November 03, 2007

Jenner & Block Partner Susan J. Kohlmann will speak at the Yale University Women’s Leadership Initiative’s Conference entitled, “Women in Leadership,” to be held November 3 at Yale Law School.

The conference will consists of a series of workshops and panels geared toward helping participants recognize both accomplishments of women leaders and challenges to women’s leadership in the modern day. The conference will host several hundred participants, including current undergraduates, graduate students, and Yale alumnae. Accomplished alumnae will lead seminars and workshops in diverse subject areas, including “How to invest,” “Making a Career in Law,” and “Breaking into Journalism.”

Ms. Kohlmann received a B.A. in History from Yale University in 1979. She is a member of the Firm's Litigation Department and its Appellate and Supreme Court, Arbitration: Domestic and International, Business Litigation, Class Action Litigation, Entertainment and New Media, and Intellectual Property Practices.  Ms. Kohlmann serves as Co-Chair of the New York City Bar’s Committee to Enhance Diversity which publishes the New York City Bar Association Law Firm Diversity Benchmarking Report.

For more information, please click here to view the event website.