Fireside Chat with Lisa Wardell and Judge Patricia Brown

Venue:

Fireside Chat with Lisa Wardell and Judge Patricia Brown

Chicago,  

Time:

From  2019-02-12 21:00:00  to  2019-02-12 22:30:00
Event Description
EDGE Members, The Adtalem EDGE team invites you to join us Tuesday, Feb. 12, as President and CEO Lisa Wardell sits down with Judge Patricia Brown Holmes, Managing Partner of Riley Safer Holmes & Cancila LLP and a highly respected and accomplished lawyer. The two will connect for a fireside chat to discuss XYZ. Judge Patricia Brown Holmes is the first African-American woman to lead and have her name on the door of a major law firm that is not women- or minority-owned. She focuses her practice on the areas of high-stakes commercial litigation, white collar crime and legal client counseling. As a former state court judge and experienced prosecutor and defense lawyer, she brings a unique variety of capabilities to her practice. State officials frequently task Judge Holmes with sensitive matters, including appointments to investigate wrongdoing by Chicago Police officers in the the death of Laquan McDonald and to lead the investigation surrounding the tragic incidents alleged to have occurred at Burr Oak Cemetery in Alsip. Throughout her career, Judge Holmes has spearheaded and encouraged numerous diversity initiatives, with her previous firm winning awards for commitment to this issue. Her discussion with Lisa Wardell will provide attendees with insightful advice for advancing their careers and gaining influence in a diverse workforce.   Date and Time: Tuesday, Feb. 12, 3 – 4:30 p.m. CDT                           3 – 4 p.m.        Discussion with Lisa Wardell & Judge Patricia Brown Holmes                           4 – 4:30 p.m.   Networking                           *Please arrive several minutes early to check-in.   Location:           Chicago Headquarters                           500 W. Monroe Street, Chicago, IL 60661                           Check-in: Lobby                           Event Space: 32nd Floor WAYS TO PARTICIPATE: RSVP to Attend in Person We invite all Chicago area EDGE members to participate live. View the Recording A link to the recorded presentation will be available through the Adtalem Commons and Workplace following the event. Please note: external audiences will be invited to join us for this discussion, and we anticipate a full house — so secure your spot today!