Press Release

Morgan Lewis Hosts Women’s Leadership Event and Global Trends Conference in Dubai

January 26, 2016

DUBAI, January 26, 2016: Morgan Lewis clients, partners, and friends of the firm will gather in Dubai today and tomorrow for a women’s leadership event and an in-depth conference on global trends and hot topics focusing on finance and capital markets, M&A, private equity and legal compliance service areas.

“The Remarkable Woman: Connectivity and Leadership” takes place at 3:00 pm today, and features guest speaker Mona Ataya, founder and CEO of Mumzworld, and Morgan Lewis Global Firm Chair Jami McKeon. Ms. Ataya will share her experience as a leading businesswoman in the Gulf and provide her perspective on the importance of cultivating a professional network when doing business in the region. Ms. McKeon will highlight a number of traits critical to achieving leadership success, including a dedication to excellence and willingness to support other women both within and outside your professional network.

A team of Morgan Lewis partners, including Ayman Khaleq, Carter Brod, Tarek El-Assra, Bruce Johnston, Wai Ming Yap, Tim DeSieno, Jim Knight, Philip Dowsett, Lewis Jones, Joanne Foley, Paul McCoy, Eric Sitarchuk, Kevin Robinson, Alison Tanchyk, and Rebecca Kelly, from seven different firm offices will give comprehensive presentations on topics such as finance and private placement opportunities for Middle East investors, private equity and investment key trends and lessons learned, and combating corporate corruption. The session, “Hot Topics and Trends: What We’re Seeing,” will run as a half-day conference tomorrow, January 27, from 8:00 am to 2:00 pm.

Both events will take place at the Jumeirah Emirates Towers Hotel.