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Let's Finance a Deal: Women and Their Roles in Private Equity

February 22, 2016 • 12:30 PM • Law School 3037

The Women's Law School Association invites you to learn from current practitioners about their experiences working for private equity clients. Private equity continues to surge as a business model. This panel will look at the general structure of a private equity deal, the way that lawyers enable these transactions, and how the field has changed for women. These women will share tips for excelling in a transactional law position, as well as the skills students can obtain in law school to help them succeed in this career path. Featuring Caroline Gottschalk (Simpson Thacher), Leah Shen (Simpson Thacher), Jennifer Roeske (Debevoise & Plimpton), and Katie Ertmer (Wyrick Robbins). Moderated by Professor de Fontenay. Sponsored by WLSA. For more information, please contact Wendy Becker and wendy.becker@duke.edu