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Jane DiRenzo Pigott

Speaking Engagements

“Creating Positive Visibility;” “Effective Delegation and Team Roles;” “Effective Communication and Conflict Resolution;” and “Mentoring, Coaching and Championing” - American Bar Association (“ABA”) Section of Labor and Employment Law (“LEL”) Leadership Development Program (August 2012)

“Managing and Mentoring Women: Enhancing the Probability for Success” - Lex Mundi Institute (“LMI”) Foundation Management Program (July 2012)

“Gender-Based Behavioral Differences” - Lex Mundi Managing Partners Conference (July 2012)

Self Promotion Workshop - NY City Bar Association (March 2012)

“Creating Positive Visibility;” “Mentoring, Coaching and Championing;” and “Effective Delegation and Team Roles” - ABA Annual LEL Conference (November 2011)

“Communication and Female Advantage” - Women's Leadership Forum (October 2011)

“Blueprints for Leadership: Powerful Strategies and Tools for Women Lawyers to Enhance Firm Value and Maximize Competencies” - Lex Mundi Global Opportunities for Advancement and Leadership for Women in the Legal Profession (“GOAL”) (July 2011)

“Creating Positive Visibility;” “Effective Communication and Conflict Resolution;” and “Mentoring, Coaching and Championing” - ABA LEL Leadership Development Program (July 2011)

“Increasing the Return on Investment: A Strategic Approach to Affinity Groups’’ webinar - National Association for Law Placement (“NALP”) (June 2011)

“Working Together to Provide Best Practice Tips For Diversity” - Louisiana State Bar Association Diversity Conclave (April 2011)

"Effective Work Assignment Systems: Investing in Your Future Instead of Merely Billing Hours" - National Association for Law Placement ALI-ABA 2010 Professional Development Institute (December 2010)

Mentor/mentee training sessions for the American Bar Association Labor and Employment Law Leadership Development Program (December 2010)

"Law Firm Management Best Practice: Generation Inclusion" - South Carolina Women Lawyers Association (November 2010)

Self Promotion and Networking workshops - Loyola University Women in Business (September 2010)

"Effective Work Assignment Systems: Investing in the future Instead of Merely Billing Hours" webinar - National Association for Law Placement ALI-ABA (June 2010)

"Increase the ROI From Your Women's Initiative With a Strategic Approach" v-panel - Women Lawyers Alliance (June 2010)

"Drive Your Women's Initiative Forward Strategically" webinar - Women Lawyers Alliance (March 2010)

"Future of Lawyer Hiring, Development and Advancement" roundtable discussion - National Association for Law Placement (March 2010)

"Law Firm Talent: Creating and Retaining Female Stars" webinar - Shift Worldwide (March 2010)

"The Diversity Dilemma: Another Victim of the Bad Economy?" panel, American Bar Association Corporate Counsel Conference (February 2010)

"Mind the Gap: Effective Intergenerational Mentoring" and "Networking and Effective Self-Promotion" panels, Ms. JD's Annual Conference on Women in the Law (November 2009)

"Effective Self-Promotion for Women Attorneys" - Ms. JD's Annual Conference on Women in the Law (Chicago, IL, November 2009)

"Creating Positive Visibility" and "Speed Networking" - Wisconsin State Bar Diversity Counsel Program (Milwaukee, WI, October 2009)

"Staffing Matters" - National Association for Legal Career Professional Diversity Summit (Chicago, IL, June 2009)

"Diversity Ramifications" - Tennessee Bar Association (Nashville, TN, April 2009)

"Ethics for Inside and Outside Counsel, Diversity, Confidentiality and Technology Concerns" - VIP GlobalNet (Chicago, IL, March 2009)

"Intergenerational Marketing" - Hildebrandt Institute Annual Marketing Partner Forum (Dana Point, CA, January 2009)

"You Raised Them, Now Try to Manage Them!" - Texas General Counsel Annual Conference (San Antonio, TX, November 2008)

"Diversity and Inclusion in the Legal Workplace" - VIP Global Net (Chicago, IL, November 2008)

"Understanding the Rules of the Game" - Women's Bar Association of the District of Columbia (Washington, DC, July 2008)

"Communicating Across Generations" - Wisconsin Association of Women Lawyers (Milwaukee, WI, June 2008)

"The Power of Networking" - Loyola School for Continuing and Professional Studies Women's Leadership Conference (Chicago, IL, May 2008)

"Effective Self Promotion" - Aurora Chamber of Commerce Women Lunch Series (Aurora, IL, May 2008)

"Embracing Challenges" - North Carolina Association for Women Attorneys (Charlotte, NC, May 2008)

"Creating Positive Visibility" - Turnaround Management Association (Chicago, IL, May 2008)

"Creating Positive Visibility" - Financial Executives International (Chicago, IL, April 2008)

"Creating Positive Visibility" - University of North Carolina Women in Law Symposium (Chapel Hill, NC, March 2008)

"Rules of the Game" - Wisconsin Association of Women Lawyers (Milwaukee, WI, February 2008)

"Traditional Firm Mentoring Models" - North Carolina Bar Association Professionalism Committee (Cary, NC, December 2007)

"Rules of the Game" - Women's Bar Association New Members Reception, (Washington, DC, November 2007)

"Effective Self Promotion" - International Women's Insolvency & Restructuring Confederation (Chicago, October 2007)

"Generational Issues and Opportunities" - PepsiCo One Up Annual Diversity and Inclusion Fair (Chicago, IL, September 2007)

"Creating Positive Visibility" Empowering Women's Network (Chicago, IL, August 2007/May 2008)

"Expanding the Impact of Your Women's Bar Association" - Women's Bar Leadership Summit (San Francisco, CA, August 2007)

"Gender in the Workplace" - Ethical Leadership and Decision Making class, Lake Forest Graduate School of Management (Lake Forest, IL, July 2007)

"Effective Self Promotion" - Illinois CPA Society (Chicago, IL, May 2007)

"Giving Back" - Kellogg Women Business Association Conference (Chicago, IL, April 2007)

"Retention, Promotion and Recruitment: Sustainability for the Future" - Employers Counsel Network Conference (Albuquerque, NM, April 2007)

"Developing Talented Lawyers: Who is Focused on your Long-Term Interests?" - Minority Corporate Counsel Association's 6th Annual CLE Expo (Chicago, IL, March 2007)

"A Leak in the Talent Pipeline:  What HR Must do to Retain Female and Minority Executives" - Strategic HR Leadership Summit (Las Vegas, NV, March 2007)

"The Rules of the Game" - Motorola Women's Business Council (Schaumburg, IL, March 2007)

"What Gets Measured Gets Changed" - National Association of Law Placement Diversity Conference (Chicago, IL, March 2007)

"Embracing Challenges, Capitalizing on Opportunities" - University of North Carolina Women in the Legal Profession symposium (Chapel Hill, NC, March 2007)

"Women and Leadership" - Commercial Real Estate Executive Women of Chicago's Leadership Development Series (Chicago, IL, February 2007)

"Women, Leadership and the Work Environment" - Loyola University Gannon Center for Women and Leadership lecture series (Chicago, IL, February 2007)

"Retention and Attrition" panel participation - United States Law Firm Group Annual Meeting (Naples, FL, January 2007)

"The Whys and Hows of Diversity Training" live teleconference and webcast - American Bar Association Section of Business Law Today (October 2006)

"Can You Have it All?, Balance and Quality of Life: Reduced Schedule Arrangements" - American Bar Association Franchising Forum's Women's Caucus (Boston, MA, October 2006)

"Women in Negotiation" - sponsored by Chicago Bar Association Alliance for Women and JAMS (Chicago, IL, October 2006)

"Effective Self Promotion for Women Professionals" - Empowering Women Network (Wheaton, IL, August 2006)

"Mentors, Mentoring and Coaching: What is it, Why Have it and Does it Work?" - Lex Mundi Institute Foundation Management Program (Monterey, CA, August 2006)

"Effective Self Promotion for Women Professionals" - Abbott Women Leaders in Action (Abbott Park, IL, May 2006)

"Inspiring Women and Embracing Challenges" - Motorola Women's Business Council (Schaumburg, IL, March 2006)

"The Rules of the Game" - Harvard Women's Law Association (Cambridge, MA, February 2006)

"Taking Charge of Your Career" - National Association of Women Lawyers (Chicago, IL, September 2005)

"Effective Communication Across Generation" - Association of Legal Administrators (Chicago, IL, July 2005)

"Valuing Differences" - Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association (Kansas City, MO, July 2005)

"Diversity Equal Dollars" - National Association of Women Business Owners (Chicago, IL, July 2005)

"Inspiring Women, Embracing Challenge" - Professional Women's Club of Chicago (Chicago, IL, January 2005)

"Preparing the Next Generation of Lawyers" - Minority Corporate Counsel Association (New York, NY, November 2004)

"The New Face of Mentoring" - Kirkland & Ellis (New York, NY, September 2004)

"The Power of Reciprocity" - PricewaterhouseCoopers (Chicago, IL, August 2004)

"Leadership: What it Takes" - McDermott Will & Emery (Toronto, Canada, July 2004)

"Struggling to be Juggling Effectively" - Sachnoff & Weaver Women's Initiative (Chicago, IL, June 2004)

"I Did It My Way," a facilitated conversation about business development - Sachnoff & Weaver Women's Initiative (Chicago, IL, May 2004)

"Walking the Talk" - American Bar Association's Commission on Women in the Profession, General Counsel and Managing Partners Leadership Summit: Progress, Success and Achievement for Women in Law (New York, NY, May 2004)

"Effectively Communicating Across Differences" - Legal Executive Forum (Chicago, IL, May 2004)

"The New Face of Mentoring" - Kirkland & Ellis LLP Women's Leadership Initiative (Washington, DC, May 2004)

"The Art of Self Promotion for Female Professionals" Building Blocks for Success Series - Deloitte & Touche Midwest Women's Initiative (Chicago, IL, May 2004)

"The Rules of the Game" presentation for the Women's Leadership Initiative, Kirkland & Ellis LLP (Washington, DC, April 2004)

"Creating a Blueprint for Diversity Within Your Organization" - National Association for Law Placement, 2004 Annual Education Conference, Unmasking Possibilities (Salt Lake City, UT, April 2004)

"Diversity Training for You and How to Make it Work for Your Organization" - National Association for Law Placement, 2004 Annual Education Conference, Unmasking Possibilities (Salt Lake City, UT, April 2004)

"Influencing Diversity in the Profession" - Minority Corporate Counsel Association Third Annual CLE Expo (Chicago, IL, April 2004)

"Risky Business - Networking Effectively" - Joint Program of the Chicago Bar Association's Alliance for Women, the Black Women Lawyer's Association and the Women's Bar Association (Chicago, IL, March 2004)

"Not What You Learned in Law School: The Skills and Information You Need to Progress and How to Get Them" - National Association of Women Lawyers' Taking Charge of your Career: Best Practices for Women Lawyers and their Firms Conference (Washington, DC, March 2004)

"2004 Diversity Initiative Workshop" - Baker & McKenzie's Western Hemisphere Partners Conference (Phoenix, AZ, March 2004)

"The New Face of Mentoring" - ChicWIT's (Illinois' largest professional women's organization) Passport 2004 (Chicago, IL, March 2004)

"The New Face of Mentoring" presentation for the Women's Leadership Initiative, Kirkland & Ellis LLP (Chicago, IL, January 2004)

"Effective Self Promotion for Women Professionals" workshop for DuPont's Women Lawyers Network Conference (Chicago, IL, January 2004)

"Women CEOs" interview on National Public Radio show (Chicago, IL, January 2004)

"Rules of the Game" presentation for Women's Studies 1131, Harvard University (Cambridge, MA, December 2003)

"Women on Board" - Senior Business Women's Forum (Chicago, IL, November 2003)

"Innovative Pathways to Inclusion" seminar with Meckler, Bulger & Tilson (Chicago, IL, November 2003)

"Rules of the Game" - Minority Corporate Counsel Association's Pathways to Diversity Conference ( New York, NY, October 2003)

"Saddle Your Own Horse" - Chicago Bar Association's Alliance for Women (Chicago, IL, October 2003)

"Rules of the Game" - Jenner & Block's Women's Forum (Chicago, IL, October 2003)

"Diversity: Does It Turbo Charge Your Marketing Engine or Cause It to Blow Gasket?" - Legal Marketing Association, Southeastern Chapter (Charlotte, NC, September 2003)

"Baselines, Barriers, and Bridges" - Chicago Bar Association's Alliance for Women (Chicago, IL, September 2003)

"Rules of the Game" - The Chicago Committee on Minorities in Large Law Firms (Chicago, IL, May 2003)

"Barriers to Diversity and Success Strategies" - J.P. Morgan Midwest Women's Council (Chicago, IL, April 2003)

"Gender Issues in Large Law Firms" - Baker & McKenzie's Western Hemisphere Partners Conference (Aventura, FL, March 2003)