Friday, April 11, 2014 4:58 PM

5 Job Opps (NYC, Chicago, PA), 3 Events (PHL, NYC), Alumnae Honors, and More...

Friday, April 11, 2014

Upcoming Events

Philadelphia, PA
Portrait Unveiling Ceremony at Penn Law: Carolyn E. Temin L'58
University of Pennsylvania Law School The Clock
Wednesday, April 23, 2014 at 5:00 pm
Join Penn Law School and the Kilgore Society in honoring one of our distinguished alumnae, the Honorable Carolyn E. Temin, FA'55 L'58.  Judge Temin's portrait will be formally unveiled at this event, followed by a wine and cheese reception and a ceremony acknowledging her role as a trailblazing leader among women lawyers and judges, and her contributions to the justice system and legal profession throughout her ongoing career.  If you'd  like to attend, please RSVP directly to Dori Pavel at
dpavel@law.upenn.edu

Healthy Cities: Healthy Women - The Global Future Symposium
Thursday, May 15, 2014 at The Hyatt at the Bellevue, 200 South Broad Street
Penn Nursing and Penn's Institute for Urban Research present the next event in the Healthy Cities: Healthy Women conference series. This symposium will feature experts, practitioners, and activists speaking on issues affecting the health of women living in cities worldwide.
Click here for more information about the events, and click here to register.


New York, NY
JPMorgan Chase Legal ReEntry Program Kickoff Reception

Wednesday, May 14, 2014 from 6-8pm at JPMorgan Chase Tower, 270 Park Ave., 2nd Floor
As recently announced, JPMorgan Chase & Co. has partnered with Penn Law and Columbia Law School to offer an exciting opportunity for alumnae of our schools. The ReEntry program is designed to assist experienced attorneys who have taken time off from the practice of law reintegrate into the legal workforce.
*Please note: Participation in the ReEntry Program and tkickoff event is limited to interested applicants who have been out of the workforce for a minimum of two years. Please click here to register for the Kickoff Reception.

Job Opportunities

Legal Counsel - Corporate Contracts and Litigation Support, Wawa Inc. (Wawa, PA)
For more details about this position and information on how to apply, click here.

Professional Development Manager/Director, Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP (New York, NY)
For more details about this position and information on how to apply, click here.

Senior Regional Recruiting Manager, Baker & McKenzie (Chicago, IL)
For more details about this position and information on how to apply, click here.


Bilingual Spanish-Speaking Staff Attorney - Educational Rights of Immigrant Families, Advocates for Children of New York (New York, NY)
For more details about this position and information on how to apply, click here.


Staff Attorney, The Family Center, Department of Legal Services (New York, NY)
For more details about this position and information on how to apply, click here.

Alumnae Notes

Jill Bronson L'79, Cathy Carr L'79, Linda Galante L'79, Fran Griesing L'81, and Jannie Lau L'02: Congratulations to the multiple Penn Law alumnae who have been included in The Legal Intelligencer's Women of the Year list! The honorees were chosen for the positive affect their work has had on the legal profession in Pennsylvania. Click here for the article and a full list of this year's honorees.

Jill Bronson L'79: Bronson, partner-in-charge of Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP's office, was recently profiled by Law360's Female Powerbrokers Q&A series. Click here for the article.

Yael Citro L'01: Citro, Co-founder and General Counsel of LawPal, Inc., was recently featured on the ABA Journal's cover story on women in legal technology.  The article,
which notes that "women are leading some of the most interesting and influential companies and concepts in legal technology, from electronic discovery and online patent management to computational law and cloud-based workflow management for attorneys" discusses how Citro's company seeks to improve attorney efficiency by automating workflow through a suite of tools.  Click here for the article.

Jennifer Rosato L'87: Rosato was recently interviewed by the Chicago Tribune and recognized for her work the Dean of the Northern Illinois University College of Law. Click here for the article.

In the News

Women Rising as In House Counsels (Washington Post, 3/23/14)
Women are rising faster in the ranks of corporate legal departments than they are at large law firms.


Moving Past Gender Barriers to Negotiate a Raise (The New York Times 3/24/14)
Discrimination persists in the workplace and it isn't necessarily intentional or overt, experts on gender and negotiation say.

Women Justice Rock the Hobby Lobby Argument (The New Yorker 3/25/14)
Does the right to contraceptives trump the right to religious freedom? There was little doubt where the Court's female Justices stood.

Women are Squarely in the Picture Where Law & Technology Combine (ABA Journal, April 1, 2014)
Today, more women are leading some of the most interesting and influential companies and concepts in legal technology, from electronic discovery and online patent management to computational law and cloud-based workflow management for attorneys (featuring alumna Yael Citro L'01).

 

*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  kilgoresociety@law.upenn.edu.*

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