Inaugural Am Law 100 Managing Partners Conference on Gender Parity

 The Bass Institute and the Bass Foundation, with the co-sponsorship of Citibank and Georgetown Law, will be holding a one-day conference at Georgetown Law School on Tuesday May 21st, 2019 for Managing Partners of the AmLaw 100 law firms across the country. You recently received an invite to attend the Conference.

Among the Conference’s speakers will be GC’s and CEO’s who will discuss why this issue has become of such focus for them, as well as what they have observed about the most effective efforts to address it.  The Conference will only be open to AmLaw100 Managing Partners and members of firms’ most senior management and Chatham House rules will apply. 

The Advisory Committee for the Conference includes:

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Jami McKeon, Managing Partner, Morgan Lewis

Brad Karp, Managing Partner, Paul Weiss

Eric Friedman, Managing Partner, Skadden Arps

Hugh Verrier, Managing Partner, White and Case

Stasia Kelley, Chair DLA North America

Additionally, among the confirmed speakers are:

Wes Bush, Chairman of Northrop

 Congresswoman Donna Shalala, Past Secretary of HHS

 Rohan Weesaringhe, GC, Citigroup, Inc.

 Alex Dimitrief, Past GC of GE and CEO of GE Global

Nancy Laben, GC of Booz, Allen  

Johnny Taylor, Jr., CEO, SHIRM

Verona Dorch, GC, Peabody Energy

Bill Deckelman, GC, DXC Tech 


We very much hope that you will be able to participate and that, if not able to attend,  that your firm will commit to send a member of its senior management team to attend. 

Please do not hesitate to reach out to us if you need any additional information and to confirm who will attend the Conference.