Munger, Tolles & Olson hosted a workshop titled “Empowering Women in Leadership: Projecting Power in the Boardroom, Courtroom and Beyond” at the firm’s Los Angeles office on Nov. 9, 2017.
Led by communications coach Cara Hale Alter, founder and president of SpeechSkills and author of The Credibility Code, the interactive program focused on using communication skills to achieve greater success in the executive suite. Ms. Alter taught several practical skills that enable women to project confidence and competence in face-to-face interactions. Nearly 100 clients, alumni and firm attorneys attended the event.
Munger, Tolles & Olson has a longstanding tradition of advocating for women in leadership roles within the legal profession. In the past five years, approximately 50 percent of attorneys promoted to equity partner with the firm have been women and roughly 21 percent have been women of color.