Women Who Lead in Legal

 ...expanding the path for future women lawyers by raising their voices to boost possibilities for others and demanding to be heard. 


Schwabe's Women in Business series creates opportunities for women leaders in the legal industry to discuss topics through the lens of rising and thriving in traditionally male-dominated fields. Here are some articles from our thought-leadership series:

How To Overcome Trial Lawyers' Courtroom Experience Gap, Author: Aukjen Ingraham

It Takes Courage to Think Big Amid Crisis, Author: Graciela Gomez Cowger

You Know It's Maritime podcast, Colin Folawn hosts conversations with some extraordinary women in the maritime industry.

Honoring Black Women Making History in the Pacific Northwest, Graciela Gomez Cowger celebrates seven outstanding Black women professionals of the Pacific Northwest.

Women Who Lead, Virtually: Key Takeaways, The download from Schwabe's Women in Leadership webinar

Single Women Buy More Homes, Earn Less Equity, Author: Kyler Danielson

Be Part of the Solution: How Law Firms and Male Colleagues Can Be Women’s Most Effective Allies

Past Events:

Women Leaders in the Maritime Industry, June 10, 2021
We were excited to kick off our 2021 Women in Leadership series with a panel discussion moderated by Schwabe attorney Molly Henry, with guests Liz Wainwright, Executive Director, Merchants Exchange of Portland, Kate Mickelson, Executive Director, Columbia River Steamship Operators Association, and Schwabe attorney Lisa Lowe.

You can view a recording of the webinar here.

Strengthening Women’s Voices in the Workplace (View the recorded webinar)
Professor Jane Cote, Academic Director of the Carson College of Business at Washington State University and nationally recognized expert for work exploring the mechanisms by which difficult discussions are successfully navigated. Below is a copy of the slide deck from the event as well as a video (about 9 minutes).

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