Mentorship session with the SVP and General Counsel for LVMH - Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton Inc.
This event is free for Virtual, Silver, Heritage, Professional, Heritage + Professional, Young Leadership, VIP Leadership, President, CEO, and Chairman members.
Please join Louise Firestone, SVP and General Counsel at LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton Inc. for an intimate roundtable discussion.
Our digital community will have the opportunity to partake in an intimate and candid discussion with a Q&A session.
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Louise Firestone is the senior vice president for legal affairs and general counsel for LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton Inc., where she is responsible for legal matters affecting the French luxury group’s operating companies in the U.S.
She joined LVMH in August 1999. Prior to that, she was the first U.S. lawyer and general counsel at Credit Suisse, New York Branch, and a director at Credit Suisse First Boston after the merger of Credit Suisse and CS First Boston in January 1997.
Before joining Credit Suisse, Firestone worked in the legal department at Citibank, focusing on U.S. bank regulatory advice to Citibank’s international units. She began her legal career at Cole & Dietz, now the New York office of Winston & Strawn. Firestone received her J.D. from Fordham Law School, M.I.A. from Columbia University SIPA, and her B.A from Johns Hopkins University.
Nefertiti J. Alexander’s practice focuses on complex commercial and civil litigation and white-collar defense and government investigations. She represents plaintiffs and defendants in high-stakes disputes involving business tort, breach of contract, antitrust, securities fraud, and other matters in federal and state courts and arbitration.
Nefertiti is a frequent speaker on diversity and inclusion in law firms, serving as a panelist for “The Power of Sponsorship” discussion at the Ms. JD Law Student Leadership Academy 2020 program, the Thomson Reuters and Ms. JD. “How Women of Color Can Gain Visibility through Volunteer Leadership” podcast, and moderating the “Navigating the Path to Partnership” webinar, as part of Teale & Co.’s Women in Law Series.
Nefertiti was a 2021 Leadership Council on Legal Diversity Fellow, a program that identifies high-potential diverse attorneys for leadership positions in the legal profession and offers participants training on developing leadership and relationship-building skills. She was awarded a 2021 40 Under 40 - Nation's Best Advocates Award by the National Bar Association (NBA) and named a 2021 Woman Worth Watching by Diversity Journal. She was also named a Rising Star in the areas of Litigation and White-Collar by Legal Media Group: Expert Guides, recognized by Best Lawyers on its 2021 Ones to Watch list and by The National Black Lawyers on its 2019 Top 40 Under 40 in New York State list.