WILMA’s Leadership Institute: Beth Stanfield
Snapshot of this year's Leadership Institute members
WILMA’s 2021 Leadership Institute, an annual nine-month program, gives area women the opportunity to learn from leaders in the region, visit a range of local companies, and serve as each others’ personal board of directors.
The program is part of WILMA’s Women to Watch Leadership Initiative, created to help develop more women leaders in our area.
Meet 2021 institute member BETH STANFIELD.
Title: Litigation Practice Group Leader & Senior Employment Attorney
Company: Forrest Firm
How long have you been with your current employer? Two years
Alma mater: Regent University School of Law for Juris Doctor – Evangel University for Bachelors degree
Prior career experience:
– 2005-2006 – Federal Clerkship, Eastern District of Virginia
– 2006-2007 – Associate Attorney, Morris York
– 2007-2011 – Associate Attorney, Hedrick Gardner
– 2011-2017 – Member and Partner – Lincoln Derr
– 2017-2019 – Partner – Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick
– 2019 – Current – Forrest Firm
Current job responsibilities: “Manage and oversee Litigation Practice Group; mentor associate attorneys in litigation and employment law; represent clients throughout North Carolina in litigation, employment, and healthcare matters.”
Hobbies: Cooking and dance fitness
To learn more about WILMA’s Leadership Institute and Initiative, go to wilmamag.com/women-to-watch.
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