Balch’s Sloane Phillips Serves as Panelist at 2nd Annual Southeastern Women Litigators Conference

Sloane Phillips, attorney in the firm’s Birmingham office and member of the Litigation Practice, served as a panelist at the 2nd Annual Southeastern Women Litigators (SEWL) Conference in Hilton Head Island, South Carolina on March 23, 2023. 

Sloane joined other leading female litigators on the panel to speak on the topic, “Getting Your Sea Legs: What do Mentees really want from their Mentors.” The panel discussed strategies that can help you get your “sea legs” by discussing the best ways to foster fruitful mentor/mentee relationships inside the firm. Topics included how to attain growth in your specific areas of law while navigating the internal processes and structure of the firm and building strong relationships with colleagues and clients. 

The SEWL Conference aims to support, educate and advance women in litigation from across the southeast. Topics covered during the two day event included enhancing business development skills, coping with imposter syndrome and burnout, refining trial and presentation skills, mentoring, becoming a successful young lawyer, focusing on diversity and inclusion, and more.

Sloane has a diverse practice in civil litigation matters, including energy, labor and employment, construction, and trademark matters. Some of her clients include public utility companies, private corporations, and higher education institutions.