Seminars and Conferences

Akerman will host RISE, a group of women lawyers committed to supporting professional growth through a shared commitment to the advancement of women lawyers to becoming equity partners, general counsel, and high-ranking public officials. Office Managing Partner, Sue Zabloudil, will moderate a panel discussion with corporate counsel from top national companies for their insights and strategies on creating an effective and authentic elevator pitch. Attendees will have the opportunity to practice their elevator pitches and receive live feedback from the panelists.

Panelists include

  • Lionsgate – Rahwa H. Ghebre-Ab, Sr. VP Business & Legal Affairs
  • California Pizza Kitchen – Jasmine E. Simmons, Sr. Employment Counsel
  • Curacao  – Jen Ratner, Asst. GC
  • Amgen – Glenna Shen, Head of Advocacy Relations, General Medicine


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