2018 Volta Forum Speakers


Opening Remarks

Kara Dodson, Conference Chair, Volta Talent Strategies

Keynote + Speed Workshop | The Power of Peers

Robin Chase is the Founder and Former CEO, Zipcar, Buzzcar and GoLoco; Executive Chairman, Veniam Works and Author of Peers Inc: How People and Platforms Are Inventing the Collaborative Economy.

Design Thinking Lab

Professor Evelyn Williams, Georgetown University McDonough School of Business

Provocations | “Wouldn’t it be GREAT if…”

Nicholas Jelfs-Jelf, Volta Talent Strategies

Diane Costigan, Director of Coaching, Winston & Strawn 

Antonia Choi, Global Director, Recruiting and Employer Branding Leader, White & Case

Melissa Neulander, Director of Attorney Talent, Hogan Lovells

Susan Osnato, Chief of Legal Recruiting and Professional Development, Simpson Thatcher & Bartlett 

Lois Durant, Director of Talent Management and Diversity & Inclusion Strategy, Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton

Sandra Bang, Director, Global Legal Talent Development, Shearman & Sterling 

Kathryn Marquez, Legal Professional Development Manager, Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner 

Donna Branca, Director of Strategic Leadership, Blank Rome 

Julie Norris, Chief Attorney Development and Recruitment Officer, Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn 

Maureen Reilly, Assistant Dean and Executive Director for Career Services, University of Pennsylvania Law School with Jennifer Leonard, Associate Dean for Professional Engagement and Director, Center on Professionalism, University of Pennsylvania Law School

Don Smith, Director of Professional Development, Fried, Frank, Harris & Shriver & Jacobson 

Whittney Beard, Career Coach, Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe 

Closing Remarks

Sang Lee, Chief Executive Officer, Volta Talent Strategies