Increasing the Prominence of Women in the Life Sciences Legal Community through Substantive Legal Discussion, Professional Development, and Woman-to-Woman Networking.

Each year, nearly 200 professionals attend this annual event specifically designed for women life sciences practitioners to discuss the challenges and opportunities facing women in this industry, as well as to foster communication between like-minded individuals about the key legal developments for pharmaceutical, biotech, and medical device companies in the life sciences world.

This year’s program will bring together a speaker faculty full of truly inspirational women, coming together to lead you through two days of of-the-moment discussions, substantive legal updates, and concrete tools you can implement immediately. Advice and strategies abound at this one-of-a-kind conference designed specifically to address the needs of women trying to advance and thrive in the Life Sciences field.

Agenda and speakers list will be available soon.

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This conference is a great opportunity to step away from the demands of your day job and thoughtfully consider the future of your career path amongst this group of exceptional women. Make sure you don’t miss out on this year’s insightful discussions and meaningful connections that will help you to reach your goals and watch your career flourish. Register early and save with early bird discount!


Here’s what some of our attendees had to say about this one-of-a-kind event:


“I loved this conference. It was a great combo of work/substance and personal development.  Loved all women – it felt safe and friendly even with so much power in the room!”

“Great opportunity and time to catch up with clients and colleagues and meet new people and contacts in such a positive environment. Was exceptional.”

“I enjoyed hearing the experiences – professionally and personally – of all of the panelists. Great networking opportunity and a chance to connect and learn from very accomplished women.”

“Excellent. If law firms and law departments are serious about developing women leaders, then they’ll send them to this conference.  The who’s who of health care lawyers are here and there are multiple opportunities for informal networking and mentoring conversations.”

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Who Are We?
This conference brings together in house and private practice professionals from the Pharmaceutical, Biotechnology, and Medical Device industries, well-versed in patents, IP, fraud and abuse compliance/enforcement, products liability, regulatory, M&A, and transactional law, and more providing most conducive setting for networking and career development between female legal, business, and compliance professionals.

Our Mission:
ACI’s Women Leaders in Law Series aims to promote diversity and increase the prominence of women in the legal community through substantive legal discussion, professional development, and woman-to-woman networking. Our conferences provide industry specific forums for female powerbrokers to unite and discuss the substantive legal developments, challenges and opportunities facing women in their respective industries as well as provide them with the business contacts and communication and leadership skills necessary for continued success and career advancement.

Event Contacts

For sponsorship opportunities, please contact:

Wendy Tyler
Tel: 212-352-3220 ext. 5242
[email protected]

For media partnership opportunities please contact:

Linda Lam
Tel: 212-352-3220 ext. 5538
[email protected]

For questions about this year’s program/content, or information on how you can speak next year please contact

Lisa Piccolo
Tel: 212-352-3220 ext. 5229
[email protected]

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