You're invited to attend the National Association of Women Lawyers’ 2017 Annual Meeting & Awards Luncheon which will be held at the Grand Hyatt New York on Thursday, July 20. The Luncheon will draw over 900 attendees, including outside and in-house counsel, and attorneys from government, military, non-profits, and academia. The 2017 awards to be presented include:

    • Lead By Example Award for a leading male attorney who supports the advancement of women within his organization to Mark Roellig, Chief Technology and Administrative Officer, MassMutual; and

    • M. Ashley Dickerson Award in recognition of lawyers who promote diversity to Hon. Wilhelmina M. Wright, Judge for the U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota

    In addition to the Awards Luncheon celebrating leaders in our organization and profession, there will be comprehensive and rich programming relevant to women in all fields of legal practice. The morning and afternoon programming will feature candid conversations on diversity, overcoming challenges, and the importance of having a supportive network.


     

    Schedule of Events
    *requires "full day" ticket

    Wednesday, July 19
    Welcome Reception | 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

    Thursday, July 20
    Networking Breakfast* | 7:30 AM - 8:00 AM

    Morning Programming* | 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    How To Advance Your Career By Being Effective At Meetings
    Should I Stay Or Should I Go?

    Is There REALLY A Confidence Gap?
    Walking Through The Supreme Court Decisions Over The Years And How They Are Impacting Women's Rights
    Things You May Not Know About Advancement

    The Power of Having A Professional "BFF" 

    Awards Luncheon | 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    Afternoon Programming* | 2:00 PM - 4:45 PM
    Common Challenges, Common Solutions
    Moving Diversity Forward: A Collaboartive Effort
     

    Closing Networking Reception | 4:45 PM - 6:00 PM
     

    Awards Luncheon Information
    12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    NAWL Presidents' Addresses

    Presentation of Awards
    Virginia S. Mueller Outstanding Member Award
    recognizing leading NAWL members for their exemplary work and contributions to NAWL  

    M. Ashley Dickerson Award
      in recognition of lawyers who promote diversity to Hon. Wilhelmina M. Wright, Judge for the U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota

    Lead By Example Award
    for a leading male attorney who supports the advancement of women within his organization to Mark Roellig, Chief Technology and Administrative Officer, MassMutual

    President's Award
    for the advancement and retention of women attorneys by an organization

    Arabella Babb Mansfield Award
    in recognition of professional achievement, positive influence, and valuable contribution to women in the law and in society

    Installation of 2017 - 2018 Executive Officers & Board



     


    Thank You To Our Sponsors

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    Thank You To Our Partnering Organizations

    Association for Women Lawyers of Greater Kansas City Association for Women Lawyers of Wisconsin
    Association of Black Women Attorneys Florida Association for Women Lawyers
    Georgia Association for Women Lawyers New Hampshire Women's Bar Association
    Women Lawyers Association of Michigan Women's Bar Association of Maryland
    Women's In House Network

    Thank You To Our Planning Committee

    Angela Beranek Brandt
    Larson King LLP
    St. Paul, MN
    Planning Committee Co-Chair
    NAWL President-Elect
    Leslie Richards-Yellen
    Hogan Lovells US LLP
    New York, NY
    Planning Committee Co-Chair
    NAWL President

    Jayme L. Butcher
    Blank Rome LLP
    Pittsburgh, PA
    Program Co-Chair
    Amy Joseph Coles
    Blank Rome LLP
    Pittsburgh, PA
    Program Co-Chair
    Karen Erivona
    Prudential Financial, Inc.
    Newark, NJ
    Logistics Co-Chair
    Rippi Gill
    Lazare Potter Giacovas LLP
    New York, NY
    Marketing Co-Chair
    Nancy A. Lottinville

    Newark, NJ
    Logistics Co-Chair
    Arleen Nand
    DLA Piper LLP
    Minneapolis, MN
    Sponsorship Co-Chair
    Courtney Rangen
    Sidley Austin LLP
    Los Angeles, CA
    Publications Chair
    Janiella Shirley
    USAA
    San Antonio, TX
    Sponsorship Co-Chair 
    Laura M. Trenaman
    Andrews Kurth Kenyon LLP
    Houston, TX
    Marketing Co-Chair
      Rana Jewel Wright
    Bank of America
    New York, NY
    Program Co-Chair 

    Nikki Adame-Winningham
    Lowenstein Sandler LLP
    New York, NY
    Alexandra Bodnar
    Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.
    Los Angeles, CA
    Maureen Brundage

    New York, NY
    LTC Mary Card-Mina
    U.S. Army
    Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD
    Andrea Carruthers
    General Mills, Inc.
    Minneapolis, MN
    Tiffanie S. Clausewitz
    The Rosenblatt Law Firm
    San Antonio, TX
    Sherlie M. Furst
    Robins Kaplan LLP
     
    Joy C. Fuhr
    McGuireWoods LLP
    Richmond, VA
    Leslie Goldman
    Major, Lindsey & Africa
    Houston, TX
     Kym Gost
    Littler Mendelson
    Philadelphia, PA
    Gail L. Gottehrer
    Akerman LLP
    New York, NY
    Melvenia Gueye
    Foundation Felix
    Brooklyn, NY
    Poonam Gupta
    White & Case
    New York, NY
    Samantha Tesser Haimo
    Feigeles & Haimo LLP
    Fort Lauderdale, FL
    Amanda Hamilton
    Haug Partners LLP
    Washington, DC
    Linda Henry
    Patrick Law Group
    Atlanta, GA
    Galit Kierkut
    Sills Cummis & Gross P.C.
    Newark, NJ
    Anne Li
    Crowell & Moring LLP
    New York, NY
    Joanne Ludovici
    McDermott Will & Emery LLP
    Washington, DC
    Patricia Melville
    Boies, Schiller + Flexner
    Miami, FL
    Jennifer M. Mikulina
    McDermott Will & Emery LLP
    Chicago, IL
    Jacy Hurst Moneymaker
    Kutak Rock
    Kansas City, MO
    Desiree Moore
    K&L Gates LLP
    Chicago, IL
    Blaise Niosi
    K&L Gates LLP
    New York, NY
    Anu Prasad
    Crowell & Moring LLP
    New York, NY
    Gigi Rollini
    Messer Caparello, P.A.
    Tallahassee, FL
    Beth Pagel Serebransky
    Debevoise & Plimpton LLP
    New York, NY
    Ora Sheinson
    SybilSecurity
    Hillside, NJ
    Tori Simmons
    Hill Ward Henderson
    Tampa, FL
    Heather Stenmark
    Allstate Insurance Company
    Northbrook, IL
    Lynne Fischman Uniman
    Andrews Kurth Kenyon LLP
    New York, NY
    Cara C. Vecchione
    Sedgwick LLP
    New York, NY
    Michelle Zolnoski
    Robins Kaplan LLP
    New York, NY

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