(from l to r) Dean Phoebe Haddon, Professor Paula Monopoli, Ava E. Lias-Booker '86 and Joanne Pollak '76.
Women in the Law by the Numbers
Saturday, March 3, 2 p.m.
Krause Hall, Med Chi Building
1211 Cathedral Street
What can young women do to hurtle the barriers and seize the opportunities facing women lawyers today?
UM Carey Law Dean Phoebe Haddon joins Professor Paula Monopoli plus Board of Vistors alumnae Joanne Pollak ’76, Ava Lias-Booker ’86 and three other female attorneys practicing in Baltimore as they answer that question and more during Women in the Law and by the Numbers, an hour-long session at Women of the World Baltimore.
Organized by Lias-Booker, managing partner at McGuire Woods, the panel discussion features women lawyers from academia, law firms and corporations, including UM Carey Law alumna Joanne Pollak, senior vice president, general counsel and chief-of-staff at The Johns Hopkins Health System Corporation and Johns Hopkins Medicine.
Other panelists include Paula Monopoli, professor of law and founding director, Women, Leadership & Equality Program at UM Carey Law; Kathleen Pontone, principal, Miles & Stockbridge, P.C.; T. Sky Woodward, product liability attorney, Womble Carlyle; and Jamellah Ellis, assistant general counsel, Verizon.