The Business First 40 Under 40: Here are the 2021 honorees
Columbus Business First announced the 40 Under 40 honorees for 2021, which includes Porter Wright's Leigh Anne Williams.
Leigh Anne Williams
Title: Partner, Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
Hometown: Pleasant City, Ohio
Tell us about someone who helped you early in your career.
My first boss in my first job out of law school at Procter & Gamble--Marc Krass. He patiently supported me as an overwhelmed new attorney. He modeled amazing client service and support, how to be a great manager of people, and how to positively influence an organization and its leaders through practical legal advice.
What is an activity or event you’re looking forward to once it’s safe?
Having more regular happy hours and restaurant outings with my friends, family, and co-workers.
Do you have any post-pandemic travel plans?
Not yet but I'm working on it!
Once things open back up, would you rather work from home or the office?
I've found I prefer to be in the office most days, but will appreciate the flexibility that the pandemic has created for situations that make working from home on some days, which is critical support needed for parents of young children and other caregivers.
What restaurant was/will be the first you return to once you’re vaccinated?
Who is the first person you hugged/plan to hug once it's safe?
My grandmother. She lost her husband (my grandfather) and her brother, both to COVID-19, and survived it herself. She deserves hugs from everyone when it's safe.