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Jenni Edwards Profiled as National Honoree for Collaborative Leadership

News / December 10, 2019

Partner Jenni Edwards is featured in a profile published Dec. 2, 2019, in Corporate Counsel’s “Women, Influence & Power 2019” special report. Edwards is a national 2019 honoree in the Collaborative Leadership category and she and the other Corporate Counsel honorees were recognized at an awards dinner held Oct. 16 in Washington, D.C.

Edwards was recognized for her collaborative work on several key issues, including being a founding member of the Gender Equity in the Legal Industry coalition, which includes five law firms and brings together legal professionals throughout Central Ohio several times a year to discuss how to advance women in the legal profession, as well as her service on the firm’s national Women’s Committee, where she helps women attorneys build their client bases and economic power and helped establish the New Parent Program, and her work as the Coordinator of the Columbus office Diversity and Inclusion Committee.

In the article, Edwards talks about her career trajectory, her sponsors and her passion for increasing diversity and inclusion in the legal industry. She also shares the best career advice she ever received: “If you are invited to the table, accept the seat. Show up. And be heard.”

Read the article (registration required).