Fox Sponsors Trailblazing Women Lawyers Program

March 5, 2013 – Press Releases

As a testament to its commitment to the advancement of women attorneys, Fox Rothschild will sponsor and host the Philadelphia Bar Association Chancellor's Leadership Institute program,“Trailblazing Women Lawyers in Government,” on March 14.

A panel of women lawyers working in various leadership positions in government and business will share their personal stories and insights on leadership and the law. Panelists include:

  • Risa Vetri Ferman, District Attorney, Montgomery County;
  • Kate M. Harper, Pennsylvania State Representative ;
  • Honorable Renee Cardwell Hughes, CEO, American Red Cross of Southeastern PA; and
  • Kathy Manderino, Senior Vice President, Interact.

The event is free and open to members of the Philadelphia Bar Association. For more information or to register for this event, visit:

Created by Chancellor Kathleen D. Wilkinson, the Chancellor's Leadership Institute provides ongoing substantive programming aimed at assisting and developing leadership skills and tools for women attorneys, attorneys of diverse backgrounds and young lawyers so they can succeed in their careers. The Institute harnesses the wisdom and experience of some of our region's top legal minds and business leaders.

Fox Rothschild recognizes the benefits of a diverse workforce and is committed to the retention and advancement of qualified women attorneys. Women lawyers at Fox Rothschild sit on the firm’s executive committee, serve as department chairs and practice group leaders and lead numerous firm-wide committees. The Women’s Initiative at Fox Rothschild aims to promote women attorneys within the firm and advance the careers of women attorneys in the legal community.