Wilcox, Newsome, and Friedman Participate in CWRU Professional Development Series Panel

Cleveland partner Amanda Wilcox and associate Allison Smith Newsome participated in a panel discussion on March 23, 2022, at Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) School of Law. The panel was part of CWRU’s Professional Development Series, and was called “Women in the Workplace, an Authentic Conversation.” Wilcox and Smith Newsome discussed issues women face in the workplace and strategies to achieve success. Director of Associate Advancement Laura Friedman served as one of the moderators.

Wilcox focuses her practice on intellectual property matters, including patents, trademarks, copyrights, trade secrets, licensing, and litigation. She manages and enforces international trademark portfolios for major brands, including international clearance searches, legal opinions relating to trademark use and registrability, procurement of trademark registration worldwide, design and implementation of worldwide trademark watches and enforcement strategies.

Newsome focuses her practice on the representation of hospitals, physician groups, and other health care organizations regarding the regulatory, transactional, and business aspects of health care law. She is a member of the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association’s Board of Directors and is also an adjunct professor at Case Western Reserve University School of Law, teaching Advanced Transactional Legal Writing.

Friedman serves in a multi-faceted role to strategically match the firm’s associates to client matter opportunities and to guide and monitor their progress. She assists in developing professional programming to support and enhance associate career development that will continue to inspire and retain associates.

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