Patricia Gillette – Gender Diversity Expert and Keynote Speaker, Bringing Audiences to Life


Pat Gillette is one of the country’s leading experts and speakers on gender diversity and equality. As a top rated trial lawyer for 40 years, Ms. Gillette’s career has focused on solving the most critical business issues of Fortune 500 clients by strategizing and implementing paradigm shifts in company culture. In her writings and presentations, Ms. Gillette focuses on how to succeed in the high powered, fast paced business environment of today. In recognition of her work to advance women in the profession, she received the ABA Golden Hammer Award, the CWLA Fay Stender Award, the Transformational Leadership Top Woman Rainmaker Award, and the BASF Award of Merit. Ms. Gillette is the co-founder of the Opt-In Project, a nationwide initiative focused on changing the structure of law firms to increase the retention and advancement of women. Visit her website at