Weils Women Leaders
There are 76 women partners globally at Weil. Thirty-one percent of the Firm’s U.S. partners are women.
Fourteen 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.
- Twenty-two Weil Partners Shortlisted for Euromoney's 2022 Americas Women in Business Law Awards
- Weil Appoints Inaugural Chief Wellness Officer: Lori Pines
- Chantale Fiebig and Liz Ryan Featured in a Q&A with The AmLaw Litigation Daily
- New Co-Managing Partner of Weil Germany: Britta Grauke
- New Litigation Department Co-Chair: Elizabeth S. Weiswasser
- New Public Company Advisory Group Co-Head: Lyuba Goltser
- New Technology and IP Transactions Practice Co-Head: Charan Sandhu
- Weil Elects New Partners
- 2021 Lateral Partners: Kathleen Aka, Aimee M. Adler, Chantale Fiebig, Jenine Hulsmann and Elizabeth Ryan
- Twenty Partners Named 2021 Top Women in Business Law by Expert Guides
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
- 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: Financial Times Most Innovative Legal Practitioner (2021). Financial Times North America Innovative Lawyers Report Most Innovative Legal Practitioner (2021). PTAB Bar Association's Top 50 Women in PTAB Trials (2021). Benchmark Litigation Top 250 Women in Litigation (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 (2020-2022). 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 (2021).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).
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).
Hayley Lund: The Lawyer Hot 100 (2022).
Jenine Hulsmann, Brianne Kucerik and Carrie C. Mahan:Global Competition Review’s Women in Antitrust (2021).
Jessica Falk and Randi Singer: WTR Top Trademark Practitioners (2022).
Barbara C. Smith: Council of Urban Professionals’ Law Catalyst (2021).
Hedieh Fakhriyazdi: New York Law Journal Innovation Award Winner (2021).
Sarah Coyne and Randi Singer: Euromoney Women in Business Law Americas Awards Lawyers of the Year (2021).
Kimberly Blanchard, Jenny Doak, Helyn Goldstein and Graham Magill: International Tax Review’s World Tax (2022).
Karen Ballack: Daily Journal Top Intellectual Property Lawyers (2022).
Marilyn French Shaw, Reena Gogna, Emmanuelle Henry, Jacky Kelly, Anne-Sophie Noury and Agathe Soilleux: IFLR1000 Women Leaders (2021).
Aimee Adler, Sarah Downie and Amy M. Rubin: Lawdragon 500 Leading U.S. Corporate Employment Lawyers (2021).
Cassie Kimmelman and Graham Magill: Euromoney Legal Media Group Rising Stars (2021).
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).
Jessica Falk and Liz Ryan: Benchmark Litigation 40 & Under Hot List (2021).
Karen Ballack and Charan Sandhu: IAM Global Leaders (2021 and 2022).
Megan Granger: The National Law Journal D.C. Rising Star (2021).
Andriana Georgallas and Allison Liff: TMA International Company Transaction of the Year (2020).
Miriam Buhl: Center for Constitutional Rights Changemaker (2018).
Kimberly Blanchard, Jessica Falk and Lyuba Goltser: Euromoney Legal Media Group’s Americas Women in Business Law Awards Top Practitioners (2020).
Sarah Coyne, Marcia Goldstein and P.J. Himelfarb: Euromoney Americas Women in Business Law Award Winners (2019).
Anne-Sophie Noury: Les Echos Executives Attorney to Watch (2020).
Marcia Goldstein and Charan Sandhu: Crain’s New York Business Notable Women in Law (2019).
Marcia Goldstein: New York Law Journal Lifetime Achievement Award (2018).
Allison Liff: Law360 Banking MVP (2019).
Amy Rubin: Law360 Benefits MVP (2020).
Helyn Goldstein: Law360’s Influential Women in Tax Law (2019).
Caroline Zalka: Benchmark Litigation 40 & Under Hot List (2018 and 2019).
Ellen Odoner and Lyuba Goltser: Burton Award for Distinguished Legal Writing (2018).
Jessica Liou and Heather Viets:The M&A Advisor Emerging Leaders (2019).
Marcia Goldstein and Ronit Berkovich: The American Lawyer Dealmakers of the Year (2019).
Ann Malester: LMG Life Sciences Hall of Fame (2019).