Sept. 26, 2019

4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.


Georgia State University - Knowles Conference Center
85 Park Place NE
Atlanta, GA 30303

A Learning and Advocacy Event Presented by the ACC Georgia Chapter Women's Initiative

Join us for a legal star-studded event addressing business drivers, external pressure points, shareholder activism, and state and local legislation on pay equity, followed by table discussions on key topics and strategic thoughts on pay equity. Our inspirational speakers include:

Opening Remarks

Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Georgia Harold Melton

Panel Speakers

Deborah Dinner, Associate Professor, Emory School of Law
Alex Grecu, Senior Principal, Mercer Consulting
Mary Ulmer-Jones, Assistant General Counsel and Senior Vice President, Bank of America

Table Discussion Leaders

Christine Boucher, Chief Compliance Officer, Delta Airlines
Jennifer Cowart, Assistant General Counsel, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
Robyn Farmer, Associate General Counsel, Atlanta Braves
Shay Hable, Chief Employment Counsel and Vice President, HR, Newell Brands
Jennifer Hightower, Senior Vice President and General Counsel, Cox Communications, Inc.
Jewelle Johnson, Assistant General Counsel and Chief Employment Counsel, Graphic Packaging International, LLC
Melissa Kotun, Senior Employment Counsel, Mueller Water Products
Kristi Matthews, Senior Counsel, Labor & Employment, Newell Brands
Ashley Massengale, Assistant General Counsel, Porsche Cars North America
Rayne Towns, Senior Counsel L&E, NAM and LATAM, Nokia


Georgia State University - Knowles Conference Center
85 Park Place NE
Atlanta, GA 30303

Thursday, September 26, 2019
Registration and Reception starts at 4:00 p.m.
Program from 5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Continuation of Reception with heavy hors d'oeuvres 6:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Catalyst Sponsors

Eversheds Sutherland
Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.
Taylor English Duma LLP

Thought Leader Sponsors

Bodker, Ramsey, Andrews, Winograd & Wildstein, P.C.
Fisher & Phillips LLP

We encourage all of our members to consider attending as this is not a women's only event

Thanks to the generosity of our sponsors, this program is complimentary. Please click here to RSVP by September 20th. If registration exceeds 100 members, you may be placed on a waiting list. We respectfully request that registrants notify us at as soon as possible if circumstances change and you can no longer attend so we may accommodate ACC members on the waiting list.

Mission Statement

The ACC Georgia Chapter Women's Initiative is committed to helping female in-house attorneys define success and the ways they can achieve it through leadership opportunities, networking and other resources that will make them more effective attorneys in their organizations and their communities.