California Diversity Council Announces 2017 Top 50 Women Lawyers

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LOS ANGELES, July 13, 2017 /3BL Media/- The California Diversity Council is proud to announce the 2017 Top 50 Women Lawyers, a definitive list of female executives, influencers and achievers impacting the technology industry.

“The 2017 Top 50 Women Lawyers award list highlights the most extraordinary female leaders in the legal field,” said Dennis Kennedy, Founder and Chair of the National Diversity Council. “We are honored to recognize such distinguished women dedicated to continuous success in their workplaces and communities.”

The 2017 Top Women Lawyers selection was based on the following criteria:

  • Top leader in her organization and profession
  • Directly contributes to business growth or strategic direction of the organization
  • Maintains a record of accomplishments in areas of expertise 
  • Effective role model who inspires other women and is active in mentoring the next generation of women in the industry
  • Operates with the highest integrity and ethical behavior
  • Demonstrates a commitment to corporate citizenship

To learn more about the 2017 Top 50 Women Lawyers, please visit www.top50lawyers.org.

 

The 2017 Top 50 Most Powerful Women Technology

Karen Ballack

Partner

Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP

 

Keri Bush

Partner

Lewis, Brisbois, Bisgaard & Smith LLP

Kay Chandler

Partner

Cooley LLP

Sharon Cheever

Senior VP & General Counsel

Pacific Life Insurance Company

 

Carla Christofferson

Executive VP & General Counsel

AECOM

Evelyn Crane-Oliver

Senior VP, Secretary & General Counsel

Robert Half International

Dorian Daley

Executive VP, General Counsel & Secretary

Oracle

 

Sarah DiBoise

Chief Hospital Counsel

Stanford Health Care

Denelle Dixon

Chief Legal & Business Officer

Mozilla

Shannon Dwyer

Executive VP & General Counsel

St. Joseph Health

 

Mia Farber

Office Managing Principal

Jackson Lewis P.C.

Laura Fennell

Executive VP, General Counsel & Secretary

Intuit

 

Kathryn Fritz

Partner

Fenwick & West LLP

Vijaya Gadde

General Counsel

Twitter

Brandi Galvin Morandi

Chief Legal Officer, General Counsel & Secretary

Equinix

 

Julie Gruber

Executive VP, Global General Counsel, Corporate Secretary & Chief Compliance Officer

GAP

 

Joan Haratani

Partner

Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP

Katherine Henderson

Partner

Wilson, Sonsini, Goodrich & Rosati P.C.

Susan Hori

Partner

Manatt, Phelps & Phillips LLP

 

Denise Jackson

Senior VP & General Counsel

AMN Healthcare

Kirsten Jensen

Partner

Simpson, Thatcher & Bartlett

Betsy Johnson

Office Managing Shareholder

Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stuart

 

Karen Johnson-Mckewan

Partner

Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe

Whitney Jones Roy

Partner

Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP

Julie Kane

Senior VP & Chief Compliance Officer

PG&E Corp.

Tania King

Chief Legal Officer & Chief Compliance Officer

Alorica

Lisa Klika

Senior VP, Compliance & Quality Assurance

Guild Mortgage

 

Barbara Mathews

VP & Associate General Counsel

Edison International

 

Elizabeth McKeen

Partner

O’Melveny & Myers LLP

Carol Meltzer

Executive VP, General Counsel & Secretary

A-Mark

 

Susan Miller

Senior VP, General Counsel & Secretary

Avery Dennison

 

Susan Natland

Partner

Knobbe, Martens, Olson & Baer LLP

Marie Oh Huber

General Counsel

eBay

Rita-Anne O’Neill

Partner

Sullivan & Cromwell

 

Kathleen Rhoads

Office Managing Partner

Gordon, Rees, Scully, Mansukhani LLP

Janis Salin

Senior VP, General Counsel & Secretary

Tetra Tech

Lori Schechter

Executive VP, General Counsel & Chief Compliance Officer

McKesson

 

Tessa Schwartz

Managing Partner

Morrison Foerster LLP

Stephanie Sheridan

Office Managing Partner

Sedgwick LLP

Margo Smith

Senior VP & General Counsel

Marketo

 

Sarah Solum

Partner

Davis Polk & Wardell

Victoria Stratman

General Counsel

Caltech

Vanessa Valdez

Corporate Counsel

California Closets

 

Denise Visconti

Office Managing Shareholder

Littler Mendelson P.C.

Kathleen Waters

Chief Legal Officer

DaVita Inc.

Aimee Weisner

VP & General Counsel

Edwards Lifesciences

Martha Wyrsch

Executive VP & General Counsel

Sempra Energy

Lily Yan Hughes

Senior VP, Chief Legal Officer & Corporate Secretary

Public Storage

Sharon Zezima

General Counsel & Secretary

GoPro

Debby Zurzolo

Executive VP, Secretary & General Counsel

The Cheesecake Factory

 

 

About the California Diversity Council

A non-profit organization committed to fostering a learning environment for organizations to grow in their knowledge of diversity. The council affords opportunities for organizations to share best practices and learn from top corporate leaders in the areas of diversity and inclusion. More information about the California Diversity Council is available at www.californiadiversitycouncil.org.

Media Contact:

Jasmine Mack

Communications Specialist

National Diversity Council

jasmine.mack@nationaldiversitycouncil.org

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