Women in Law

Book Review: “Trials: On Death Row in Pakistan” by Isabel Buchanan

Isabel Buchanan was a 23-year old Scottish law graduate when she moved to Pakistan to work in Lahore on capital defence cases. In her book, Trials: On Death Row in Pakistan, which won the Saltire First Book Award and was named book of the year by The Economistand The Spectator, she tells the captivating story of life as …

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What It Means to Belong

Note from the Editors: We were touched to receive this submission to the Debevoise Women’s Review from one of our summer associates, Margo Watson. Margo’s submission is an important reminder of the effect that a commitment to diversity and inclusion can have both within and outside of an organization. We celebrate our peer firms in …

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Q&A with Kathryn Wagner of Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts

Kathryn (Katie) Wagner is the Executive Director of Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts (VLA), which provides legal and education services to the New York arts community. She is responsible for developing VLA’s legal services, education and advocacy programming and for facilitating pro bono legal representation for hundreds of artists and arts and cultural organizations in …

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Q&A with Susan Comparato, CEO of Syncora Holdings Ltd.

Susan Comparato is CEO, President and the only woman member of the Board of Directors of Syncora Holdings Ltd. Syncora is a global company that provides financial guarantee insurance and other credit enhancement for debt obligations in the United States and international capital markets. Susan was one of the key leaders of Syncora’s complex restructuring …

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