On March 10, 2022, Gunster will host “On the Field & In the Office: A Discussion on Women in Leadership with Lessons Learned from the Sports Industry,” presented by the firm’s Women’s Leadership Forum.
Gunster Shareholder Lauren Purdy will moderate the event. Featured panelists include: Donna Orender, CEO of Orender Unlimited; Megha Parekh, Executive VP and Chief Legal Officer of the Jacksonville Jaguars; and Nancy Hogshead-Makar, J.D., CEO & Founder of Champion Women: Advocacy for Girls and Women in Sport.
- Leadership and diversity issues that arise in the sports industry and how those lessons translate to corporate environments
- Characteristics of organizations that successfully create environments that foster diverse leadership and advancement opportunities
- Timely topics regarding equality on the field and in the work place
- The impact of Title IX beyond the athletic field
Lauren Vickroy Purdy advises local, national and multinational clients in a wide array of business disputes in both state and federal courts. Her practice is focused on complex commercial litigation, transportation and professional liability matters at both the trial and appellate court levels.
Listed in Florida Trend’s Legal Elite Up and Comers and Florida’s Super Lawyers Rising Stars, Lauren is also an avid sports fan and former collegiate athlete. She was an eight-time NCAA Division II All American in Women’s Swimming, a four year Academic All-American, and her university’s Female Scholar Athlete of the Year.