LaddHer Up is a unique retreat for women law firm associates in the earlier stages of their careers — in their first six years of practice — to personally engage with women general counsel for:
Two days of professional development on effectively pitching to potential in-house clients, enhancing your business and financial acumen, leveraging growth mindset, and navigating imposter experiences.
Transparent 2:1 career strategy discussions with general counsel
Business development and mentorship opportunities through curated events
“I found the experience inspiring and energizing.”
"I met with several junior attorneys and invited them all to reach out after the event to continue our conversations, and look forward to cultivating these mentoring relationships - I always get so much out of mentoring and it was wonderful to do so in person."
Juliette Pryor was named EVP and General Counsel in June of 2020. Before that, she served as the General Counsel of Cox Enterprises. Prior to that, she spent 11 years at US Foods, including serving as General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer. Before that, Pryor was at the law firm Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom.
She had previously been General Counsel and Corporate Secretary for e.spire Communications, Inc., a NASDAQ-listed telecommunications company. Earlier in her career, she served as legal advisor to the Vice Chairman of the U.S. International Trade Commission and as in-house counsel at IBM Corporation. Pryor received a B.A. from Fisk University and a J.D. from Georgetown University, where she also received a M.S. from the school of foreign service.
Meet our amazing 2022 LaddHer Up speakers.
JANICE BROWN Founder Beyond Law
NANCY CRAWFORD General Counsel Mutual of Omaha
MARY DENT Former CEO Green Dot Bank
KATE DUGAN General Counsel Energizer Holdings
PAULA EDGAR Attorney and CEO PGE Consulting Group, LLC
JULIE GRUBER Executive Vice President, Chief Legal and Compliance Officer Gap Inc.
For over 100 years, Davis Polk has been recognized as an industry leader in legal services for both companies and financial institutions all over the world.
Davis Polk combines experience with a full-service offering and expertise in practice areas and industry sectors. Clients receive counsel on an array of issues and receive assistance in addressing business challenges, legal obstacles, and regulatory developments.
"LaddHer Up was far and away the best conference I've ever been to. It left me feeling inspired and invigorated."
“Thank you so much for an empowering two-day conference at LaddHer Up! I truly felt like I gained skills that will be instrumental to my goal of becoming an equity partner.”
"What a fantastic discussion - thought provoking and full of actionable advice!"
“LaddHer Up was a perfect example of the 'if you can see it, you can be it' idea. I have never been in one place with as many powerful women as I was this week. It opened up a new world of possibility for me.”
"That was the most inspiring and impactful event that I have ever attended."
“Thank you for putting together this incredible conference--I am so happy I had the opportunity to attend and am walking away with a new set of skills I can't wait to use.”