnae

Sheila Murphy and Marla Persky participated in an event that Weil Gotshal held for its female alumnae during Women’s History Month.  The program focused on the value and importance of board diversity.  It was a meaningful event for all who attended and provided a wonderful vehicle for staying in touch with colleagues from the firm. more…