Ruppert McMahon, Becky
Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association and Bar Foundation
Education: Doctoral degree, The Ohio State University; bachelor’s degree, Smith College
Toughest Challenge: Nothing is more difficult than the excruciatingly difficult and heartbreaking journey into Alzheimer’s disease alongside a beloved, whip-smart, highly accomplished parent.
Favorite Quote: “Hard work beats talent when talent doesn’t work hard.”
If I Could Have Any Other Job: I would be a writer of Academy Award-winning screenplays.
Most Inspiring Person: My 16-year-old daughter. Her passion for life reminds me every day why I am committed to doing my part to make my world a better place, and why I can never take myself too seriously.
Most Important Skill: Seeing the glass as three-quarters full
What I’d Tell 16-Year-Old Me: “Put everything you have in Apple stock.”
Who’d Play Me in a Biopic: Tea Leoni ― I wish!