MAMAS Lunch Seminar Invitation - May 6th

05/06/2014 12:00 PM | WWL Admin (Administrator)

Making it Work:

Words of Wisdom from MAMAS Members

Who are Working Full Time (or More)



Tuesday, May 6th, 2014, from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.


Davis Wright Tremaine LLP, 1201 Third Ave., Floor 22, Seattle, WA 98101

RSVP: through Big Tent (preferred if you are a MAMAS member) or by email Please identify if you will attend in person or if you will participate by phone.

Come join us for an engaging discussion on “Making it Work” – being a mom while working full time. Our panel of MAMAS members will share their strategies and approaches for balancing the demands of work and life to the best of their abilities, both from the in-house perspective, as well as that of MAMAS in private practice at large and boutique firms.

Donna Cochener. Donna Cochener is a partner at Davis Wright Tremaine with a practice focused on corporate securities, corporate governance and mergers and acquisitions. In addition to her "day job", Donna is the chairman of the board of Cochener Garvey Capital Partners, a company that has been in her family for four generations, and has two small and energetic boys, ages 5 and 1, and a husband who is both a graduate student and a chronic entrepreneur, currently in the process of developing his next new company. Donna is also on the board of MAMAS and the board of trustees of the Seattle Repertory Theatre and is never, ever bored.

Andrea Ostrovsky. Andrea is a partner at Calfo, Harrigan, Leyh & Eakes where she focuses on white collar criminal defense, government investigations, and complex commercial litigation. Andrea has extensive experience defending business organizations, company employees, and witnesses in government investigations and white collar criminal cases, including cases involving allegations of environmental and safety-related criminal offenses, and in securities, health care, government contracting, and tax fraud matters. Andrea also has significant experience handling complex civil matters for both plaintiffs and defendants. Before starting private practice, Andrea clerked for the Honorable Marsha J. Pechman on the United States District Court for the Western District of Washington and Justice Robert L. Eastaugh on the Alaska Supreme Court. Andrea is the mother of two girls, Ada (3 ½) and Astrid (1 ½) and is wife to Aaron Ostrovsky, an attorney at BlackRock.

Katina Thornock.Katina Thornock serves as Director, Corporate Counsel, Litigation at Starbucks Coffee Company in Seattle, Washington. She is responsible for overseeing tort, commercial and ADA litigation on behalf of Starbucks in North America. Katina also advises internal business units, including the company’s Global Safety and Security, Risk Management, Store Development and Supply Chain Operations departments. Katina began her career in the Prosecuting Attorneys Offices of King and Pierce Counties, Washington where she guided misdemeanor and felony prosecutions through trial. Prior to joining Starbucks, Katina gained extensive litigation experience in private practice working at the Reed McClure law firm and then Cozen O’Connor. In 1996, she graduated from the University of Washington with a B.A. in English and Political Science. She is a 2001 graduate of Seattle University School of Law. Katina and her husband have three young boys.

We encourage you to attend our lunch seminar meeting in person to facilitate both networking and a lively discussion.

Please bring your lunch and join us for this presentation, and meet fellow MAMAS members! Cookies will be provided.

For those who cannot attend in person, we offer the option to participate by phone.

Call in #: 888-757-0729; Passcode: 1396142354#

When attending via telephone, please use your mute button to prevent background noise, but do not place the call on hold. Some firms have hold music, which is disruptive to the presentation. If you need to leave the call briefly, please hang up and call back in when you are able.

MAMAS would also like to thank our

Platinum sponsors:

Garvey Schubert Barer

Navigant Consulting, Inc.

Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP

and Gold sponsors:

Davis Wright Tremaine LLP

Dorsey & Whitney LLP

K&L Gates LLP

Microsoft Corporation

Schwabe Williamson & Wyatt

Susman Godfrey L.L.P.

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