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Tracy O’Flaherty joins WOMN LLC

WOMN is pleased to announce that that former Vice President, Associate General Counsel of Baxter International, Inc., Tracy O’Flaherty, will join WOMN LLC as a partner effective July 6, 2018. Most recently, Tracy headed the global litigation, employment and benefits’ department of Baxter Healthcare Corporation, a Fortune 250 company. At Baxter, Tracy not only let more…

ABA Study: Gender and Racial Bias Remains Widespread

One would have hoped that by this time male and female attorneys would be on par for career advancement.  Although hope springs eternal, women and minority attorneys find that the road to success continues to be rocky and sometimes illusive. See the link, below, to the ABA publication discussing a recent survey conducted by the more…

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Life after being GC – Planning and Passion

C-Suite executives often find themselves at loose ends after they no longer serve in their corporate roles.  For Marla, however, the path post-GC was planned and continues to evolve.  The following article contains suggestions from Marla and several former GC’s. How GCs Struggle (And Succeed) After Retirement “People treat it like they don’t want to more…

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WOMN Video: Risk Taking, Strong Women and Likeability

Debbie Epstein Henry, DEH, speaks with Marla Persky, founder of WOMN LLC, about what makes a successful woman tick.  Chicago, December 2017 Taking Risks:   Being  Strong Without Alienating Others:   Likeability and Leadership:

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WOMN Video: Networking, Mentoring, Asking for Business

Debbie Epstein Henry, DEH, speaks with Marla Persky, founder of WOMN LLC, about what makes a successful woman tick.   New York, November, 2017 On the Importance of Networking:   Mentoring, Coaching and Sponsorship:   Asking for Business:

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Too Busy to Think

We all are bombarded with information and things to do. I find time in the car is a valuable refuge, allowing me the opportunity to listen to books I don’t have the time to read, music to calm my inner beast, and listen to podcasts that give me the chance to really listen to and more…

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WOMN Co-founder in Corporate Counsel Business Journal

The March/April issue of Corporate Counsel Business Journal features a wide-ranging interview with WOMN’s co-founder Marla Persky. Headlined “Many Roads, One Role for Board Members: Business Advisor,” the article gives Marla a platform to discuss corporate governance and how women can become members of corporate boards. Click on the headline or use the link below more…

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WOMN LLC Event in the News: Networking with Men

We appreciate this review of one of our workshops …

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If Only I Could Do It Again …

Are you one of those people who can think of the perfect comeback, or way to handle a situation after the fact?  If so, you are in good company.  Critically analyzing “how you could do it better” is a very healthy, productive activity.  In fact, most highly successful people are quite self-critical.  There is, however, more…

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Transitioning to In-House Practice … Training Helps

For those who have recently moved (or are contemplating a move) in-house, the skills needed to succeed are different from those you have relied upon in the past.  Please join me at the June 16-17 Corporate Counsel Training Academy at Georgetown Law School, sponsored by the IADC & Georgetown Law. I will interview David A. more…