McLane Director Linda Johnson Moderates “Success Stories” Panel

May 21, 2007, Manchester, NH — The law firm of McLane, Graf, Raulerson & Middleton, Professional Association is proud to announce its latest involvement in the Southern New Hampshire Women’s Business Network, (“SNHWBN”). Last week, Linda Johnson, chair of the firm’s employment and education practices served as moderator for a candid and inspirational panel discussion with successful businesswomen from across the state.

Robin Comstock, of the Manchester Chamber of Commerce; Lisa Guertin, from Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield; Geraldine Ferlin and Joyce Manley from Citronics Corporation; Hilary Jandl of Quadriga and Barbara Walters of Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center shared their insight and experience with more than 50 professional women and several men in the audience.

“It was exciting to have this panel of successful women in business share their personal stories and provide insight about their journeys to where they are today,” said Johnson.

Linda is very active in the SNHWBN, now serving her second term on the Board.

She will be hosting a follow on event to this discussion on July 19th, 2007. The SNHWBN is partnering with the New Hampshire Women’s Policy Institute to discuss the economic status of women in New Hampshire. Katherine Merrow, Executive Director of the NH Women’s Policy Institute, will present recent research on women’s economic status and participation in leadership positions in banking, health care, and publicly held corporations. The NH Women’s Policy Institute, a non-partisan, non-profit research organization dedicated to informing policies and decision-making affecting women in New Hampshire. This event will be held at McLane’s Manchester offices located at 900 Elm Street, 10th floor, from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. For more information, contact Sandi Provencher at 603-625-6464.

About the McLane Law Firm
Founded in 1919, McLane, Graf, Raulerson & Middleton, Professional Association is the largest full-service law firm in the state of New Hampshire, with offices in Manchester, Concord and Portsmouth. Driven by the firm’s depth of sophisticated legal expertise and an unwavering commitment to client service, McLane has built collaborative and lasting relationships with a broad spectrum of domestic and international clients.