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SPEAK UP: Women in the Courtroom

Women trial lawyers continue to face unique challenges in the courtroom and still experience gender discrimination from judges, juries, or opposing council.  How do women overcome these obstacles and aggressively represent their clients?  Join three distinguished litigators to find out.

  • Beth Merkin, New Haven Public Defender
  • Jeannie Rhee, Partner at WilmerHale in Washington, D.C., formerly an Assistant US Attorney in the Fraud and Public Corruption section of the US Attorney's Office for the District of Columbia
  • Marjorie Lindblom, Partner at Kirkland & Ellis in New York, NY

The event will be held in Room 129 from 12 - 1:30 PM.  Lunch will be served!