March 7, 2013
NAWL Member, Elizabeth (Liz) Levy, Receives a Leader In The Law Award
Liz was honored at a reception and dinner in Boston on March 7, 2013. This award is presented by the Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly, Rhode Island Lawyers Weekly and New England In-House for outstanding accomplishments in the legal community. More Information
November 29, 2012
NAWL Board Member, Sarretta McDonough of Gibson Dunn & Crutcher, will be speaking at the Women Legal 2013 - West Coast, Advancing the increasingly-important dialogue on gender diversity in the legal profession while illustrating the business imperative for the retention and succession of female leadership on January 31, 2013 in San Francisco, California. More Information
NAWL members Elizabeth Levy and Dorian Denburg featured in Corporate Counsel Article, Be Careful What You Wish For: Going in-house doesn't automatically mean a better work/life balance for womem
June 25, 2012
The Fellows of the American Bar Foundation announce that California Life Fellow Selma Moidel Smith Honored in Two Publications
California Life Fellow Selma Moidel Smith has been honored in the publications of two legal organizations:
"A Tribute to Selma," by Associate Justice Kathryn Mickle Werdegar of the California Supreme Court, introduces a few of the highlights of Selma's career and includes photos with Chief Justice Earl Warren, Princess Grace of Monaco (Grace Kelly), and symphony conductor Zubin Mehta (California Supreme Court Historical Society Newsletter, Spring/Summer 2012, click here).
"Prologue" by Malinda C. Allen, publications chair of the ABA Senior Lawyers Division, dedicates the Spring 2012 issue of Experience magazine to Selma and describes her service to the Division as past chair of Experience, author of the new 21-year cumulative index to Experience, and past member of the Division's Council (click here).
May 1, 2012
NAWL firm sponsors: Crowell Moring, Latham Watkins; Littler Mendelson P.C.; Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe; and member firm Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo make Yale's much anticipated annual top ten list of family-friendly firms.
May 1, 2012
Duane Morris is pleased to announce that Jane Leslie Dalton, of counsel in the Philadelphia office, will be presented with the Philadelphia Bar Association's Sandra Day O'Connor Award at its quarterly meeting and luncheon on Tuesday, June 26, 2012. The Sandra Day O'Connor Award is testament to Dalton's commitment to mentor, promote and advance other women lawyers. READ MORE
March 30, 2012
Congratulations to NAWL Member, Sharon Caffrey for being named one of The Legal Intelligencer's Women of the Year.
The Legal's editorial staff highlighted Caffrey among top-achieving women lawyers in Pennsylvania. Women from across the legal industry, including those who work at law firms, public interest organizations, government agencies and within the judiciary were highlighted because they "positively affect the legal profession, " and have "made a mark with their work," according to the Legal. READ MORE
April 10, 2012
Tammy J. Meyer, one of the founding partners of MillerMeyer LLP has once again been named a Super Lawyer by her peers in Indiana.
Tammy is also completing her fourth year as first vice chair and then chair of one of DRI's largest committees, Trial Tactics. She is also serving on the Membership Committee of IADC for Indiana.
March 30, 2012
Boutique Patent Firm O’Brien Jones Adds Two IP Attorneys; Continues Growth in Tysons Corner, Virginia
O’Brien Jones, PLLC, a women-owned, boutique patent law firm, is pleased to announce the addition of Elizabeth Burke and Louis Troilo, two seasoned IP attorneys with nearly 40 years of combined experience, as Members of the firm. MORE INFO
February 22, 2012
Steptoe’s Ruth Kahn to Receive CLAY Award for Pro Bono Work
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July 25, 2011
The National Association of Women Lawyers (NAWL) honored outstanding lawyers and a law department at its Annual Meeting and Awards Luncheon on July 21, 2011
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March 4, 2011
Profile: Lawyer spends career practicing law and studying the profession
NAWL member and past president Stephanie Scharf profiled in Chicago Lawyer Magazine
March 1, 2011
NAWL member and past president Holly English joins Nukk-Freeman & Cerra, P.C.
Holly English, formerly of Counsel with Post, Polak, Goodsell, MacNeill & Strauchler, P.A., has joined the firm Nukk-Freeman & Cerra, P.C. Prior to her work at PPGMS, she worked as a consultant in the U.S. and internationally with a wide variety of organizations, helping to align core values for maximum performance. More Info
December 6, 2010
NAWL member Pat Gillette is being honored with the San Francisco Bar Associations' Award of Merit
I am pleased to announce that Pat Gillette is being honored with the San Francisco Bar Associations' Award of Merit on December 14, 2010 at the The Julia Morgan Ballroom, Merchants Exchange Building for the work she and her committee have done in reviving the No Glass Ceiling Initiative.
June 17, 2010
NAWL member Ghillaine Reed was awarded one of the 40 Under-Forty Black Achievement Awards
On June 17, 2010 The Network Jounal honored the 40 Under-Forty Black Achievement Awards at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Manhattan's Times Square. Launched in June 1998, The Network Journal's 40 Under-Forty Black Achievement Awards honors men and women under 40 years old whose professional accomplishments have significantly impacted an industry or profession, and who also have made an important contribution to their community. MORE INFO
May 6, 2010
NAWL Board Member, Anita Wallace Thomas, will be awarded the Outstanding Women in the Profession Achievement Award by the Atlanta Bar Association's-Women in the Profession Section. The event will be held on June 8, 2010 at the Capital City Club in Atlanta, GA.
April 29, 2010
Lisa Gilford President of the National Association of Women Lawyers has been named one of the Daily Journal's leading women litigators in California for 2010
April 28, 2010
NAWL Board Member Beth Kaufman and her firm Schoeman, Updike & Kaufman LLP are the recipients of the Inside Counsel's Transformational Leadership Economic Empowerment Award: Women-Owned Law Firm Category.
January 27, 2010
NAWL member, Rose Miller is co-chairing the Defense Research Institute “Strictly Retail” Seminar, March 4-5 in Chicago Illinois. This unique seminar and networking event will cover the most pressing legal and risk management concerns of retailers. It features a stellar line up of over 22 in-house counsel, risk management professionals, insurers, claims administrators and their outside counsel on a wide range of topics including current threats from class actions, seller's liability from foreign-manufactured products, insurance and indemnification issues arising from vendor relationships, "best practices" for claims handling, loss prevention and security concerns, CPSC reporting issues, and early dispute resolution programs for companies to avoid lawsuits and reduce legal costs, among others. More information including the program brochure and registration form can be found at the following link: http://bit.ly/8zUlFZ.