Jenner & Block is the First Patron Sponsor of Harvard Law School’s “Celebration 50,” a gala event to be held May 2-4 in honor of the fiftieth anniversary of the Law School’s first woman graduate. The three-day salute to the storied school’s female alums who have worked for the Firm as well as to its female alums everywhere is expected to be one of the largest gatherings of women lawyers and of Harvard Law alumni ever.
Attendees with be treated to an array of educational, networking and social opportunities. Keynote speakers and program panelists include: the Honorable Ruth Bader Ginsburg ’59, Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court; The Honorable Mary Robinson ’68, former President of Ireland and United Nations Commissioner for Human Rights; The Honorable Janet Reno ’63, former United States Attorney General;
Author and business leader Pamela Thomas-Graham ’88, CEO of CNBC; and Kathleen Sullivan ’80, Dean of Stanford Law School.
These distinguished speakers and panelists will address more than a dozen topics ranging from “Women in Global Leadership” and “International Women’s Rights” to “Developments in Constitutional Law” and “Law Firm Success Strategies.”
“Jenner & Block is proud to serve as First Patron Sponsor of Celebration 50,” said Linda L. Listrom, a member of the Firm’s Policy Committee who graduated from Harvard Law School in 1977. “I have fond memories of my friendships forged while at Harvard and I certainly feel deep gratitude to the school and its faculty for the unequalled education I received there.”