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Godfrey & Kahn, S.C. Shareholder Lecia D. Johnson named chair of the Women's Leadership Forum

May 30, 2013

MILWAUKEE (May 30, 2013) - Godfrey & Kahn, S.C. is proud to announce that Shareholder and member of the firm's Tax & Employee Benefits Practice Group, Lecia D. Johnson has been named chair of its Women's Leadership Forum (WLF).

Formed in 2010, the WLF is a way for female lawyers in the firm to learn, share and collectively effectuate positive change for the benefit of all lawyers, regardless of gender. The WLF has a list of six specific objectives:

  1. Identify current and new leadership opportunities for female lawyers at all professional levels throughout their career, both within and outside of the firm.
  2. Foster leadership opportunities for firm role models in conjunction with the Attorney Advisory Program.
  3. Provide venues for networking and professional development for female lawyers, both within and outside the firm.
  4. Create an educational series on topics of interest that promote leadership development.
  5. Evaluate firm policies, practices and programs that are related to the equitable use of benefit. Consider application of such policies to ensure uniform application to staff in a manner that promotes leadership development and the betterment of the firm.
  6. Provide recommendations to the Management Committee and other committees on policies aimed at promoting attorney retention.

With more than 180 lawyers, Godfrey & Kahn, S.C. is one of Wisconsin's leading business law firms. Founded in 1957, Godfrey & Kahn maintains offices in Milwaukee, Madison, Appleton, Green Bay and Waukesha, Wis.; and Washington, DC. For more information, please visit the firm's website at www.gklaw.com.

 


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