MGM Members Profile: Lana Sheshina


Who are you and what do you do?

I am a young attorney trying to figure out what career path to take and how to get there. I am an associate attorney with Schwartz Semerdjian Ballard & Cauley LLP.  Helping individuals and businesses in various business and construction related disputes.  Most of my clients are contractors and subcontractors trying to get paid on the project they worked on or defending themselves from construction defect or delay claims.  We represent individuals and companies all over California. 

What motivated you to join MGM?

Hearing Ann marie Houghtailing speak at the ABA Women Rainmakers event here in SD.

What would surprise us to learn about you?

I love ballroom dancing, especially cha cha. I have a little 4.7 lbs chihuahua who is adorable and has supported me through some tough times.

How can we support you?

I would like to start bringing in clients to my firm so that I can be a valuable part of it.

What do you most want people to know about you?

I am trustworthy, responsible, helpful, easy to work with, dedicated, flexible but determined and a go getter.


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About Author

Ann marie Houghtailing

Ann marie Houghtailng is the CEO and founder of the Millionaire Girls' Movement, an online platform that produces actionable, community driven content that empowers women to earn their worth and own their future. Houghtailing is a writer, speaker, advocate and leader dedicated to teaching women to negotiate their worth, reach their earning potential, and enjoy financial freedom. Houghtailing firmly believes that when women advance they change the future for their families, communities, and the world. Ann marie Houghtailing has been creating her own opportunities since she launched her company in January 2009, despite the economic downturn with nothing more than a Macbook, $5 and a truckload of tenacity and humor. In 2009 Houghtailing partnered with a private university to launch an Institute for Sales and Business Development and in 2011 she founded The Millionaire Girls’ Movement. She has presented at TEDx, toured her one-woman show, Renegade Princess and authored How I Created a Dollar Out of Thin Air. Her writing has appeared in the San Diego Business Journal, Daily Worth, Huffington Post and Yahoo! Finance.

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