Friday, November 22, 2013 1:29 PM
3 Job Opps (NYC, PHL, Atlanta) & 1 CLE (NY); NYT Article on Female Lawyers; Inaugural Coffee Hours (PHL, NYC); and Achievements for Alumnae Akintomide GL'89, Manfro Fox L'05, and Scottoline L'81
Attachments: Penn Law Associate Director of Admissions .doc; NYSBA Committee on Women in the Law CLE (12.9.13).pdf
Please see below for several job opportunities, a CLE program, a recent NYT news item on female lawyers, information on our upcoming Inaugural Coffee Hours, and a recap of some recent alumnae achievements. Have a great weekend!
1: Penn Law: Associate Director of Admissions (Philadelphia)
For more details, please see attached Word document.
2: NYU Law: Director, Latino Institute for
Human Rights (NYC)
For more details, please visit: http://www.isaacsonmiller.com/Scopes/4876B&BLatinoInstNYULaw-Director.pdf
3: Southern Poverty Law Center's
Immigrant Justice Project: Staff Attorney (Atlanta)
For more details, please visit: http://www.splcenter.org/careers/Immigrant%20Justice%20Project%20%20Staff%20Attorney%E2%80%93%20Atlanta%2C%20GA
NYSBA Committee on Women in the Law & The WWBA Diversity Committee Discussion on Diversity in the Profession - Perspectives from the Bench and the Bar
When: Dec 9th, from 6-9pm
Where: Wilson Elser LLP – White Plains (1133 Westchester Ave., White Plains, NY)
For more info, please see attached document.
In the News
New York Times (11/12/13): "Great Expectations for Female Lawyers"
The New York Times recently featured an Op-Doc piece entitled "Great Expectations for Female Lawyers". Twelve years after being interviewed by the NYT, five women, who all started their law careers at Debevoise & Plimpton, reflect on ambition, leadership, and success: http://www.nytimes.com/2013/11/12/opinion/great-expectations-for-female-lawyers.html?hp&rref=opinion& _r=1&
Kilgore Coffee Hours
Philadelphia (Friday 12/6 at 8am)
We are happy to announce that we will be holding our first ever Kilgore Society Coffee Hour for all Philly-area women graduates of the law school on Friday, December 6th from 8:00am – 9:30am at Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP, located at 1 Logan Square. (Many thanks to fellow alumna Meredith Slawe L'05 for facilitating and to Drinker Biddle for their hospitality!). Pursuant to the Kilgore Society's mission of fostering and maintaining a community of outstanding Penn Law women, we are very much looking forward to this coffee hour which will provide ample opportunities for our local alumnae to get to know one another, socialize, and network in a highly interactive, fairly informal (and hopefully fun!) session. Coffee, juice, and bagels will be provided. To RSVP visit: https://upenn.co1.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_bdswRrVkya3iVmd
New York City (Friday 12/13 at 8:30am)
We will be holding a second Kilgore Society Coffee Hour in New York City on Friday, December 13th from 8:30am – 10am at Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP, located at 767 Fifth Avenue. (Many thanks to fellow alumna Lara Veblen L'05 for facilitating and to Weil, Gotshal for their hospitality!) To RSVP visit: https://upenn.co1.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_3E27aRfSNWtTkvX
We hope you can join us!
Melissa Manfro Fox L'05 (Los Angeles, CA)
Fox, a partner at the entertainment firm of Hansen, Jacobson, Teller, Hoberman,
Newman, Warren, Richman, Rush & Kaller, was recently featured on the
Hollywood Reporter's "Next Gen 2013" list for developing a unique comedy
specialty at her firm (and for recently signing four new cast members to Saturday
Night Live, among other accomplishments).
Read more about Melissa here: http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/lists/melissa-manfro-fox-653556
Secretary-General Cecilia Akintomide GL'89 (Tunis, Tunisia)
On November 8, Akintomide, currently the Secretary-General of the African Development Bank, returned to the Law School as the Keynote Speaker for the Journal of International Law's Annual Symposium, which covered the state of international investment in Africa and other rapidly developing regions of the world.
Lisa Scottoline L'81 (Malvern, PA)
The NYT Sunday Book Review recently included an "Inside the List"
feature on Scottoline, discussing her new novel "Accused" (ranked No. 7 on the New York Times Best Selling Hardcover
List as of 11/8/13 ) and the number of fellow law graduates/listmakers
that week, such as John Grisham and Scott Turow.
Read more here: www.nytimes.com/2013/11/17/books/review/inside-the-list.html
Congratulations to all!
*As always, please send job opportunities, updates regarding promotions, awards received, or other accomplishments of Penn Law women, and any other relevant news items to firstname.lastname@example.org.*
Corey Ellen Fulton L'07
Director of Alumni Relations
University of Pennsylvania Law School
3400 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104