[PAST EVENT] CANCELED: W&M Law Fourth Annual Leadership Conference

January 22, 2016
9:15am - 3:45pm
Law School, TBA
613 S Henry St
Williamsburg, VA 23185Map this location
Please note this is the tentative agenda. More speakers' names will be added to the program as their participation is confirmed.

Welcome from Dean Davison M. Douglas

Breakout A: Winning a Big Case

Elizabeth Pannill Fletcher JD 06
Ahmad, Zavitsanos, Anaipakos, Alavi & Mensing P.C.

Anne C. Foster JD 86
Richards, Layton & Finger
Wilmington, DE

Robin Dusek JD '98
Freeborn & Peters
Chicago, IL

Breakout B: Closing a Big Deal

Karen Bifferato JD '94
Connelly Gallagher LLP
Wilmington DE

Elizabeth P. Bruns JD '95
Mitchell, Silberberg & Knupp LLC
Washington DC

Elizabeth Besio Hardin JD 89
Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy
New York City

Monica K. Thurmond JD '96
Paul Weiss
New York City

10:30 - 10:45

10:45 - 11:40
Breakout C: Facing Down the Government

Judith Allison Lee JD 87
Gibson Dunn
Washington DC

Megan Bisk JD 06
Ropes & Gray

Margaret N. Strand JD 76
Venable LLP
Washington DC

Amy Lamoureux Riella JD 02
Vinson & Elkins LLP
Washington, DC

Breakout D: Pivoting Away from the Law

Joy Bryant JD 03
Mrs. Bryant's Specialty Foods & Sauces
Nouvel, LLC
Williamsburg VA

Rev. Virginia Gerbasi JD 89
St. John's Episcopal Church
Washington DC

Beth Bunnell JD '93
Managing Director
Asia Legal Resources
Seattle, WA

12:00 Noon - 1:15
Lunch Speaker: Linda A. Klein, President-Elect, American Bar Association

1:30 - 2:20

Breakout E: Becoming (and Being) a Judge

Hon. Carla Archie JD 95
Superior Court Judge - 26th Judicial District
Mecklenburg County, North Carolina

Hon. Eileen Olds JD 82
Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court
Chesapeake, VA

Hon. Susan D. Wigenton JD 87
United States District Judge
District of New Jersey

Breakout F: Rising to the Top In the Corporate World

Audra Dial JD '98
Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton

Tammy Moss Finley JD 93
Executive Vice President and General Counsel
Advance Auto Parts
Roanoke, VA

2:35 - 3:15
Combined Session: Bouncing Back from Adversity
Bad things happen. You might be surprised at how many challenges successful leaders have faced and overcome. What gives people the fortitude and resilience to keep moving forward? Where do their coping skills come from?

Andrea L. D'Ambra JD 03
Senior Counsel
Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP
New York City

Marshall B. Barton JD 94
General Counsel for North American and Australia
Merial Corporation
Duluth, GA

Toni Friess Millner JD 95
Assistant General Counsel
Turner Broadcasting
Atlanta, GA

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