Dynamic Duo: Matthew O’Leary and Janet Wallace

Ms. JD is on a mission to interview power pairs--best friends, sisters, spouses, and business partners--who suport each other in life and/or work. We asked our former VP, Janet Wallace, and her partner, Matthew O'Leary, about their business partnership.   1. Tell us a little about your relationship. Janet: We co-founded O'Leary Wallace LLP.  Matt: We're co-founders of a trusts and estates law firm. We're also libation confidants. 2. What brought you together? Janet: We were at a local bar function where two attorneys were presenting on disruptive innovation in law practice. These two attorneys were running a successful firm with low overhead through the…

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Power Pair: Ndidi Oriji and Vincent Southerland

In celebration of Valentine's Day, Ms. JD set out to interview power couples--married couples, best friends, sisters, and business partners--who suport each other in life and/or work. Our first interview is with Ndidi Oriji and Vincent Southerland. Ndidi is the Vice President of Advertising Standards at NBCUniversal and Vincent is Senior Counsel in the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund Criminal Justice Practice. You can find more about this incredible power couple below, but first, a few questions for Ndidi and Vincent. Tell us a little about your relationship. We have been married for three years and together for just over seven years. What brought…

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