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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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: more…