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Jamie Batt & Anne Bowling Speak to BLJ on narrowing the gender gap

Nov 12 18

Jamie Bryant and Anne Bowling  spent time with Buffalo Law Journal’s Patrick Connelly discussing some of our firm’s women’s initiatives.

“We just try and make everyone feel welcome in their own way,” said Bowling, an associate at the Buffalo firm.  She and Batt helped start an initiative in which women from various business sectors meet quarterly to connect and discuss issues.  “Some of the women in our firm – associates and partners – were talking and we just said, ‘You know, we’re starting to meet all these different women in different industries on a professional level and it would be nice to get together and help each other out,'” Batt said.  The goal is to build relationships, she said.  “Part of our initiative was getting these women in parts of different industries together (through something akin to a networking event) but more on an intimate level,” Batt said.  “We don’t all get to talk to each other all the time so it was kind of just a closer way to (do that).”  Read More
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