HL Women Conference 2024

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The Hogan Lovells Washington, D.C. office is excited to invite you to its inaugural Women's Conference for women partners and counsel in the Americas. This conference is designed to serve as a forum where our women partners and counsel converge to engage in discussions surrounding building business, strengthening connections, and becoming leaders.

The conference will commence April 9 with an evening reception, followed by a full day of programming on April 10, including a keynote address from Michelle Silverthorn, diversity speaker, best-selling author, and Founder and CEO of Inclusion Nation. The conference will conclude with a farewell breakfast on April 11.


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April 9

6 - 9 p.m.    

Welcome Reception
Join us for an opportunity to connect with our HL Women in the Washington, D.C. office Solarium overlooking the Washington Monument.

April 10


9 a.m.

Registration and Breakfast

9:45 - 10:00 a.m.

Women Leading: Current State of Hogan Lovells Women and Plan Forward


  • Carine Stoick, Deputy Office Managing Partner, Washington, D.C.; Office Managing Partner, Northern Virginia | Mergers and Acquisitions

10 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Keynote Workshop: An Inclusive Workspace for Women
Join Michelle Silverthorn, attorney, author, and keynote speaker, as she returns to the firm to help us design new behaviors and systems centered on belonging for every woman lawyer and works with us to build the skills that we each need to succeed and thrive.


  • Michelle Silverthorn, Diversity Speaker, Best-Selling Author, and Founder & CEO of Inclusion Nation

12:30 - 2 p.m.

Lunch (13.202/203)

2 - 2:45 p.m.

Understanding Your Business: Interplay Between Law Firm Economics and Business Priorities
Knowledge is power and that is doubly true when it comes to understanding your financial performance metrics. Bring a hard or soft copy of your financial profile to this session and learn the basics and relevance of key financial metrics. Then sit back and watch us role-play how to have fair and honest conversations about origination credit.


3 - 3:45 p.m.

Pathways for Building Your Business
Building your business is challenging. Join us for a discussion with three women partners who have successfully developed their books of business while following their own unique paths.


4 - 4:45 p.m.

Client Panel: What our clients want from their outside counsel
Join us for a panel discussion with a few of our women clients as they provide insight into their expectations of external legal counsel and shed light on the unique dynamics encountered as women navigating the legal and corporate spheres.


  • Lisa Ellman (moderator), Partner | Transportation
  • Anne Foulkes, PPG Industries | Senior Vice President and General Counsel
  • Michelle Kisloff, Optum Health | General Counsel
  • Okeoma Moronu, Zipline International Inc. | Head of Global Aviation Regulatory Affairs

4:45 - 5 p.m.

Closing Remarks


  • Carine Stoick, Deputy Office Managing Partner, Washington, D.C.; Office Managing Partner, Northern Virginia | Mergers and Acquisitions

6 - 9 p.m.

Women Partners and Counsel Dinner

The Waldorf Astoria, Lincoln Library, Washington, D.C.

April 11


9:30 - 10:30 a.m.

Fireside Chat | HL Women: Celebrating our success. Owning our future.
Join us as we wrap up our HL Women's Conference with a fireside chat featuring Board Chair Marie- Aimée de Dampierre, moderated by partner Joy Sturm. Breakfast will be provided.


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