Speaker - Marissa Wesely

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Marissa C. Wesely is a partner at Simpson Thacher & Bartlett and a member of the firm's Corporate Department, specializing in domestic and international bank financing with an emphasis on leveraged acquisition finance and recapitalization transactions, principally advising corporate borrowers and equity sponsors. Ms. Wesely is a member of the Executive Committee of DirectWomen and a member the Boards of Directors of Legal Momentum (The Women's Legal Defense and Education Fund) and The Global Fund for Women. Ms. Wesely is a co-founder of The Kate Stoneman Project, a leadership organization for women partners of 10 leading New York-based law firms. She is also a member of the Board of Trustees of the Wenner-Gren Foundation, a private operating foundation dedicated to the advancement of anthropology throughout the world. Ms. Wesely joined Simpson Thacher in 1980 and spent three years in the Firm's London office. She graduated from Williams College in 1976, magna cum laude, and received her J.D., cum laude, from Harvard Law School in 1980.

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The Next Generation of Women's Leadership and Innovation

01.17.13 | 01:32:41 min | 0 comments