Weils Women Leaders
There are 63 women partners globally at Weil. Twenty-seven percent of the Firm’s U.S. partners are women.
Thirteen women serve as leaders of departments, offices or practice groups, or are Firmwide committee chairs or Management Committee members. The General Counsel and two 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 partners have been named to the “2020 Women in Business Law Guide” by Legal Media Group’s Expert Guides. The tenth annual publication recognizes “the world’s leading and most respected female practitioners” across a comprehensive range of legal practice areas and jurisdictions.
Weil’s honorees span 14 practice areas and eight Weil offices, demonstrating the depth and breadth of the Firm’s expertise and the global leadership of its female lawyers. Weil is among the law firms with the greatest number of honorees. Read more.
Weils Women Leaders
Weil’s Female Executive Leadership: 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.
Diversity Committee Q&A: Jacqueline Marcus discusses her role as Diversity Committee Co-Chair, TOWER Co-Chair and one of our first flex-time partners. Read more.
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.
- Podcast with Diane Sullivan: Unique Trial Experiences
- Podcast with Marcia Goldstein: Career Retrospective
- Interview with Jenny Doak: Market Insights and Career Advice
- Podcast with Meredith Moore: Weil’s Innovative Diversity Program
- 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.
Kimberly Blanchard, Jessica Falk, Lyuba Goltser and Shayla Harlev: Euromoney Legal Media Group’s Americas Women in Business Law Awards Top Practitioners (2020).
Anne Cappella: The Recorder California Trailblazer (2020).
Amy Rubin: Law360 Benefits MVP (2020).
Elizabeth Weiswasser: Benchmark Litigation Top 250 Women in Litigation (2020). PTAB Bar Association’s Top 50 Women in PTAB Trials (2019). Euromoney Americas Women in Business Law Award for Outstanding Practitioner (2018).
Diane Sullivan: Benchmark Litigation Top 10 Women in Litigation (2020). 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).
Holly Loiseau: Savoy Magazine Most Influential Black Lawyers (2018).
Anne-Sophie Noury: Les Echos Executives Attorney to Watch (2020).
Ellen Odoner: NACD Directorship 100 Honoree (2018, 2019 and 2020).
Andriana Georgallas and Allison Liff: TMA International Company Transaction of the Year (2020).
Marilyn French Shaw, Marcia Goldstein, Emmanuelle Henry, Jacky Kelly and Agathe Soilleux: IFLR1000 Women Leaders (2020).
Helyn Goldstein: Law360’s Influential Women in Tax Law (2019).
Marcia Goldstein and Ronit Berkovich: The American Lawyer Dealmakers of the Year (2019).
Allison Liff: Law360 Banking MVP (2019).
Marcia Goldstein and Charan Sandhu: Crain’s New York Business Notable Women in Law (2019).
Stacy Nettleton: Benchmark Litigation 40 & Under Hot List (2018).
Miriam Buhl: Center for Constitutional Rights Changemaker (2018).
Marcia Goldstein: New York Law Journal Lifetime Achievement Award (2018).
Caroline Zalka: Benchmark Litigation 40 & Under Hot List (2018 and 2019).
Jessica Liou and Heather Viets:The M&A Advisor Emerging Leaders (2019).
Sarah Coyne, Marcia Goldstein and P.J. Himelfarb: Euromoney Americas Women in Business Law Award Winners (2019).
Ann Malester: LMG Life Sciences Hall of Fame (2019).
Ellen Odoner and Lyuba Goltser: Burton Award for Distinguished Legal Writing (2018).