ANGEION GROUP HOSTS TOP CLASS ACTION ATTORNEYS AND CONGRESSWOMAN KATIE PORTER IN WEBINAR ON WOMEN IN LEADERSHIP

On September 1, 2020, Angeion Group brought together female leaders from the class actions bar and government for a compelling discussion on leadership. The webinar titled “The Rise of Women to Leadership in Class Actions” was moderated by Angeion Vice Presidents Christian Clapp and Teri Thompson, and featured Amy Keller, Partner of DiCello Levitt Gutzler LLP; Megan Jones, Antitrust Partner of Hausfeld LLP; leading defense attorney Sheila Birnbaum of Dechert LLP; and U.S. Representative Katie Porter of California’s 45th Congressional District.

The panelists shared their insights on the disparities women face in gaining recognition for their work, and discussed the challenges and barriers for women in their pursuit of leadership roles in the field of law. Each of the panelists shared the experiences and strategies that helped them achieve their current leadership roles and offered advice for women who are seeking opportunities to be leaders in law and politics.

The full webinar program can be viewed below.