Features Women in Law

Andrea Palmer – Higginbotham Insurance Agency Inc.

Est. reading time: 4 mins

Andrea Palmer admits she didn’t fully understand the insurance business when she joined Higginbotham Insurance Agency Inc. in April 2018. But she’s a quick study, and as she learned the intricacies of insurance law, regulations and licensing at the brokerage based in Fort Worth, Texas, she also found ways to improve legal operations. Now the […]

Aliya Haider – Beacon Platform

Est. reading time: 4 mins

In 2007, Aliya Haider had a choice to make: become a law professor at New York University or join J.P. Morgan, where she would become a divisional general counsel for the global corporate bank. Choosing the global financial services firm has led to a whirlwind of challenges and opportunities ever since, she says. Within two […]

Aileen Schwartz – Hill International

Est. reading time: 4 mins

Aileen Schwartz was in kindergarten in Maryland when her teacher said she’d make “a good Philadelphia lawyer.” The comment was unexpected, and Schwartz recalls her parents didn’t know what to make of it. However, it was meant as a compliment, as Philadelphia lawyers had a long tradition as the best trained in law and rhetoric […]

Adrienne Hollander – American Regent

Est. reading time: 5 mins

In 2012, Adrienne Hollander’s resilience and grit were unexpectedly tested. She gave birth on Tuesday and went on maternity leave—only to find out on Friday that the firm employing her for the last four years had closed its doors. She’d been with Dewey & LeBoeuf since 2007, beginning first at Dewey Ballentine as a summer […]

Anne Thériault – Coveo

Est. reading time: 4 mins

When Anne Thériault started at Coveo in 2014, it was a technology startup less than a decade old. Now, several years later, the company has gone public. “We’re now in the major leagues,” she says. “It’s been a lot of work, but it’s exciting.” As the company’s vice president of legal, Thériault helped prepare the […]

Anne Meyer – Frontier Communications

Est. reading time: 3 mins

This has been a welcoming year for Anne Meyer, who along with others at Frontier Communications has onboarded new executive leaders and a new board of directors, making her a veteran of sorts. Meyer, the senior vice president, associate general counsel and corporate secretary, has enjoyed the positive changes in the company’s philosophy, hiring and […]

Ashley Fischer – Tiff’s Treats Cookie Delivery

Est. reading time: 5 mins

In 1999, when University of Texas sophomore Tiffany Taylor accidentally missed her date with Leon Chen, she baked and delivered a batch of cookies to him as an apology. Inspired, the sophomores took a $20 budget, a cell phone, a recipe they created, and Leon’s college apartment oven and started Tiff’s Treats Cookie Delivery. At […]

Amanda S. Luby – CaptiveOne Advisors LLC

Est. reading time: 5 mins

It may not be a case of “all things being equine” for Amanda S. Luby, but even her most complex legal challenges are rarely two degrees of separation from the equine industry. Luby, the executive vice president and general counsel for CaptiveOne Advisors LLC, manages legal affairs for a company that’s growing in a little […]

Anna Novoseletsky – Discover Financial Services

Est. reading time: 4 mins

Having lived in multiple countries—and passing the bar exam in three—Ukraine native Anna Novoseletsky can’t help but look at the world through the lens of globalization. That international perspective drives Novoseletsky in her role as the legal head of global payments and senior counsel at Discover Financial Services in Illinois. For the veteran corporate attorney, […]

Andrea Andre – Axcess Financial

Est. reading time: 4 mins

Consumers beware: COVID-19 has unleashed scam artists preying upon the most economically vulnerable. A couple of federal stimulus checks notwithstanding, many people of modest means remain hard-pressed to scrape together their next rent, car payment, credit card bill or whatever. It’s all the more reason why Andrea Andre is so committed to uphold trust in […]

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