Wednesday, October 01, 2014 3:32 PM

8 Job Opps (NY, NJ, VA, EU), Kilgore Events in PHL & NYC, Alumnae Catz L'86, Cohen L'83, Conley L'08, Levick L'13, and Eisenstein L'04, and More...

Wednesday, October 1, 2014


Philadelphia, PA
Kilgore Society Coffee Hour

TOMORROW: Thursday, October 2, 2014 @ 8:00am-9:30am
Griesing Law LLC | 1717 Arch Street, Suite 3630 (use elevator bank for floors 25-36)

Please join us for an opportunity to get to know and network with fellow local alumnae in a highly interactive and hopefully fun session!  Many thanks to Frank Griesing L'81 and Alva Mather L'04 for facilitating and to Griesing Law LLC for their hospitality.  Please see the agenda for more details and click here to RSVP if you would like to attend.

Radnor, PA
Women in Investing Network of Philadelphia
's Fixed Income Panel
Thursday, October 9, 2014 @ 6:00pm
Haverford Trust | 3 Radnor Corp Center, Suite 450

Join the Women in Investing Network for this fixed income panel event featuring experts (including alumna Sarah Hammer L'11) representing top-tier asset management firms willing to share their outlook for the bond market for the rest of 2014 and beyond.  Please click here for more details and to register.

New York, NY
Kilgore Society Networking Night
Wednesday, October 22, 2014 @ 6:30pm-8:00pm
Holland & Knight | 31 West 52nd Street

Mark your calendars - we're coming back to NYC!  Get to know fellow local alumnae for an early evening break (with refreshments!) in a highly interactive and fairly informal session. Many thanks to Leisa Lundy L'93 for facilitating and to Holland & Knight LLP for their hospitality.  Agenda and invite will be emailed shortly!  In the meantime, you may view the agenda and  RSVP here.

Philadelphia, PA
Hispanic Bar Association of Pennsylvania's Expungement Clinic
Tuesday, October 28, 2014 @4:30pm-7:30pm
Norris Square Presbyterian Church | 2140 N. Hancock St.

The Hispanic Bar Association of Pennsylvania is looking to partner with attorneys and firms interested in participating in an upcoming clinic aiming to do the following: provide the Latino community with information about the expungement process, screen residents for pro bono representation, and assign pro bono cases to volunteer attorneys. 

Volunteer attorneys must agree to represent, on a pro bono basis, at least one client.  A two-hour training will be scheduled for a week before the clinic, with an exact date to be announced shortly.

Please contact Will Gonzalez, Executive Director of Ceiba and President of the Hispanic Bar Association of Pennsylvania ( for more information.


Job Opportunities
Her Justice, Senior Director, Legal Services (New York, NY)
For more details and information on how to apply, please click here.

NAACP Legal Defense & Educational Fund, Assistant Counsel (New York, NY)
For more details and information on how to apply, please click here.

University of Richmond School of Law, Assistant Dean for Law School Development and Alumni Relations (Richmond, VA)
For more details and information on how to apply, please click here.

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, Bankruptcy Judge (Newark, NJ)
Deadline: October 22, 2014. For more details and information on how to apply, please click here.

Hewlett Packard, Environmental Counsel (European Union)
Must have advanced university degree in law (eg, LLM), be appropriately licensed in the EU, and be fluent in English. Preferred locations are England, Barcelona, Brussels, or Geneva. No relocation necessary. For more information about this position, please click here.

Interested candidates should contact Christina Kaba L'11 at

Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP, Junior Associate (multiple openings) (Princeton, NJ)
Morgan Lewis's Princeton office is hiring junior associates (Classes of 2012-2014) in the following practice groups: General Litigation, Employment, and Business & Finance.
For more information and to apply, please click here.

2015-2016 Robert Bosch Foundation Fellowship Program
The Robert Bosch Foundation Fellowship Program is a distinguished transatlantic initiative that offers fifteen accomplished Americans the opportunity to complete a comprehensive professional development program in Germany. The Bosch Fellowship is comprised of three main components: customized work placements, professional seminars, and German language training.

Deadline: November 1, 2014. Must be a U.S. citizen, have a minimum of five years of relevant, full-time work experience, and be 40 years of age or younger to apply. For more information click here.

Alumnae Notes

Safra Catz L'86
Catz recently made the move from CFO and Co-President to Co-CEO of Oracle, as Larry Ellison steps down.  In her new role, Catz will handle manufacturing, finance, and legal functions for the cloud software giant.  Read more.

Abbi Cohen L'83
Cohen, an Environmental Law Partner in Dechert's Philadelphia office was recently named a new Board Member of the Public Interest Law Center of Philadelphia.  Read more.

Marla Conley L'08
Conley, Co-Chair of the Nonprofit Organizations Practice Group and an Associate in the Tax and Wealth Management Department at Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis, was chosen by the Legal Intelligencer to receive one of its "Lawyers on the Fast Track" honors, which recognizes outstanding young attorneys in Pennsylvania and the work that they're doing to shape the legal profession.  Read more.

Rachel Levick C'10 L'13
Levick recently celebrated her marriage in Washington DC, and her wedding story was featured in a Washington Post On Love column.  Read more.

Ilana Eisenstein L'04
Eisenstein, formerly serving in the U.S. Attorney's Office for the District of Delaware, recently moved to a new role as Assistant to the U.S. Solicitor General in the U.S. Solicitor General's Office.


In the News

Women Find a Way Back Into Big Law Careers (The National Law Journal 9/29/14)

With one-third of OnRamp Fellowship participants belonging to minority groups, the program represents a small step toward changing the perception that major law firms are not places where women or minorities thrive.  Read more.

Cornell University Names Its First Female President (Business Insider 9/30/14)

Following in the footsteps of our alma mater Penn (which counts outstanding female leaders among both its current and most recent university presidents) and other Ivies, Cornell University yesterday named political law expert Elizabeth Garrett, currently the USC Provost, Vice President for Acadamic Affairs, and Frances R. and John J. Duggan Professor in the USC Gould School of Law, as its next President.  When Garrett takes over in 2015, half of the Ivy League universities will be led by women.  Read more.

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