Women’s Initiative

The Women’s Initiative
Creating a Culture of Women Supporting Women

 

Strassburger McKenna Gutnick & Gefsky proudly supports our Women’s Initiative program and recognizes the contributions of women in our community and in the legal field.

The objectives of the Women’s Initiative are to promote the personal and professional advancement of women, to recognize and address issues affecting women, and to increase awareness for the value of women as leaders in the work place and in our communities. The program accomplishes these objectives by offering counsel, mentorship, support, and education.  Strassburger McKenna Gutnick & Gefsky annually hosts Women Lead the Way, a panel and speaker event moderated by our firm and participated in by women across all experiences and professions.

Established in 1919, Strassburger McKenna Gutnick & Gefsky has long recognized that there is value in not only attracting women within our industry, but retaining those women and supporting their personal and professional development. Today, our firm includes 33 talented and dedicated attorneys, 13 of which are women.  Of those women, five hold the additional title of Shareholder.

From the experiences of our own growth, we recognize that all fields — and every community — can benefit from women rising in leadership and that every industry has the potential to do better. Our attorneys are committed to advocating and assisting women from all walks of life in meeting their own goals and objectives. We value and support business and community leaders throughout the region and further advocate for the advancement of women in their personal lives and in the workplace.

Our Women’s Initiative program exists to foster a culture in which women support women. Strassburger McKenna Gutnick & Gefsky aims to grow and maintain the success of women across all fields of work so that women are empowered to not only participate, but that they are empowered to lead.

Events

SMGG Women’s Initiative Holds Another Successful “Women Lead the Way” Event

Women Lead The Way 2019

You are cordially invited to participate in this 3rd annual women's program. We are...

SMGG Shareholder and ACBA Women in the Law Division Chair Erica Laughlin Gives Remarks at the WLD 30th Anniversary and Holiday Party

Strassburger McKenna Gutnick & Gefsky is pleased to announce that Shareholder, and current Allegheny County Bar Association (“ACBA”) Women in the Law Division (“WLD”) Chair,

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