Eimer Stahl is proud to announce that three of its female Partners – Ronit Barrett, Vanessa Jacobsen and Lisa Meyer – have been included on Crain’s 2018 “Chicago’s Notable Women Lawyers” list.  Crain’s recognizes accomplished female attorneys who have made significant contributions to their firm, community and legal industry as a whole. This recognition also highlights female attorneys who have demonstrated the ability to be leaders, created positive change in their area of practice and served as a mentor and role model to other female attorneys.

Ronit Barrett is involved in several aspects of Eimer Stahl’s operations. She co-chairs its energy practice, heads its diversity and inclusion committee, and has input into decisions involving non-partner compensation and benefits. She’s a member of a group that provides career support while working to elevate female lawyers. She’s also active in the Chicago Bar Foundation’s Investing in Justice Campaign, which supports pro bono legal services.

Vanessa Jacobsen co-chairs the firm’s Antitrust group and always brings her seasoned perspective to bear when defending clients in antitrust litigation, mentoring young lawyers and leading the firm as part of its management committee. She frequently visits clients and prospects across the globe to provide briefings on relevant legal topics and trends. She’s also a member of the firm’s affinity group, helping support career advancement opportunities for its women lawyers while raising their profiles externally.

Lisa Meyer co-chairs the firm’s environmental, products liability and toxic torts practice. She has played a vital role in expanding the firm’s relationship with key clients, and as a member of the firm’s management committee, she serves as a central decision maker on all of its operations. She’s also board president for the Chicago Lawyer’s Committee for Civil Rights under Law, which fights discrimination, racism and economic oppression.

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