The Commission on Women in the Profession held the first webinar of a four-part series The Financial Future Is Female: Women Lawyers and Wealth Creation titled “Empowering Your Own Financial Future: An Overview” on April 20, 2021. The webinar panelists provided practical tips and advice on how to start thinking about money management, negotiating salary and compensation, and creating future goals. They also offered additional financial and lifestyle advice.
Speakers included Maureen Mulligan, chair, ABA Commission on Women in the Profession, as moderator; Virginia “Ginger” Brennan, senior vice president, ABA Retirement Funds Program; Paulette Brown, senior partner and chief diversity and inclusion officer, Locke Lord LLP, and past president, American Bar Association; Jin Hwang, startup founder, Jinvesting Consulting, and former associate general counsel, Verizon; Wendi Lazar, partner, Outten & Golden LLP; and Shenique Moss, deputy legal counsel, the Executive Office of Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer.