Washington, D.C., IP partner Mercedes Meyer was the subject for a candid interview featured in the October 8 issue of Legal Times. In the piece, Mercedes suggests that women sometimes sabotage themselves with female mannerisms that can be misconstrued as hesitancy or uncertainty. Instead, she counsels that women should work to create an image in people's minds of a confident leader who should be taken seriously. Mercedes says that includes being professional in appearance and demeanor, employing strong tactics such as a firm handshake and deliberate eye contact.

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