Weils Women Leaders
There are 69 women partners globally at Weil. Twenty-nine 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.
- Weil Adds Restructuring Partner Kathleen Aka in Hong Kong
- Twenty-One Partners Named 2021 Top Women in Business Law by Expert Guides
- Weil Adds Executive Compensation & Benefits Partner Aimee M. Adler in New York
- New Securities Litigation Co-Head: Caroline Zalka
- Weil Adds Complex Commercial Litigation Partner Chantale Fiebig in Washington, D.C.
- Weil to Add Antitrust/Competition Partner Jenine Hulsmann in London
- Weil Adds Complex Commercial Litigation Partner Elizabeth Ryan in Dallas
- New Paris Office Managing Partner: Emmanuelle Henry
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.
- 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.
Elizabeth Weiswasser: Benchmark Litigation Top 250 Women in Litigation (2021).Crain’s New York Business Notable Women in Law (2021). PTAB Bar Association's Top 50 Women in PTAB Trials (2019). Euromoney Americas Women in Business Law Award for Outstanding Practitioner (2018).
Courtney Marcus: Texas Diversity Council Top Women Lawyer Award (2021). D CEO Magazine Dallas 500 (2020 and 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).
Sarah Coyne and Randi Singer: Euromoney Women in Business Law Americas Awards Lawyers of the Year (2021).
Jenine Hulsmann, Brianne Kucerik and Carrie C. Mahan: Global Competition Review’s Women in Antitrust (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).
Megan Granger: The National Law Journal D.C. Rising Star (2021).
Candace Arthur, Mariel Cruz, Jenna McBain and Vynessa Nemunaitis: The M&A Advisor Emerging Leaders (2021).
Candace Arthur, Luna Ngan Barrington and Jessica Falk: Law360 Rising Stars (2021).
Cassie Kimmelman and Graham Magill: Euromoney Legal Media Group Rising Stars (2021).
Hedieh Fakhriyazdi: New York Law Journal Innovation Award Winner (2021).
Marilyn French Shaw, Reena Gogna, Emmanuelle Henry, Jacky Kelly, Anne-Sophie Noury and Agathe Soilleux: IFLR1000 Women Leaders (2021).
Karen Ballack and Charan Sandhu: IAM Global Leaders (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).
Andriana Georgallas and Allison Liff: TMA International Company Transaction of the Year (2020).
Amy Rubin: Law360 Benefits MVP (2020).
Kimberly Blanchard, Jessica Falk, Lyuba Goltser and Shayla Harlev: 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).
Caroline Zalka: Benchmark Litigation 40 & Under Hot List (2018 and 2019).
Helyn Goldstein: Law360’s Influential Women in Tax Law (2019).
Marcia Goldstein and Ronit Berkovich: The American Lawyer Dealmakers of the Year (2019).
Ann Malester: LMG Life Sciences Hall of Fame (2019).
Miriam Buhl: Center for Constitutional Rights Changemaker (2018).
Ellen Odoner and Lyuba Goltser: Burton Award for Distinguished Legal Writing (2018).
Jessica Liou and Heather Viets:The M&A Advisor Emerging Leaders (2019).