By Michelle Browing Coughlin For the past three years, I have had the wonderful privilege of serving as one of twelve members of the American Bar Association’s Commission on Women (the “CWP”) in the Profession. The mission of the CWP is
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By Michelle Browning Coughlin, Of Counsel, ND Galli Law Last month, I had the opportunity to attend my first in-person business meeting of the American Bar Association (“ABA”) Commission on Women in the Profession (“CWP”), held in Chicago. Founded in
This month, as we are all juggling many things during the holiday season and year end, it feels like a good time to discuss a non-legal topic in our blog – the intersection of habits and identity. Over the last
Our firm is turning six next month and we’ve started celebrating a little early! It has been really fun to grow the firm and work with such wonderful clients and our fantastic team! As we grow and scale, I have learned a few important lessons about running a business, which I will share with you.
We’re thankful for our clients, and we’d like to highlight a few of them.
This month, entrepreneurship has been on my mind more than ever. First, I’ve been finalizing plans for Women Owned Law’s inaugural Symposium on Women’s Entrepreneurship in the Law (fantastic line up of speakers announced soon). Second, I’ve had several conversations recently with women lawyers
Too Little, Too Late: The Need for Better Legal Protection for Women Owned Businesses One of the great things about having my own firm is that I get to work with all sizes of businesses, from startup/early-stage businesses to large
Women Entrepreneurs in the Law Since I became an entrepreneur, July has been a time of reflection for me. Not only is it halfway through the year, but it is also the anniversary month of my firm, which celebrates its 4th
Reflections on the Tory Burch Fellowship Since I launched my firm almost four years ago, I have had the great pleasure of meeting and working with numerous entrepreneurs, particularly other women. I have found the energy, drive and enthusiasm for making
Lost Marie Curies & Hidden Figures: Unpacking the Story Behind the Lack of Women Inventors Last month, we reported on the recent findings issued by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) about women inventors, which showed that women are named
Since March is Women’s History Month, it seemed fitting to review and discuss the recent report on the status of women patent inventors over the past forty years, which was released by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (“USPTO”). The USPTO’s research
I have the pleasure of serving as one of the Equity Champions for Burford Capital’s groundbreaking Equity Project, which is designed to create an economic incentive to change the gender gap in the law. Burford, a leading global finance firm focused on