Advisory Board

The Advisory Board of the WWCDA is made up of the Chapter Leaders -- each chapter has a seat on the Board.  The Advisory Board has created five global committees:  Administrative, Executive, Development, Program and Young Professionals.  

Leadership

Karen A. Popp

Washington D.C. Chapter

Karen A. Popp

Global Chair, Co-Founder and Chapter Co-Leader

Sidley Austin LLP
Washington, DC

Susan Bozorgi

Florida Chapter

Susan Bozorgi

Global Vice Chair and Chapter Co-Leader

Bozorgi Law, PLLC
Miami, FL

Jessica Nall

San Francisco Chapter

Jessica Nall

Global Vice Chair and Chapter Leader

Farella, Braun + Martel, LLP
San Francisco, CA

Kristin Graham Koehler

Washington D.C. Chapter

Kristin Graham Koehler

Global Secretary and Chapter Co-Leader

Sidley Austin LLP
Washington, DC

Advisory Board Members by Chapter

Jamila Hall

Atlanta Chapter

Jamila Hall

Chapter Leader

Jones Day
Atlanta, GA

Scarlet Reid

Australia Chapter

Scarlet Reid

Chapter Leader

McCullough Robertson
Australia

Maria Durant

Boston Chapter

Maria Durant

Chapter Co-Leader

Hogan Lovells
Boston

Emily Schulman

Boston Chapter

Emily Schulman

Chapter Co-Leader

WilmerHale
Boston

Lisa A. Alfaro

Brazil Chapter

Lisa A. Alfaro

Chapter Co-Leader

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher
Brazil

Shin Jae Kim

Brazil Chapter

Shin Jae Kim

Chapter Co-Leader

Partner, TozziniFreire

Kelly Warner

Chicago Chapter

Terra Reynolds

Chapter Co-Leader

Latham & Watkins
Chicago

Kelly M. Warner

Chicago Chapter

Kelly M. Warner

Chapter Co-Leader

Riley Safer Holmes & Cancila
Chicago

Jenny R. Chou

Connecticut Chapter

Jenny R. Chou

Chapter Co-Leader

Wiggin and Dana
Connecticut

Kate Dion

Connecticut Chapter

Kate Dion

Chapter Co-Leader

Robinson & Cole
Connecticut

Kit Addleman

Dallas Chapter

Kit Addleman

Chapter Co-Leader

Haynes and Boone, LLP
Dallas, TX

Sarah Wirskye

Dallas Chapter

Sarah Wirskye

Chapter Co-Leader

Wirskye Law Firm
Dallas

Tamera Westerberg

Denver Chapter

Tamera Westerberg

Chapter Co-Leader

Wheeler Trigg O’Donell
Denver

Susan Bozorgi

Florida Chapter

Susan Bozorgi

Global Vice Chair and Chapter Co-Leader

Bozorgi Law, PLLC
Miami, FL

Alison Tanchyk

Florida Chapter

Alison Tanchyk

Chapter Co-Leader

Morgan, Lewis & Bockius
Florida

Muriel Goldberg-Darmon

France Chapter

Muriel Goldberg-Darmon

Chapter Leader

Cohen & Gresser LLP
Paris

Nicole Williams

Germany Chapter

Nicole Willms

Chapter Leader

Pholmann & Company
Germany

Yuet Ming Tham

Hong Kong Chapter

Yuet Ming Tham

Chapter Co-Leader

Sidley Austin
Hong Kong

Wendy Wysong

Hong Kong Chapter

Wendy Wysong

Chapter Co-Leader

Clifford Chance
Hong Kong

Joy Dowdle

Houston Chapter

Joy Dowdle

Chapter Co-Leader

Paul Hastings
Houston

Heather K. Hatfield

Houston Chapter

Heather K. Hatfield

Chapter Co-Leader

Porter Hedges
Houston

Marla Thompson Poirot

Houston Chapter

Marla Thompson Poirot

Chapter Co-Leader

Foley Gardere
Houston

Joanelle O'Cleirigh

India Chapter

Rupinder Malik

Chapter Leader

J. Sagar Associates
India 

Kathleen Matsoukas

Indianapolis Chapter

Kathleen Matsoukas

Chapter Leader

Barnes & Thornburg
Indianapolis

Joanelle O'Cleirigh

Ireland Chapter

Joanelle O'Cleirigh

Chapter Leader

Arthur Cox
Ireland 

Francesca Chiara Bevilacqua

Italy Chapter

Francesca Chiara Bevilacqua

Chapter Co-Leader

Gianni Origoni Grippo
Italy

Gaia D'Urbano

Italy Chapter

Gaia D'Urbano

Chapter Co-Leader

De Lorenzi Micciche
Italy

Kaede Toh

Japan Chapter

Kaede Toh

Chapter Leader

Ropes & Gray
Japan

Claire Halstead

London Chapter

Claire Halstead

Chapter Co-Leader

PwC
London, UK 

Rita D. Mitchell

London Chapter

Rita D. Mitchell

Chapter Co-Leader

Willkie Farr & Gallagher
London

Pam Johnston

Los Angeles Chapter

Pam Johnston

Chapter Co-Leader

Foley & Lardner LLP
Los Angeles, CA

Rita D. Mitchell

Los Angeles Chapter

Nina Marino

Chapter Co-Leader

Kaplan Marino
Los Angeles

Cheryl O'Connor

Los Angeles Chapter

Cheryl L. O'Connor

Chapter Co-Leader

Jones Day
Los Angeles

Jennifer Z. Belveal

Michigan Chapter

Jennifer Z. Belveal

Chapter Leader

Foley & Lardner
Michigan

Marnie Fearon

Minnesota Chapter

Marnie Fearon

Chapter Co-leader

Lathrop
Minnesota

Dulce J. Foster

Minnesota Chapter

Dulce J. Foster

Chapter Co-Leader

Fredrikson & Byron, P.A.
Minnesota

Michelle Nasser

Missouri Chapter

Michelle Nasser

Chapter Leader

Dowd Bennett
Missouri

Lisa van der Wal

Netherlands Chapter

Lisa van der Wal

Chapter Leader

De Roos & Pen Advocaten
Netherlands

Danielle M. Corcione

New Jersey Chapter

Danielle M. Corcione

Chapter Leader

Chiesa Shahinian & Giantomasi
New Jersey

Danielle Trostorff

New Orleans Chapter

Danielle Trostorff

Chapter Leader

Degan, Blanchard & Nash
new Orleans

Nicole Friedlander

New York Chapter

Nicole Friedlander

Chapter Co-Leader

Sullivan & Cromwell
New York

Theresa Trazaskoma

New York Chapter

Theresa Trzaskoma

Vice Chair of Executive Committee and Chapter Co-Leader

Sher Tremonte LLP
New York, NY

Claire J. Rauscher

North Carolina Chapter

Claire J. Rauscher

Chapter Leader

Womble Bond Dickinson
North Carolina

Jennifer Dowdell Armstrong

Ohio Chapter

Jennifer Dowdell Armstrong

Chapter Co-Leader

McDonald Hopkins
Ohio

Jeanne Cors

Ohio Chapter

Jeanne Cors

Chapter Co-Leader

Taft Stettinius & Hollister
Ohio

Lisa A. Maxfield

Oregon/Idaho Chapter

Lisa A. Maxfield

Chapter Co-Leader

Pacific Northwest Law
Oregon/Idaho

Kristen Winemiller

Oregon/Idaho Chapter

Kristen Winemiller

Chapter Co-Leader

Pacific Northwest Law LLP
Oregon/Idaho 

Meredith S. Auten

Philadelphia Chapter

Meredith S. Auten

Chapter Leader

Morgan, Lewis & Bockius
Philadelphia

Anne M. Chapman

Phoenix Chapter

Anne M. Chapman

Chapter Leader

Mitchell Stein Carey Chapman
Phoenix

Lourdes Sanchez Ridge

Pittsburgh Chapter

Lourdes Sanchez Ridge

Chapter Leader

Pietragallo Gordon Alfano Bosick & Raspanti
Pittsburg

María A. Domínguez

Puerto Rico Chapter

María A. Domínguez

Chapter Co-Leader

Dominguez Micheo Ramos & Andreu
Puerto Rico

Sonia Torres-Pabon

Puerto Rico Chapter

Sonia Torres-Pabon

Chapter Co-Leader

Melendez Torres Laq
Puerto Rico

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San Diego Chapter

Karen P. Hewitt

Chapter Leader

Jones Day
San Diego

Jessica Nall

San Francisco Chapter

Jessica Nall

Global Vice Chair and Chapter Leader

Farella, Braun + Martel, LLP
San Francisco, CA

Patty A. Eakes

Seattle Chapter

Patty A. Eakes

Chapter Co-Leader

Calfo Eakes & Ostrovsky
Seattle

Angela Jones

Seattle Chapter

Angela Jones

Chapter Co-Leader

Perkins Coie
Seattle

Clara Poglia

Switzerland Chapter

Clara Poglia

Chapter Leader

Schellenberg Wittmer
Switzerland

Erica Williamson Barnes

Tennessee / Alabama Chapter

Erica Williamson Barnes

Chapter Co-Leader

Maynard Cooper & Gale
Tennessee / Alabama 

Joy Boyd Longnecker

Tennessee / Alabama Chapter

Joy Boyd Longnecker

Chapter Co-Leader

Baker Donelson
Tennessee/Alabama 

Wendy Berman

Toronto Chapter

Wendy Berman

Chapter Co-Leader

Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
Toronto, Canada

Alexandra Luchenko

Vancouver Chapter

Alexandra Luchenko

Chapter Co-Leader

Blake, Cassels & Graydon
Vancouver

Brigeeta Richdale

Vancouver Chapter

Brigeeta Richdale

Chapter Co-Leader

Cassels Brock & Blackwell
Vancouver

Kristin Graham Koehler

Washington D.C. Chapter

Kristin Graham Koehler

Global Secretary and Chapter Co-Leader

Sidley Austin LLP
Washington, DC

Karen A. Popp

Washington D.C. Chapter

Karen A. Popp

Global Chair, Co-Founder and Chapter Co-Leader

Sidley Austin LLP
Washington, DC