Events & Announcements

Upcoming Events

DC Chapter Lunch Featuring Carrie Johnson, NPR Justice Correspondent – September 26, 2018

Fresh from covering the Paul Manafort trial and currently covering

Special Counsel Mueller’s investigation, the Michael Cohen prosecution, and more,

we are thrilled to welcome

Carrie Johnson
NPR Justice Correspondent

Wednesday, September 26, 2018
12:30 p.m.

Miller & Chevalier
900 16th Street N.W.
Washington, DC 20006

RSVP by 9/19:

More on Carrie’s fascinating career can be found here

“A Night to Celebrate” New York WWCDA Chapter Member Recognition, September 13, 2018

WWCDA New York Chapter member Isabelle Kirshner will be honored by Gideon’s Promise at “A Night to Celebrate”, on Thursday, September 13, 2018, in recognition of Isabelle’s defense of the promise of equal justice for all.

This festive event will be composed of celebrities, athletes, and community leaders in criminal and social justice reform from New York City.

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Los Angeles Chapter June 2018 Luncheon & Panel Discussion

Please Join Us for a Luncheon and Panel Discussion on

Criminal Defense in the #MeToo Era

Featuring WWCDA LA Chapter Members:

Becky James and Vicki Podberesky

Wednesday, June 27, 2018

12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Scheper Kim & Harris LLP
The CalEdison Building
601 West Fifth Street, 12th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90071


Special thanks to WWCDA LA Chapter Members Angela Machala and Jean Nelson for hosting the event.

London Chapter Summer Social

We would be delighted if you could join us at The Wallbook Club for the Women’s White Collar Defence Association Summer Social.


Wednesday, 27 June 2018
6:30 p.m. / Drinks and canapés

The Wallbrook Club
37A Walbrook / London / EC4N 8BS

To RSVP or for additional information, please contact Lee-Ann Drotsky at or +44 20 7519 7429.


Fall 2018 DC Chapter Events


Wednesday, September 26, 2018
Guest speaker: Jessie Liu, United States Attorney for DC
Time: 12:30pm
Venue: Miller & Chevalier, 900 16th Street NW, Washington, DC 20006

Wednesday, October 31, 2018
Guest speaker: Kerri Ruttenberg, Jones Day – CLE Talk on Design and Use of Visuals
Time: 12:30pm
Venue: Jones Day, 51 Louisiana Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20001

To RSVP, contact

Toronto Chapter: An Evening of Crypto and Champagne

On behalf of the Toronto Chapter of the Women in White Collar Defense Association, Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP invites you to an evening of cryptocurrency and champagne tasting.

Topics explored will include recent trends in the cryptocurrency market, cross-border regulation and enforcement proceedings. The event will include an informal panel where industry leaders, Pat Chaukos, Deputy Director of the OSC Launchpad on Fintech Innovation, Iliana Oris Valiente, Global Blockchain Innovation Lead at Accenture and Meghan Spillane, Partner at Goodwin Procter LLP, Digital Currency + Blockchain Technology Practice, will provide us with key insights from the rapidly evolving field of cryptocurrency regulation.

Thursday April 26, 2018
5:15 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. – Registration & Welcome Toast
5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. – Informal Panel Discussion
6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. – Champagne Tasting & Sabering

Osler Conference Centre
100 King Street West
1 First Canadian Place
Toronto ON
Reception Located on the 63rd Floor

Click here to RSVP.