Heather Brock, Shareholder in the firm's Labor & Employment section and Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer, will speak at the Federal Bar Association, Tampa Bay Chapter's kickoff of its "Staying the Game: Be a Champion" program, designed to help retain women and diverse lawyers in the profession.
Judicial Panel to include:
The Honorable Julie Sneed (moderator) United States Magistrate Judge, Middle District of Florida
The Honorable Virginia M. Hernandez Covington United States District Judge, Middle District of Florida
The Honorable Darren D. Farfante Circuit Judge, Thirteenth Judicial Circuit, Hillsborough County, Florida
The Honorable Charlene Honeywell United States District Judge, Middle District of Florida
The Honorable Anthony Porcelli United States Magistrate Judge, Middle District of Florida
The Honorable Mary S. Scriven United States District Judge, Middle District of Florida
Practitioner Panel to include:
Jacqueline Simms-Petredis (moderator) President, Tampa Bay Chapter, FBA Partner, Burr & Forman, LLP
Heather B. Brock Shareholder and Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer, Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney, P.C.
Kelly Lefferts U.S. General Counsel and Secretary, Bloomin’ Brands, Inc.
Carol LoCicero Founding Partner, Thomas & LoCicero, PL
Maria Chapa Lopez United States Attorney for the Middle District of Florida
Merriann M. Metz Assistant General Counsel & Assistant Secretary, Publix Super Markets, Inc.
Dawn Siler-Nixon Partner & Firm’s Diversity & Inclusion Partner, Ford & Harrison, LLP
Jennifer M. Voss Tampa Managing Partner, Shook, Hardy, & Bacon L.L.P