Jenner & Block Partner Elizabeth A. Edmondson spoke at the Forum on Reinvigorating the Women’s Affinity Resources Discussion (FORWARD), co-presented by the New York State Bar Association Committee on Women in the Lawand the Coalition of Women’s Initiatives in Law. Ms. Edmondson and the other panelists had an open dialogue about the best practices for recruiting, retaining and advancing women throughout their law careers. Other topics included best practices for making the business case, programming, mentoring, sponsoring, networking and accountability. In addition to the panel discussion, the event featured a breakout session, Q&A and networking reception. The event was held on June 23, 2016, in New York.
Ms. Edmondson is a litigator focusing on complex contractual disputes and matters involving sophisticated financial products and services. Ms. Edmondson’s practice focuses on counseling clients in complex contractual disputes, particularly in the manufacturing sector, and litigating disputes involving financial products, including in actions involving securities fraud and breach of contract. She helped to found and serves on the board of the New York Chapter of the Coalition of Women’s Initiatives.