Leading During Uncertain Times

On Oct. 12, Sheila Murphy spoke at the Association of Corporate Counsel Webinar on “Leading through Uncertainty and Change.” She focused on how extraordinary leaders at all levels, help their teams and organizations live and adapt to uncertainty, and embrace ever-morphing change and create a vision for a better future. This session taught the necessary more…

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Go Peacefully Fine Warrior

By Marla Persky & Tracy O’Flaherty There have been innumerable fine legal scholars, strong female role models, and agents of change; however, finding all these qualities in one person is rare, but find them we did in the 100 pound dynamo, Ruth Bader Ginsburg.  We at WOMN are in deep mourning for the country’s, the more…


WOMN Participants Honored on 40 & Under Hot List

By Sheila Murphy We at WOMN are fortunate to work with the best and the brightest talent. It is gratifying to have that fact recognized by others. We are pleased to announce that Benchmark Litigation named a number of our participants, past and present, to its 40 & Under Hot List which recognizes “the top more…


CEOs Want More Strategic Advice From Their General Counsel

An article I co-wrote has been published by Bloomberg.  The article discusses an eye opening survey conducted by BarkerGilmore and the Chief Executive Group that highlights the disconnect between what CEO’s want from their General Counsel and what they receive.  Four out of five CEOs want their general counsel to be a strategic business partner more…


Coming Together for Change

By Marla Persky, Debbie Holzman, Tracy O’Flaherty and Sheila Murphy We watched in horror the death of George Floyd and other members of our community.  Mr. Floyd’s murder is only the most recent example of generations of previous abuses and racism – particularly impactful because it (like the shooting of Ahmaud Arbery and many others) more…

Interview with Sheila Murphy

Sheila was recognized earlier this year for her commitment to advancing the empowerment of women in law.  See her interview here.

A Woman’s Place is in the House …

Although we have made progress..we have a long way to go.  A picture says a thousand words.

Sheila Murphy Receives WIPL Lifetime Achievement Award

On October 17th, Sheila Murphy was recognized by Women, Influence, Power in Law for her dedication to and success in helping women and people of color in the legal profession achieve their career goals. As a tireless advocate for others, Sheila received the Lifetime Achievement Award.  This is, however, a bit of a misnomer because more…


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

Don’t let the name of the award fool you, Sheila is still firing on all cylinders and continues her work to help women succeed at the business of law with WOMN LLC.  Congratulations to Sheila.  

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Connecting the Dots: The Benefits of Attaining Mutual Goals

On Aug. 21, Marla Persky will be facilitating a networking event hosted by Kirkland & Ellis.  The event is designed to help women in the financial services industry connect for mutual career advancement. The workshop will focus on creating the discipline to pursue establishing a business relationship between program attendees.  Marla’s co-presenter for this event more…

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