Hon. Tani Cantil-Sakauye, chief justice of California; Hon. Maria Rivera, associate justice, First District Court of Appeal; Clothilde Hewlett; Nossaman LLP; Isabelle Salgado, associate general counsel, AT&T; Kelly Dermody, Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein, LLP, 2012 BASF president
This program will address issues of particular interest to women and the managing and supervising lawyers involved in their career development. In order to develop a successful mentoring strategy, you have to understand the rules of the game.
Topics include Successful Mentoring Strategies for Women Lawyers; Sponsors vs. Mentors vs. Friends; Individual paths to success; Learning the rules of the "game"; Overcoming obstacles; Recognizing and taking advantage of opportunities; Proactively creating and developing mentoring relationships; Advocating for yourself - control your own destiny; Playing to your strengths; and The importance of excellence.