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Jenner & Block Partner Gail H. Morse was a panelist in an event titled, “An Open Forum and Reception with Women Partners & Women Senior Corporate Management,” presented by The Diversity Scholarship Foundation, NFP; The John Marshall Law School; the Women’s Bar Association of Illinois and the Asian American Bar Association of Greater Chicago on May 13, 2010 at the Hotel Allegro Chicago in Chicago, IL.
The panel discussion highlighted career paths of six women who hold senior-level positions. Ms. Morse discussed how she became a partner at a major law firm and offered advice on how women can become successful in their careers.
The co-sponsors of the event were Black Women Lawyers’ Association of Greater Chicago, Inc.; Chicago Bar Association; Cook County Bar Association of Illinois; Decalogue Society of Lawyers; Filipino American Bar Association; Hispanic Lawyers Association of Illinois; Illinois Association of Defense Trial Counsel; Indian-American Bar Association of Chicago; The John Marshall Law School Alumni Association; Lesbian and Gay Bar Association of Chicago; Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund; and Puerto Rican Bar Association of Illinois. Jenner & Block was a sponsor of the Diversity Scholarship Foundation, NFP.
Ms. Morse is Chair of the Firm’s State and Local Tax Practice and the Co-Chair of the Firm’s Tax Controversy Practice. She is Co-Chair of the Firm’s LGBT Forum and is also a member of the Lesbian and Gay Bar Association of Chicago (LAGBAC). Ms. Morse serves on the board of directors for The Women’s Treatment Center, the Illinois Women's Institute for Leadership and Personal PAC, and is a former Commissioner on the Cook County Commission on Women’s Issues.
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