Cozen O’Connor Philadelphia Office and Zoom
On June 20, Cozen O’Connor’s Women’s Initiative – led by Sarah Schlossberg, Kristi Zentner, and Calli Padilla, and the firm’s Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Committee – chaired by Lynn Espy-Williams, co-hosted a panel discussion with several Cozen O'Connor leaders titled “How to Make the Ask.” The discussion was the last segment of the Women’s Initiative three-part business development series this year.
The panelists included Melissa Brill, co-chair, Insurance Department, Leslie Gomez, vice chair, Institutional Response Group, Suzanne Mayes, co-chair, Business Law Department, and Brigeeta Richdale, vice chair, White Collar Defense & Investigations. Moderated by Lisa Haas, chief marketing officer, the discussion centered on the important, and occasionally awkward, reality of bringing in business, and covered a range of issues, from creating and cultivating your personal brand; learning from your mistakes; and developing and deploying the trifecta of technical expertise, relationships, and visibility; to using marketing department resources in your business development efforts, and many others.
To watch the complete discussion, please click here.