Features Women in Law

Jennifer Chung – AccuWeather

Est. reading time: 5 mins

For nearly 60 years, AccuWeather has belied one of Bob Dylan’s most iconic lyrics: “You don’t need a weatherman to know which way the wind blows.” What began as a service in central Pennsylvania disseminating localized weather forecasts has blown up like an all-encompassing low-pressure front. Today, AccuWeather forecasts are found online, in print, over […]

Jennifer L. Ervin – Shelby County Schools

Est. reading time: 4 mins

Most homecoming celebrations involve wearing school colors, singing the school song, a pep rally and then the big game. For Jennifer L. Ervin, homecoming has been a bit more involved. As general counsel and chief legal officer from 2016-19 for the Shelby County Schools in Memphis, Tennessee, she managed all the legal operations for the […]

Jill Hanson Rainford – Round Hill Capital

Est. reading time: 5 mins

Differences may abound in the legal codes of the 20-plus jurisdictions where Jill Hanson Rainford oversees the legal interests of Round Hill Capital. Some subtle differences, some pronounced, but all she must keep abreast in her role with the international real estate investment and asset management firm. The United States and United Kingdom lean toward […]

Jennifer Lohse – Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation

Est. reading time: 6 mins

Call it a sign of the times. This past May, Sesame Street introduced a new character to its neighborhood: a bright green Muppet with bursting pigtails named Karli. Viewers learned early on that Karli had spent time in foster care. Recently, America learned why: Karli’s mother was in treatment for addiction. Helping to mold the […]

Jill Javor – November Properties & York Investment Properties LLC

Est. reading time: 5 mins

On a calm October day, Jill Javor, husband Attila and 6 1/2 year-old son, Ryan, stand beside U.S. Rep. Ralph Norman, their ribbon cutting scissors poised and ready. It’s the official opening of the 127-room Cambria Hotel Fort Mill in South Carolina. The property is just a healthy bike ride away from the sold-out, wait-listed, […]

Jen Mahan – FMC Corporation

Est. reading time: 4 mins

The first trip was to Thailand where she met with the Asia Pacific team to ensure a smooth transition for the company’s upcoming acquisition. A few weeks later, she was in Sao Paulo, this time to help build a similar plan for the company’s Latin American operations. Not long after that, it was on to […]

Jennifer Turner Harrigan – Symphony Talent

Est. reading time: 5 mins

Mention a certain, locally based national health and wellness organization to folks in the greater Pittsburgh area, and most of them will know exactly who you’re talking about. The second largest integrated delivery and financing system in the country, the organization employs more than 40,000 people, making it one of the region’s largest employers. Dynamic […]

Judith Schvimmer – Lagunitas Brewing Co.

Est. reading time: 6 mins

It is indeed the wild west for the nascent cannabis industry, especially when alcohol is in the mix. A left coast brewery with something of an outlaw heritage would seem right at home. Which seems to describe the Lagunitas Brewing Co. in Petaluma, California. Only what passed for its outlaw days now seems, well, if […]

Jacquie Katzel – PayPal

Est. reading time: 4 mins

Sometimes to chase down a dream you have to pack your bags, hop on a plane and fly to a new opportunity. Jacquie Katzel is getting pretty good at that. From escaping political strife in Jamaica as a child—to finding sanctuary in Canada, the United States and the halls of Harvard—she’s found opportunity once again, […]

Julia Hanft – Speedcast Government

Est. reading time: 5 mins

This is not likely the twilight of Julia Hanft’s legal career, but her shift into an advisory role at Speedcast Government is as close as she’s come to hitting a pause button in 30 years. Hanft is now legal counsel for the company that bought Globecomm Systems Inc. in February 2019, advising it on its […]

Testimonials

As promised in advance, my feature in Vanguard has increased my visibility within the profession and prompted more than a few people I have not communicated with recently to reconnect. One of the Italian law firms I have used in the past is now in the process of interviewing me for an article on their website and tweeting out the feature story. Activity and the number of people connecting with me on LinkedIn has soared, which is great. The Vanguard writers and editorial staff were great to work with—highly professional and made the effort to make the experience both fun and rewarding (they were also respectful of the time pressures and demands all lawyers face). I was very pleased with the experience and the final outcome. Needless to say, I have been very pleased. All in all working with Vanguard has been a very positive experience which generated good publicity for both Shawcor and myself. My sincere thanks.
– Tim Hutzul, General Counsel, ShawCor Ltd.
The piece highlighting my company, Bob Baker Enterprises, Inc., came out fabulous. Our company is in the new and used car sales and service industry. Everyone was great to work with and extremely professional. They produced a high-quality product and have provided expert assistance and guidance post-production of the article.
– Wade Poulson, General Counsel, Bob Baker Enterprises Inc.
I was honored to be the subject of an article. I enjoy reading Vanguard articles and seeing how other attorneys got to their positions and see their jobs. It's also interesting to see how different law firms partner with the subjects of the articles.
– Henry Marquard, in-house counsel, Stanley Consultants Inc.
It was a great honor to be featured in Vanguard Law. Working with every member of the team, from the initial interview with Erin Clark, through production with Victor Martins, writing the article with Taryn Plumb and creating the final content with Dave Gushee, was a true pleasure. Everyone was very professional, enthusiastic and supportive, and their creative approach and positive attitude clearly came through in the final product.
– Kevin C. Rakowski, Senior Vice President, Deputy General Counsel, Compliance with Radian Group Inc.

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