Lessons I learned to be more effective as a woman lawyer

Mian R. Wang
Sarah G. Kim
Fatima Khan
Mian R. Wang | Greenberg Traurig, LLP
Sarah G. Kim | Massachusetts State Treasurer & Receiver General
Fatima Khan | Okta

On-Demand: August 26, 2021

Lessons I learned to be more effective as a woman lawyer
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Program Summary

In this CLE, attorneys can expect to learn about strategies to manage their practices, regardless of seniority. Attorneys will learn about strategies to overcome decision-making paralysis, build resilience, maximize impact, art of delegation, and building confidence.

The program speakers come from diverse backgrounds and will discuss how these strategies can be implemented in a variety of settings beyond a law firm.

This course is co-sponsored with myLawCLE.

Key topics to be discussed:

  • How to implement a solution-focused process to overcome the fear of being wrong
  • How to anticipate and manage feelings of anxiety in high-pressure environments
  • How to maximize impact and not let perfectionism be the enemy
  • How to improve decision-making
  • How to improve and project confidence

Date / Time: August 26, 2021

  • 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm Eastern
  • 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Central
  • 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Mountain
  • 11:00 am – 12:00 pm Pacific

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Live Video Broadcast/Re-Broadcast: Watch Program "live" in real-time, must sign-in and watch program on date and time set above. May ask questions during presentation via chat box. Qualifies for "live" CLE credit.

On-Demand Video: Access CLE 24/7 via on-demand library and watch program anytime. Qualifies for self-study CLE credit. On-demand versions are made available 5 business days after the original recording date and are viewable for up to one year.

Closed-captioning available

Speakers

Mian R. Wang_Greenberg Traurig_LLP_myLawCLE SpeakerMian R. Wang | Greenberg Traurig, LLP

Mian focuses her practice on high-stakes business litigation. She represents public and private companies, financial institutions, directors, officers, and individuals before state and federal courts in commercial and bankruptcy litigation. She has broad experience handling matters related to breach of contract, fraud, breach of fiduciary duties, preference claims, UCC secured transactions, negligence, wire fraud, and unfair and deceptive trade practices disputes.

Her practice covers multiple disciplines and industries, including education, health care, event management, start-up firms, financial institutions, and commercial finance and asset management firms. Prior to joining the firm, Mian served as a law clerk for the Honorable Alvin W. Thompson in the U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut. She also worked in Delaware as a business litigator in a national firm where she represented clients on both state and federal matters.

In 2020, she was recognized by Boston Business Journal as a “40 under 40” honoree. Mian is a member of the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association, the Asian American Lawyers Association of Massachusetts, the Women’s Bar Association of Massachusetts, and the Business Law Section of the American Bar Association. Mian also volunteers her time as an educational counselor for her alma mater Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

 

Sarah G. Kim_Treasurer & Receiver General_myLawCLESarah G. Kim | Massachusetts State Treasurer & Receiver General

Sarah is a Deputy Treasurer and General Counsel for the Office of the Massachusetts State Treasurer & Receiver General. As a Deputy Treasurer, Ms. Kim has general oversight of the Alcoholic Beverages Control Commission. As General Counsel, Ms. Kim manages the team that provides support to the Treasury and its affiliated agencies on a variety of legal issues.

Ms. Kim also advises senior staff on strategic policy, procurement, employment, and litigation issues. Before joining the Treasury, Ms. Kim was an Assistant Attorney General in the Fraud and Financial Crimes Division under Attorney General Martha Coakley. Prior to that, for ten years, Ms. Kim was an attorney in the litigation practice group of Bingham McCutchen LLP (now Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP).

Ms. Kim has been a long-time supporter of a number of Boston-area community organization, including the Asian Task Force Against Domestic Violence, the Boys & Girls Clubs of Boston, the Boston Bar Association, and the Asian American Lawyers Association of Massachusetts. Ms. Kim is a graduate of the Villanova University School of Law and Dartmouth College.

 

Fatima Khan_OktaFatima Khan | Okta

Fatima Khan is Director, Corporate Counsel, Privacy and Product at Okta. Prior to joining Okta, she worked at various technology companies where she was responsible for the application of global law and managed company-wide privacy efforts, including as the Senior Director, Legal and Chief Privacy Officer at Demandbase and the Vice President, Legal at Airpush.

She holds a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Texas at Austin and a Juris Doctor from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law. She is a licensed attorney in California and Texas and holds CIPP/US and CIPM certifications.

Agenda

I. How to implement a solution-focused process to overcome the fear of being wrong | 2:00-2:12
II. How to anticipate and manage feelings of anxiety in high-pressure environments | 2:12-2:24
III. How to maximize impact and not let perfectionism be the enemy | 2:24-2:36
IV. How to improve decision-making | 2:36-2:48
V. How to improve and project confidence | 2:48-3:00