In this episode of Success In Brief with Rosanne Felicello, we welcome guest Alicia Tallbe, Partner and Deputy Chair of Litigation at Yankwitt LLP.
Tune in to this episode as Alicia talks about:
How her father’s stories inspired her to pursue a career in law
Her journey in the legal field, and the clerkship she considers the best experience
Her experiences as a litigator and passion for finding creative solutions for clients
Supporting the next generation of lawyers, and her dedication to mentoring
Challenges of being a working mother
The value of creative problem solving in law
Alicia is an experienced litigator who represents clients i…
In this episode of Success In Brief with Rosanne Felicello, we welcome guest Aliki Sofis, a Partner in the Boston office of Quinn Emanuel – the world’s leading global business litigation firm.
Tune in to this episode as Aliki talks about:
Her path to becoming an attorney (including an internship with the New England Patriots)
Navigating the path from being a new associate to becoming a Partner
How she finds opportunities to demonstrate her skills and expertise
The importance of mentorship and cultivating relationships as part of a career in law
How her perspective as woman has affected her practice
Aliki Sofis is a Partner in the Boston …
In this episode of Success In Brief with Rosanne Felicello, we welcome guest Caroline Krauss, Founding Partner at Krauss Shaknes Tallentire & Messeri LLP. She advises clients in all aspects of matrimonial law, including pre- and post-nuptial agreements, custody and access issues, divorce negotiation and litigation, equitable distribution, spousal and child support, and related ancillary issues.
Tune in to this episode as Caroline talks about:
How she came to work with Stan Lotwin, a high-profile matrimonial attorney
Transitioning from big law to a boutique firm
The importance of building relationships with her clients
How matrimonial …
In this episode of Success In Brief with Rosanne Felicello, we welcome guest Renee Eubanks, Co-Chair of University Settlement, a not-for-profit that works with low income New Yorkers.
Tune in to this episode as Renee talks about:
How she graduated with an MBA and JD from 2 different schools at the same time
How her experience at the DOJ influenced her private practice
Why she proactively expanded her experience to broaden her skills
How (and why) she launched her own private practice firm
Her work with University Settlement, and the services the organization provides
Since October 2016, Renee Eubanks has managed her own law firm, the Eu…
In this episode of Success In Brief with Rosanne Felicello, we welcome guest Reasa Currier, Director of Department of Animal Sheltering for Fairfax County, Virginia.
Tune in to this episode as Reasa talks about:
How she came to work with the federal government fresh out of law school
advice she would give to young lawyers who want to influence change through policy
why she formed a political action committee to represent animals in Virginia
how she uses her law degree to advocate for animals
Reasa Currier is a strategic animal welfare leader with over fifteen years of experience in organizational change management, public relations, an…
In this episode of Success In Brief with Rosanne Felicello, we welcome guest Blaire Bernard, General Counsel at WelbeHealth, a mission-driven, value-based organization founded by doctors. WelbeHealth provides full-service healthcare and personalized support to help seniors age well at home and in their community.
Tune in to this episode as Blaire talks about:
How she came to work with startups
Building teams to support knowledge gaps
Networking, and how it has impacted her career
Advice she would give to new law school graduates
Blaire Bernard is a high performing attorney with 20 years’ healthcare law experience in private and in-house …
In this episode of Success In Brief with Rosanne Felicello, we welcome guest Jordana Haviv, Partner at Freedman Normand Friedland.
Tune in to this episode as Jordana talks about:
the benefits of her clerkship with the Hon. Victor Marrero
challenges she’s faced throughout her career as an attorney
how she gains counsel from others and makes career decisions
transitioning from Associate to Partner
the one thing she knows now that she wishes she knew when she graduated law school
Jordana is an experienced litigator with expertise in complex commercial, white collar, employment and securities litigation; internal investigations; and internat…
In this episode of Success In Brief with Rosanne Felicello, we welcome guest Liz Malang, a Partner with Ryan & Conlon LLP, where she handles all phases of the firm’s insurance defense cases, including general liability, auto, trucking, premises liability, construction, property damage, and coverage disputes.
Tune in to this episode as Liz talks about:
how and why she chose a career in law
the difference between working in the DA’s office/public service and the private sector
taking the bar exam again after practicing for 20+ years
how she manages work/life balance and remote work
Liz Malang is a Partner with Ryan Conlon LLP, where sh…
In this episode of Success In Brief with Rosanne Felicello, we welcome guest Michelle Bufano, attorney and entrepreneur. Michelle is a Partner with Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler, a 200-attorney law firm with a national presence.
Tune in to this episode as Michelle shares:
her path to becoming an attorney and partner in big law, and managing motherhood in the process
how she made the shift from products liability to entrepreneurship
how the pandemic inspired her shift into different areas
why she decided to write a book, and who it’s for
what she values from her legal training and how it impacts her work today
Michelle Bufano is an a…
In this episode of Success In Brief with Rosanne Felicello, we welcome guest Corey Stoughton, Attorney-in-Charge of the Criminal Defense Practice Special Litigation Unit at The Legal Aid Society in New York City. As such, Corey oversees the part of Legal Aide that tries to address the systemic issues that face their public defense clients, through three primary functions: litigation, policy work and community organizing.
Tune in to this episode as Corey shares:
her path to becoming an attorney and an advocate to help shape policy
how she balanced motherhood with a demanding role as Senior Counsel
how the pandemic impacted her priorities…