The Clients Are Real, the Pitches Are Just for Practice

Excerpt from The Recorder

In-house counsel get pitched all the time, but they often see the same faces. On Thursday, they saw some new ones, thanks to an event aimed at giving female associates and junior partners a chance to practice winning business.  “We see a lot of pitches, but—no surprise given the few women in senior leadership roles in firms—they’re often led by men,” said Mallun Yen, executive vice president at RPX Corp. and a co-founder of ChIPs, a group dedicated to advancing women in intellectual property.

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