Career Fast-Tracking for Lawyers

Posted by on March 27, 2017 at 2:51 pm in
April 25, 2017 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
The New York City Bar Association
42 W 44th St
New York, NY 10036
$5 - $25

How do employers identify and recruit next generation leadership? What are effective strategies to accelerate your rise up the executive ladder? What role does the ability to negotiate play in career advancement? How can you become part of an organization’s succession planning? This panel will discuss best practices for placement and advancement in the leadership pipeline. The power panel of corporate, government, law firm and non-profit leaders will provide an insider perspective on their paths to success and give advice on how to get to the “next level.”

This panel is ideal for law students and lawyers who are interested in fast-tracking their careers.


Maria Felix, Section Manager, Con Edison
Fenimore Fisher, Deputy Commissioner, Citywide Chief Diversity & EEO, NYC Department of Citywide Administrative Services
Andrew Otis, Partner, Curtis, Mallet-Prevost, Colt & Mosle LLP
Don Shacknai, First Deputy Commissioner, NYC Department of Housing Preservation and Development
Carlota Zimmerman, Success Strategist


Terrance Stroud, Director, Continued Occupancy, NYC Department of Housing Preservation and Development

Sponsoring Association Committee:

Career Advancement and Management Committee, Aisha Joseph, Chair

Co-Sponsoring Association Committee:

Law Student Perspectives Committee, Desiree Jaeger-Fine, Chair
New Lawyer Practice and Skills Committee, Amit Shertzer, Chair

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