Michele D. Johnson, Latham & Watkins LLP
Women Worth Watching 2015 Michele D. Johnson This Latham Partner Balances Management and Motherhood   When companies and boards of directors face complex litigation, Michele Johnson is often called on to advise on “bet-the-company” matters that threaten a company’s success, including corporate governance challenges, shareholder suits, insider trading claims,... Read more
Laura A. Boydston, Legg Mason
Women Worth Watching 2015 Laura A. Boydston This Legg Mason Managing Director Sees Education as the Key to Success   Since joining Legg Mason in 2002 as a business analyst, Laura Boydston has held a variety of business roles, including director of strategy, product development, and risk management of... Read more
Karen Fowler-Williams, Lincoln Financial Group
Women Worth Watching 2015 Karen Fowler-Williams Lincoln Financial’s SVP Is All about Diversity, Engagement, and Opportunity   Karen Fowler-Williams serves as senior vice president of employee relations for Lincoln Financial Group. In this critical role, she oversees HR policy development, Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) compliance and risk management, recognition,... Read more
Jillian Maver Ihsanullah, Linkage
Women Worth Watching 2015 Jillian Maver Ihsanullah This Linkage Consultant Is Passionate about Developing Tomorrow’s Leaders   An industrial/organizational psychologist, leadership consultant, and executive coach, Linkage’s Jillian Ihsanullah specializes in building strategic competency models to drive performance, and creating the systems and tools to support them. She has significant... Read more
Katherine Y.K. Cheung, Marriott International, Inc.
Women Worth Watching 2015 Katherine Y.K. Cheung This Marriott VP & Senior Council is a Powerful Advocate for Company and Causes   An inspirational leader, an excellent lawyer, and a skilled communicator, Katherine Cheung serves as vice president and senior counsel in the Employment Law group at Marriott International,... Read more
Julianne M. Hartzell, Marshall, Gerstein & Borun LLP
Women Worth Watching 2015 Julianne M. Hartzell This Partner at Marshall, Gerstein & Borun is an IP Litigation Star   Julianne Hartzell is a leading partner in Marshall, Gerstein & Borun’s intellectual property litigation (IP) practice, and was recently appointed chair of the firm’s medical devices practice. Julianne has... Read more
Rebecca Eisner, Mayer Brown LLP
Women Worth Watching 2015 Rebecca Eisner This Mayer Brown Partner Works Hard and Makes Smart Choices   Rebecca Eisner was inspired to be a lawyer while working in the government affairs department at Dow Chemical. Her job required knowledge of certain laws and regulations that were important to the... Read more
Lori Lightfoot, Mayer Brown LLP
Women Worth Watching 2015 Lori Lightfoot This Top Attorney at Mayer Brown is also Chair of Chicago Police Board   After earning a bachelor’s degree from the University of Michigan and a JD from the University of Chicago Law School, Lori Lightfoot began her career in 1989 as a... Read more
Stephanie Willson, McCarthy Tétrault LLP
Women Worth Watching 2015 Stephanie Willson This Leading Litigator has a Passion for Engaging Top Talent   Before developing her talent management and engagement practice, Stephanie Willson practiced as a commercial litigator. Today, she is a recognized leader in lawyer recruitment, talent management, and leadership development. As McCarthy Tétrault’s... Read more
Malou C. Harrison, PhD, Miami Dade College – North Campus
Women Worth Watching 2015 Malou Harrison, PhD Miami Dade College’s President is Passionate Empowering All Learners   Malou Harrison, who has 35 years of experience in the field of higher education, is the president of Miami Dade College (MDC) North Campus—the college’s first location, which opened in 1960. She... Read more