Washington, D.C., partner Mercedes Meyer will speak on a panel at the Ms. JD Third Annual Conference on Women in the Law, November 21, 2009.

The theme of the conference is ”Avenues to Advancement,” highlighting  different legal career paths available to women, changing definitions of success, and personal and professional structures that best promote retention and advancement of female lawyers.  The panel is moderated by Lauren Rikleen, author of the book Ending the Gauntlet.  Mercedes, former chairperson of the American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA) Women in IP Committee, and her co-panelists will address the topic of  “Getting the Good work” and offering their advice on how to work with powerful partners, getting good projects, developing skill sets, and other means of insuring career advancement in a highly unstable marketplace.




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