Legal Department Categories
General Counsel of the Year—In-House
- Amy Fliegelman Olli, Executive Vice President & General Counsel, VMware Inc.
- Ana Salas Siegel, Executive Vice President and General Counsel, NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises
- Lynne Puckett, Senior Vice President and General Counsel, Celanese Corp.
- Cheree Johnson, Senior Vice President, General Counsel & Secretary, WR Grace & Co.
- Christine Kalla, Executive Vice President and General Counsel, Travelers
- Connie Brenton, Vice President– Law, Technology and Operations, NetApp Inc.
- Loretta Cecil, General Counsel & EVP, Change Healthcare
- Marnie Seif, Chief Legal Officer and Chief People Officer, Analog Devices Inc.
Leadership Through Crisis: Industry—In-House
- Banking & Finance: Deborah McCrimmon, VP, Litigation, Ripple
- Insurance: Christine Kalla, Executive Vice President and General Counsel, Travelers
- Retail & Consumer Goods: Jacqueline Lee, Vice President, General Counsel, Flynn Restaurant Group LP
- Health Care: Kathleen Sweitzer, General Counsel, Maestro Health
- Technology, Media & Telecom: Holly Windham, Executive Vice President, Chief Legal and People Officer & Corporate Secretary, Rackspace Technology
- Transportation & Infrastructure: Kristin Meikle, Principal Counsel, Bechtel
- Rachel O’Neill, Vice President, Group General Counsel, and Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer, Travelers
- Pervin Taleyarkhan, Legal Counsel, Whirlpool Corp.
- Kathryn Hartrick, Vice President and General Counsel, Robertson Lowstuter Inc.
- Susannah Stroud-Wright, Chief Legal Officer, Credit Karma
- Hillary Victor, Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Empire Today LLC
- Lisa Borgeson, Senior Director, Legal, Worldwide Employment & Compliance, NetApp
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Champion—In-House
- Melissa Sladden, Senior Counsel, Downstream & Chemicals Litigation Management Group, Chevron Products Co.
- Jodi Caro, General Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer and Corporate Secretary, Ulta Beauty Inc.
- Maureen O’Neill, Senior Vice President, Diversity & Inclusion Officer, Consilio
- Nicole Linda Kelsey, General Counsel and Secretary, Amyris Inc.
- Megan Lutes, General Counsel at Glowforge, Inc., former Acting Head of Legal, Convoy Inc.
- Tina Newsome-Lee, Managing Counsel, Travelers
- Dina Traugot, Vice President, Group General Counsel and Chief Contracts Counsel, Travelers
- Lee Ann Stevenson, Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Chief Administrative Officer (Vericast); Senior Vice President (MacAndrews & Forbes Inc.)
- Erin Ziaja, Associate General Counsel and Head of Litigation, NFP
- Evelyn Crane-Oliver, SVP, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, Robert Half
- Joanne Flack, Senior Director, Legal, Rackspace Technology
- Caren Ulrich Stacy, Founder and CEO, Diversity Lab
- Beatrice Zdrodowski, General Counsel and Risk Management Officer, Ungerboeck Systems International LLC
- Michelle Lee, Assistant General Counsel, Pinterest
- Marina Carpenter, EVP, Public Affairs, Chief Compliance Officer and General Counsel, Arizona Coyotes
- Megan Ryan, General Counsel, Chief Legal and Compliance Officer and Executive VP, Nassau Health Care Corp.
- Jessica Nguyen, Chief Legal Officer, Lexion
- Amy Yeung, General Counsel and Chief Privacy Officer, Lotame Solutions Inc.
Law Firm Categories
Managing Partner of the Year—Law Firm
- Doneene K. Damon, President, Richards, Layton & Finger
- Joanne Katsantonis, Deputy Managing Partner for Development, McGuireWoods LLP
- Kalpana Srinivasan, Managing Partner, Susman Godfrey LLP
- Kelly Culhane, Co-Founder, Chief Operating Officer & General Counsel, Culhane Meadows PLLC
- Kristina Lawson, Managing Partner, Hanson Bridgett LLP
- Patricia Brown Holmes, RSHC, Managing Partner, Riley Safer Holmes & Cancila
- Rebecca Faith Bratter, Deputy Managing Partner, Greenspoon Marder
Lifetime Achievement—Law Firm
- Anna Glick, Senior Counsel, Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft
- Connie Lewis Lensing, Counsel, Bradley
- Ora Fisher, Partner, former Global Vice Chair of the firm, Latham & Watkins
- Sheila Slocum Hollis, Chair, Duane Morris (Washington, D.C., office)
- Valerie Ford Jacob, Co-Head Global Capital Markets Practice and Financial Institutions Practice, Freshfields
Collaborative Leadership—Law Firm
- Anne Lockner, Partner, Robins Kaplan
- Amanda Smith, Chief Engagement Officer, Morgan Lewis
- Jennifer Pafiti, Partner, Pomerantz LLP
- Meg George, Office Managing Partner, Akerman LLP
- Tiffany Lee, Partner, Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP
- Cheryl Scarboro, Partner, Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Champion—Law Firm
- Sheila Boston, Partner, Arnold & Porter
- Kimberly Bullock Gatling, Partner, Fox Rothschild LLP
- Alethia Nancoo, Partner, Squire Patton Boggs
- Jenny Martinez, Senior Partner, Munck Wilson Mandala
- Emily Burkhardt Vicente, Partner, Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
- Amber Finch, Partner, Reed Smith LLP
- Amal Bouchenaki, Partner, Herbert Smith Freehills
- Narges Kakalia, Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Mintz
- Aisha Greene, Director of Attorney Development and Training, Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
- Tanisha James, Partner, Cooley LLP
Innovative Leadership—Law Firm
- Elizabeth Alcalde, Partner, Akerman
- Lisa Collins, Partner, BakerHostetler
- Elizabeth Espín Stern, Partner, Mayer Brown LLP
- Kimberly Lau, Partner, Warshaw Burstein
- Rebecca Wright, Partner, Rathbone Group LLC
- Sunni Beville, Partner, Brown Rudnick LLP
- Julie Jones, Chair Ropes & Gray LLP
Thought Leadership—Law Firm
- Amber Walsh, Partner, McGuireWoods LLP
- Amy J. Traub, Partner, BakerHostetler
- Jaime Santos, Partner, Goodwin
- Kelly A. Waters, Partner, Wood Smith Henning & Berman LLP
- Quyen Ta, Partner, King & Spalding
- Sigrid McCawley, Managing Partner, Boies Schiller Flexner