Jun 28 2018
11:45 AM

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