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Spotlight: Jennifer Withrow, Energy, Oil & Gas

In celebration of Women’s History Month, Scheef & Stone illustrates how the past inspires us to redefine the future and showcases the inspiration and expertise of the women attorneys who elevate our firm and client service.

Which woman in the firm or the business community inspires you and why?

Ruth Bader Ginsburg  – she was a pioneer for female attorneys and opened many doors.

If you could have dinner with anyone alive or dead, who would it be and why?

Eleanor of Aquitaine. She was Queen of France, Queen and of England, and Duchess of Aquitaine – all taking place between 1137 and 1204. She made her mark in a world dominated by men and succeeded.

What led you to the practice of law and/or to your specific area of law?

My godfather was a lawyer and ultimately general counsel of Fiat North America. He inspired me to become a lawyer.

How is being a woman lawyer advantageous?

Whether you are male or female – being a good lawyer is advantageous.

What advice (professional or personal) would you give your younger self or the next generation of women leaders?

Patience is a virtue!

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