Weils Women Leaders
There are 74 women partners globally at Weil. Thirty-one percent of the Firm’s U.S. partners are women.
Sixteen women serve as leaders of offices or practice groups, or are Firmwide committee chairs or Management Committee members. The General Counsel and four Management Committee members are women.
On this page, we feature the latest news and profiles of our many women leaders.
View more information on Women@Weil, our women’s affinity group.
- Weil Elects New Partners
- Lori Pines: Five Thoughts for Big Law Attorneys on World Mental Health Day
- Twenty-Two Partners Named 2022 Top Women in Business Law by Expert Guides
- New TOWER Co-Chair: Stephanie Srulowitz
- New White Collar Practice Co-Head: Sarah Coyne
- Ramona Nee Featured in Law.com’s “How I Made It” Series
- Diane Sullivan Discusses Weil’s Trial Teamwork in Bellwether Opioid MDL in The Am Law Litigation Daily
Weils Women Leaders
Weil’s Female Executive Leadership: Britta Grauke, Courtney S. Marcus, Diane Sullivan and Elizabeth Weiswasser, female members of Weil’s Management Committee, and Mindy Spector, Weil’s General Counsel, share reflections on their success and advice to young women today. Read more.
Jacqueline Marcus discusses her service as Diversity Committee Co-Chair, TOWER Co-Chair and one of our first flex-time partners. Read more.
Related News: Jacqueline Marcus Named 2019 Equality Trailblazer by The National Law Journal and to The Responsible 1000 by City & State in 2019
Weils Women Leaders
In Weil Women’s Wisdom, female leaders reflect on their personal and professional journeys and the lessons learned along the way. Our goal is to inspire and reassure women starting their careers or at key transition points with advice and perspective from those who have blazed the trail before them. Read more.
- Lori Pines Discusses Role as Firm’s First Chief Wellness Officer with The American Lawyer
- Chantale Fiebig and Liz Ryan Featured in a Q&A with The AmLaw Litigation Daily
- Podcast with Meredith Moore: Weil’s Innovative Diversity Program
- Interview with Jenny Doak: Market Insights and Career Advice
- Podcast with Diane Sullivan: Unique Trial Experiences
- Podcast with Marcia Goldstein: Career Retrospective
- Read about how Weil transformed its approach to diversity in client pitch activity with measurable results, including a 69.4% increase in participation by female partners in client pitches.
Elizabeth Weiswasser: Benchmark Litigation Top 250 Women in Litigation (2022). Financial Times Most Innovative Legal Practitioner (2021). PTAB Bar Association's Top 50 Women in PTAB Trials (2021). Crain’s New York Business Notable Women in Law (2021). Euromoney Americas Women in Business Law Award for Outstanding Practitioner (2018).
Courtney Marcus: D CEO Magazine Dallas 500 (2020-2023). Texas Diversity Council Top Women Lawyer Award (2021). Texas Lawyer Trailblazer (2020). D Magazine Best Lawyers in Dallas (2018-2021). Dallas Business Journal Women in Business Honoree (2018).
Lyuba Goltser: American College of Governance Counsel Fellow (2021).
Karen Ballack, Jenny Doak, Heather Emmel, Lyuba Goltser, Jenine Hulsmann, Amy Rubin and Charan Sandhu: MergerLinks Top Lawyers (2021).
Diane Sullivan: Benchmark Litigation Top 10 Women in Litigation (2022). The National Law Journal Winning Litigators (2019). Benchmark Litigation Hall of Fame (2019). LMG Life Sciences Awards’ Trial Lawyer of the Year (Non-IP) and Product Liability Attorney of the Year (2019). FT Top 100 Female Executives (2018). The AmLaw Litigation Daily Litigator of the Week (2018).
Jenny Davidson: Euromoney EMEA Women in Business Law Restructuring & Insolvency Lawyer of the Year (2022). Global Restructuring Review 40 Under 40 (2022). Legal Week Rising Star: The U.K.'s Best Up and Coming Female Lawyers (2022).
Candace Arthur, Mariel Cruz, Jenna McBain and Vynessa Nemunaitis: The M&A Advisor Emerging Leaders (2021).
Candace Arthur, Ronit Berkovich, Kelly DiBlasi, Jessica Liou and Jacqueline Marcus: Lawdragon U.S. Bankruptcy and Restructuring Leaders (2022).
Michelle Sargent: The M&A Advisor Emerging Leaders (2022).
Jessica Falk and Liz Ryan: Benchmark Litigation 40 & Under Hot List (2021 and 2022).
Karen Ballack, Lyuba Goltser, Ramona Nee, Diane Sullivan and Elizabeth S. Weiswasser: Euromoney Women in Business Law Americas Awards Lawyers of the Year (2022).
Barbara C. Smith: Council of Urban Professionals’ Law Catalyst (2021).
Brianne Kucerik, Charan Sandhu, Diane Sullivan and Elizabeth S. Weiswasser: Legal Media Group Life Sciences Stars (2022).
Candace Arthur, Lois Deasey, Amanda Fenster, Megan Granger, Cassie Kimmelman, Graham Magill, Vynessa Nemunaitis and Megan Pendleton: Legal Media Group's Expert Guides Rising Stars (2022).
Luna Ngan Barrington, Anne Cappella, Brianne Kucerik, Carrie C. Mahan, Diane Sullivan and Elizabeth S. Weiswasser: Lawdragon Leading Litigators in America (2022).
Jessica Falk and Randi Singer: WTR Top Trademark Practitioners (2022).
Graham Magill: The National Law Journal D.C. Rising Star (2022).
Kimberly Blanchard, Jenny Doak, Helyn Goldstein and Graham Magill: International Tax Review’s World Tax (2022).
Marilyn French Shaw, Reena Gogna, Emmanuelle Henry, Jacky Kelly, Anne-Sophie Noury and Agathe Soilleux: IFLR1000 Women Leaders (2021).
Jessica Liou: TMA Mega Company Turnaround/Transaction of the Year (2021). Law360 Bankruptcy Rising Star (2020). American Bankruptcy Institute’s 40 Under 40 (2019). Turnaround & Workouts Outstanding Young Restructuring Lawyer (2019).
Hayley Lund: The Lawyer Hot 100 (2022).
Aimee Adler, Sarah Downie and Amy M. Rubin: Lawdragon 500 Leading U.S. Corporate Employment Lawyers (2022).
Liz Ryan: Texas Lawyer On the Rise (2022).
Vynessa Nemunaitis: Texas Lawyer's Texas Legal Excellence Awards On The Rise Award Winner (2021). Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD) Fellow (2021). Euromoney Legal Media Group Rising Star (2020).
Candace Arthur, Luna Ngan Barrington and Jessica Falk: Law360 Rising Stars (2021).
Amanda Fenster, Megan Granger, Cassie Kimmelman, Graham Magill and Vynessa Nemunaitis: Legal Media Group’s Expert Guides Rising Stars (2021).
Jenine Hulsmann, Brianne Kucerik and Carrie C. Mahan:Global Competition Review’s Women in Antitrust (2021).
Karen Ballack and Charan Sandhu: IAM Global Leaders (2021 and 2022).
Megan Granger: The National Law Journal D.C. Rising Star (2021).
Cassie Kimmelman and Graham Magill: Euromoney Legal Media Group Rising Stars (2021).
Sarah Coyne and Randi Singer: Euromoney Women in Business Law Americas Awards Lawyers of the Year (2021).
Kimberly Blanchard, Jessica Falk and Lyuba Goltser: Euromoney Legal Media Group’s Americas Women in Business Law Awards Top Practitioners (2020).
Karen Ballack: Daily Journal Top Intellectual Property Lawyers (2022).
Sarah Coyne, Marcia Goldstein and P.J. Himelfarb: Euromoney Americas Women in Business Law Award Winners (2019).
Andriana Georgallas: TMA International Company Transaction of the Year (2020).
Marcia Goldstein and Charan Sandhu: Crain’s New York Business Notable Women in Law (2019).
Amy Rubin: Law360 Benefits MVP (2020).
Marcia Goldstein: New York Law Journal Lifetime Achievement Award (2018).
Anne-Sophie Noury: Les Echos Executives Attorney to Watch (2020).
Caroline Zalka: Benchmark Litigation 40 & Under Hot List (2018 and 2019).
Ellen Odoner and Lyuba Goltser: Burton Award for Distinguished Legal Writing (2018).
Marcia Goldstein and Ronit Berkovich: The American Lawyer Dealmakers of the Year (2019).
Helyn Goldstein: Law360’s Influential Women in Tax Law (2019).
Jessica Liou and Heather Viets:The M&A Advisor Emerging Leaders (2019).
Miriam Buhl: Center for Constitutional Rights Changemaker (2018).
Ann Malester: LMG Life Sciences Hall of Fame (2019).