Firm hosts ABA women's event


 Butzel Long’s Women’s Leadership Committee was the Michigan host for the American Bar Association’s (ABA) Woman Advocate Committee’s Regional Networking brown bag lunch program on Thursday, July 18, at the firm’s offices in Ann Arbor, Bloomfield Hills, and Detroit.  All female attorneys were invited to attend the program to discuss gender issues in the profession.  

Gathering for the program in the firm’s Bloomfield Hills office were (left to right) Callana Davis, Butzel Long (summer associate); Danielle Schoeny, Sommers Schwartz; Angela Emmerling Boufford, Butzel Long (Bloomfield Hills host); Lisa Mikalonis, Sommers Schwartz; Krista Hosmer, Sommers Schwartz; Bushra Malik, Butzel Long; Tiffany Ellis, Sommers Schwartz; Reshma Sambare, Miller Canfield; and Beth Gotthelf, Butzel Long.Also in attendance but not pictured was Elissa Noujaim Pinto, Butzel Long.

The program featured a special telephonic address from attorney Nan E. Joesten, an executive coach and consultant and the founder of Rapid Evolution LLC, a consulting firm devoted to accelerating professional development. The topic for her presentation was titled, “Don’t Just Survive, Thrive! – Five Steps for Making Your Law Practice A Place Where You Thrive.”

Photo by John Meiu