The American Bar Association (ABA) Antitrust Law Section’s Women.Connected Committee has named Morrison & Foerster partner Lisa Phelan to the inaugural class of prominent women antitrust leaders as inductees to its Hall of Fame-inism.
The honor recognizes and thanks inductees for their contributions as role models and in promoting women in the antitrust, consumer protection, and data privacy fields. The Women.Connected Committee will induct the inaugural class during a virtual celebration on November 10. Lisa will also be featured on the ABA Antitrust Law Section’s “Our Curious Amalgam” podcast, which will bring together the esteemed group of female antitrust leaders for a lively conversation to discuss their challenges and accomplishments as women in antitrust law working in government, economics, and in-house leadership positions.
Lisa, a partner in the firm’s Global Antitrust Law Practice and the Investigations + White Collar Group, has long championed the advancement of women within the legal profession and in the Antitrust Bar in particular. Lisa serves on the firm’s Women’s Strategy Committee, working closely with firm leaders to ensure that the advancement of women is a constant strategic priority; she founded a women’s networking group called “Women in Cartels”; she was chosen by Global Competition Review for its Pathmaker Award for paving the way for women in Antitrust; and she was recognized by MLex as a ‘trailblazer’ for women in antitrust. Lisa also mentors women developing their careers in antitrust, both at the firm and through the American Bar Association.