50 Women to Watch

Inaugural 2023 50 Women to Watch

CCBJ has released the inaugural 2023 50 Women to Watch! The Selection Committee had the nearly impossible task of narrowing almost 500 nominees to the final 50, as all candidates were uniquely qualified. We encourage those of you not on the 2023 list to consider reapplying in 2024.

Kasia Moore, Vice President, Deputy General Counsel - Commercial, ADT

Ann Nguyen Staggs, Associate General Counsel - Privacy, Airbnb

Julie Coletti, EVP, Chief Legal and Regulatory Officer, Align Technology

Ada Okafor, General Counsel and Chief Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Officer, American Board of Surgery

Michelle Dunham, Manager & Counsel / People Leader, American Express

Laura Salvatori, General Counsel, Anson Funds

Mary Ulmer-Jones, Associate General Counsel, Bank of America

Melanie McGrath, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, CBCL Limited

Linda Kinney, Chief Legal Officer, Law & Public Policy, Civica

Michelle Williams, Partner, Clifford Chance

Yesim Richardson, President, Cornerstone Research

Deanna Reitman, Of Counsel, Finance, Energy & Commodities Practice, DLA Piper

Kate Dugan, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary, Energizer Holdings

Audrey Taranto, General Counsel, Enstar Group

Alison Wisniewski, Chief Legal Officer, Epiq

Jennifer Zerm, VP, Chief Compliance Officer, Fortive

Breen Sullivan, Founder, The Fourth Floor

Mine Ekim, Managing Director, Legal & Compliance, Golden Gate Global

Abby Risner, Officer, Greensfelder, Hemker & Gale

Debra Rozier, CEO & Founder, Inovitech

Kimberly Taylor, President, JAMS

Bethania Diaz, Legal Manager, Karisma Hotels & Resorts

Allison Yacker, Partner, Co-Chair of Investment Management and Funds, Katten Muchin Rosenman

Christine Wheatley, General Counsel & Group VP, The Kroger Co.

Beth Morahan, EVP & General Counsel, Global Risk Solutions and National Co-Chair of Able@Liberty, Liberty Mutual

Erin Komorowski, Director of ESG & Sustainability, M&T Bank

Sonia Soni, Senior Managing Counsel, India and South Asia, Mastercard

Amber Walsh, Partner, McGuireWoods

Jennifer Rubin, Partner and Member of Employment, Labor and Benefits Section, Mintz Levin

Marcie Dickson, President, Tapestry ADR, NAM

Suzanne Spradley, Chief Compliance Officer, NFP

Eunice Chiu, Partner, Oldham Lie & Nie

Tiffany Archer, Global Head of Compliance, Risk and Privacy, Pall Corporation

Christa D'Alimonte, EVP, General Counsel and Secretary, Paramount Global

Lisa Wolmart, Chief Legal Officer, U.S. Businesses, Prudential Financial

Lorna Luebbe, General Counsel/Senior Vice President/Chief Sustainability Officer, Puget Sound Energy, Inc.

Amy Yeung, VP, Deputy General Counsel, Sallie Mae

Cassie McBride, SVP and General Counsel, San Jose Sharks

Mona Dajani, Global Head of Renewables, Hydrogen & Ammonia , Global Co-Head of Energy & Infrastructure, Shearman & Sterling

Kimberly Drake-Loy, Chief Legal and Risk Officer, Shermco Industries

Leander Dolphin, Managing Partner, Shipman & Goodwin

Shawn White, General Counsel, Smith Family Circle

DeAndrea Washington, Partner, Spencer Fane

Rebecca Worthington, Partner, Squire Patton Boggs

Kyra Laursen, Director, Legal Talent Office - DE&I and Talent Development, Sullivan & Cromwell

Meyling "Mey" Ly Ortiz, Managing Counsel, Labor & Employment, Toyota

Nicole Clark, Co-Founder & CEO, Trellis

Dolores 'Lola' Garcia, Partner & Co-Leader, Business Litigation Group, Ulmer & Berne

Neera Chatterjee, Assistant General Counsel, U.S. Bank

Rippi Karda, Associate General Counsel, Verizon Communications, Inc.

CCBJ would like to thank the selection committee for their tireless work on this initiative!

Megan Belcher, Chief Legal & External Affairs Officer, Scoular

Connie Brenton, VP, Law, Technology and Operations, NetApp, Inc

Kristin Calve, Co-founder, Law Business Media, Editor & Publisher, CCBJ and Pinhawk

David DiBari, Co-Head of the Global Risk Practice, Clifford Chance

Gage Johnson, General Counsel, Paramount Group, Inc.

Mark Smolik, General Counsel, Board Member, DHL Supply Chain Americas

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