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Nov. 23, 2018

Daily Journal hosts Women Leadership in Law forum in San Francisco

Some 140 legal professionals attended the daylong event.


From left, U.S. District Judge Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers of the Northern District of California, Justice Therese M. Stewart of the 1st District Court of Appeal, Presiding Judge Teri L. Jackson of San Francisco County Superior Court, and U.S. Magistrate Judge Virginia K. DeMarchi of the Northern District.

The Daily Journal hosted its first Women Leadership in Law forum in Northern California at the Omni San Francisco Nov. 15. It's the company's second forum focused on women lawyers this year. Another took place in Beverly Hills in May.

Some 140 legal professionals attended the daylong event, which included a series of panels and a keynote discussion between Lily Yan Hughes, chief legal officer of Public Storage Inc., and Tony West, chief legal officer of Uber Technologies Inc.

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From left, Jeffrey Bornstein, partner at Rosen Bien Galvan & Grunfeld LLP; Susan Hollander, partner at Venable LLP; Cara Trapani, associate at Rosen Bien Galvan & Grunfeld; and Jessica Grant, partner at Venable.
From left, Ted Herhold, general counsel at The Solaria Corp., and Cheryl Orr, partner at Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP.
From left, Melissa Blair Aliotti, neutral at Judicate West; Lindsay Goulding, shareholder at Porter Scott Attorneys; and Colleen Howard, shareholder at Porter Scott.
From left, Stacey Grisby, partner at Boies Schiller Flexner LLP; Brooke Anderson, senior communications manager at Uber Technologies Inc.; Lily Yan Hughes, senior vice president, chief legal officer and corporate secretary at Public Storage Inc.; Quyen Ta, partner at Boies Schiller Flexner LLP; and Tony West, senior vice president, chief legal officer and corporate secretary at Uber.
From left, Kaitlyn Sikora, associate at Clark Hill PLC; Jiamie Chen, senior associate at Joseph Saveri Law Firm; Barbara Babcock, Judge John Crown Professor of Law Emerita at Stanford Law School; Jessica Grant, partner at Venable; and Melissa Palozola, senior attorney at Clark Hill.

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