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The Women in Law Conference | online | September 9 – 11, 2021

Speakers

Meet the speakers, panelists, trainers, and moderators of The Women in Law Conference

Agnese Kalniņa

Ambassador of Latvia to Hungary

Alex Storer

Co-Founder | Diversity Pride

Alice Fremuth-Wolf

Secretary-General | VIAC

Alix Frank-Thomasser

President | The Women in Law Initiative

Almut Bühling

Founding Partner | BSB Intellectual Property Law; Co-Chair International Commission | VdU

Ann Collier

Business Coach and Consultant | Sherwood Business Consultants

Anne-Claire Jamart

Yoga Teacher for Lawyers | Founder of Yoga of Choice

Antonia Verna

Partner, M&A Lawyer | Portolano Cavallo

Armenak Utudjian

Vice-President | Austrian Bar (ÖRAK)

Birgit Forgó-Feldner

Professor | University of Vienna, School of Law

Carmen Thornton

Lawyer | Justitia Award Winner 2020

Christa Schweng

President of the EESC

Christiane Müller-Haye

Legal Technology Director Continental Europe | Clifford Chance

Christina Blacklaws

Managing Director | Blacklaws Consulting
former President | Law Society

Christine Dietz

Competition Law Lawyer, Partner | Binder Grösswang Rechtsanwälte GmbH

Dana Denis-Smith

Founder | First 100 Years; CEO | Obelisk Support

Désirée Prantl

Counsel (domestic & international dispute resolution) | Baker McKenzie

Divya Dwivedi

Advocate | Supreme Court of India

Elisabeth Weichselberger-Chlap

Founder & Partner | LegalPartners Rechtsanwaltskanzlei

Eva-Maria Ségur-Cabanac

Partner, Head Capital Markets | Baker McKenzie

Francine Brogyanyi

Managing Partner | Head of Life Sciences DORDA Rechtsanwälte GmbH

Franz J. Heidinger

Secretary General | Justitia Awards

Gabriele Plickert

Associate Professor and Program Director for Criminology Sociology Department | CalPoly Pomona

Helena Dalli

European Commissioner for Equality

I. Stephanie Boyce

President | The Law Society of England and Wales

Ignaz Füsgen

Managing Director | smartvokat

Jarpa Dawuni

Associate Professor, Political Science | Howard University; Founding Director | Center for Women, Gender, and Global Leadership

Johannes Passecker

Translational Neuroscientist, Lecturer, Columnist and Neurotech Consultant

Julie Gottlieb

Business Coach and Consultant | Sherwood Business Consultants

Katja Radlgruber

Career & Leadership Coach for Women

Katrīna Kaktiņa

Ambassador | Permanent Mission of the Republic of Latvia to the UN, OSCE and other International Organizations

Leida Matja

Deputy Chair | Albanian Competition Authority

Lena Rudkowski

Professor of Labour and Employment Law | JLU Gießen

Lizzette Robleto de Howarth

International Programmes Manager | The Law Society of England and Wales

Lukas Flener

Partner | Fellner Wratzfeld & Partner Rechtsanwälte (fwp)

Maeve Delargy

Planning & Environmental Solicitor | Philip Lee
Founding Committee Member | OUTLaw
Founder | Lesbian Lawyers Network
Director of Education | European Women Lawyers Association

Margaret Thornton

Emerita Professor | ANU College of Law; Barrister of the Supreme Court of NSW & the High Court of Australia

Margarete von Galen

President | CCBE (Council of Bars and Law Societies of Europe)

Marie-Aimée Peyron

Vice President | Conseil National des Barreaux

Marion Guerrero

Legal Researcher | University Lecturer | Associate

Mark E. Wojcik

Professor | UIC The John Marshall Law School

Martin Gruber-Risak

Professor | University of Vienna, School of Law

Matthew Gimlette

Head of Membership Development | MSI Global Alliance

Melanie Carter

Partner | Bates Wells

Michaela Gindl

Head | Office for Gender Equality, Donau-Universität Krems (DUK)

Mirella Visser

Managing Director | The Centre for Inclusive Leadership

Patrick Kainz

Founder, Dual-qualified Attorney at Law | Law and Beyond

Paula Tavares

Senior Legal and Gender Specialist | The World Bank

Priyanka Dutta

Co-founder Healiva SA | Corporate Sales Director Bioseutica

Rangita de Silva de Alwis

Women's Rights Expert | UPenn, Harvard, Georgetown

Rehana Khan Parker

Lawyer | Activist | Entrepreneur

Rupert Wolff

President | Austrian Bar (ÖRAK)

Simone Oremovic

Executive VP HR & Communication | RHI Magnesita

Stefan Perner

Professor | Vienna University of Economics and Business

Swethaa Ballakrishnen

Assistant Professor of Law | University of California, Irvine

Ulrike Schultz

Akad. Oberrätin | FernUniversität in Hagen; RCSL Women and Gender in the Legal Professions

Věra Jourová

Vice-President for Values and Transparency | European Commission

Verica Trstenjak

former Advocate General | ECJ