Jackson Walker partner Susan Halsey will speak at Astellas Presents Executive Women’s Day on May 20, 2014, in Fort Worth, Texas.
Ms. Halsey will be featured as a panelist with other women who have reached the top ranks of their companies. The panel will discuss corporate leadership, career development, and challenges facing new generations of leading women.
The event is part of PGA Tour Woman, an initiative for the PGA Tour’s women fans. Executive Women’s Day is sponsored by Astellas and held on site at tournaments throughout the country.
Ms. Halsey is a partner with over 30 years of experience in the Real Estate section of Jackson Walker in Fort Worth. She is the current chair of the firm’s Real Estate practice group, which includes approximately 40 lawyers located in six offices, and she is the managing partner of the firm’s Fort Worth office. Her practice consists of representing entities, individuals, and financial institutions in various real estate transactions and financial matters including the acquisition, development, and sale of commercial, industrial, and residential real estate; structuring and negotiating financial relationships on behalf of lenders and borrowers; drafting office building, industrial park, and shopping center leases on behalf of landlords and tenants; advising landlords with respect to property management issues; and drafting restrictive covenants and forming homeowners associations and condominium regimes for commercial and residential developments. Ms. Halsey received her B.S. from Louisiana State University Baton Rouge and her J.D. from Louisiana State University Baton Rouge School of Law. She is the Immediate Past Chair of the Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce.