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Interview: Sheila Birnbaum, Partner Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom

Ranked by Crain as the 23rd Most Powerful Woman in NY. Color Q Style: RED. Known as the Queen of Torts, she has been named as the leading product-liability lawyer in the world for 3 years by the industry’s top trade publication. Translated, this means she settles high-end class-action lawsuits. Her challenge is to be Click to continue reading…

Interview: Supreme Court Justice Sotomayor

The following is an excerpt of my interview with Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor . She describes her leadership strengths as first of all being highly organized.  “I find the most direct and quickest route to accomplish things.  “I just look at someone doing something and immediately think of how it could be done more efficiently.  Click to continue reading…