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Ask the Women of White and Williams

We asked women lawyers to share significant moments in their careers and advice for young women lawyers.

Tell Us About a Significant Moment That Helped Shape Your Career.

Fabianna Pergolizzi, Associate, Subrogation

One significant moment that shaped my career occurred in the Arbitration Center in Philadelphia. Before entering the arbitration to represent my client, defense counsel attempted to intimidate me by making derogatory comments. In particular, he stated “don’t worry sweetie, in case you didn’t know arbitrations are appealable.” Despite his remarks, I remained calm and ready. Upon completing the arbitration and receiving a successful verdict for my client, defense counsel apologized for being ignorant. 

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