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2021 Virtual Annual Meeting 

Wednesday, July 21 - Thursday, July 22, 2021

Join leading women lawyers from across the United States and abroad at our 2021 Annual Meeting. NAWL will recognize and honor leading lawyers who have made a significant impact to improve and diversify the legal profession, as well as NAWL members who, through their time and effort, have made exceptional contributions to fulfilling NAWL's mission. In addition, you will have the opportunity to participate in interesting substantive programming along with plenty of networking opportunities. You will leave inspired to reach new levels of success in your practice. 

Thank You to our Host Committee



 Elizabeth Carter
 
JAMS
 New York, NY
 Co-Chair

 Julia Simon
 
Mary Kay, Inc.
 Addison, TX
 Co-Chair

 Erica B. Zolner
 
Kirkland & Ellis
 Chicago, IL
 Co-Chair

Jennifer A. Champlin
EdwardJones
St. Louis, MO
Board Liaison

Nancy Lottinville
Prime & Tuvel
Morristown, NJ
Engagement Co-Chair

Cara Vecchione
Robinson & Cole
New York, NY
Engagement Co-Chair

Kristin Finn 
Loyola University Chicago School of Law
Chicago, IL

Jennifer L. McGillvary
EdwardJones
St. Louis, MO

Loren Lee Pierce
Bressler
Morristown, NJ

Rachel Irving Pitts
Mintz Levin
Boston, MA

Anu Prassad
Cozen O'Connor
New York, NY

Leslie A. Saint
Jackson Lewis P.C.
Berkeley Heights, NJ

Nicole M. Smithson
Michigan Indigent Defense Commission
Berkley, MI

Allyn M. Starry
Allstate
Allentown, PA

Cheryl Steplight
Crowell & Moring LLP
Washington, DC

Lisa Hamasaki
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
San Francisco, CA
Marketing Co-Chair

Allison Stevenson
Hill Ward Henderson
Tampa, FL
Marketing Co-Chair

Laurel L. Baker
Phillips Murrah P.C.
Oklahoma City, OK

Laura Ann Komarek
Alston & Bird LLP
Atlanta, GA

Anne Li
Crowell & Moring LLP
New York, NY

Meredith Price
Intel
Hillsboro, OR

Heather Stenmark
Allstate
Northbrook IL

Bernadette Catalana
MG+M The Law Firm
New York, NY
Sponsorship Co-Chair

Candice C. Kusmer
MG+M The Law Firm
O'Fallon, IL
Sponsorship Co-Chair

Mary Katherine Back
MG+M The Law Firm
San Francisco, CA

Tara Pierre Ellis
Balch & Bingham LLP
Jackson, MS

Kerri Forsythe
MG+M The Law Firm
O'Fallon, IL

Pamela R. Gamble
MG+M The Law Firm
Chicago, IL

Noori Torabi
Winston & Strawn LLP
San Francisco, CA

Nilofer Umar
Sidley Austin LLP
Chicago, IL
Program Co-Chair

Lori F. Winland
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
Oklahoma City, OK
Program Co-Chair

JulieAnn M. Broyles
EdwardJones
St. Louis, MO

Mary Card-Mina
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Fairfax, VA

Kelly Crosier
Heidrick & Struggles
Chicago, IL

Vanessa L. Efremsky
Bowles & Verna LLP
Walnut Creek, CA

Johanna Fricano
Marsh
Chicago, IL

Janet A. Hendrick
Phillips Murrah P.C.
Dallas, TX

Kim Beight Kelly
Phillips Murrah P.C.
Dallas, TX

Lisa M. Only
McDonnell & Associates, P.C.
Cherry Hill, NJ

Melissa D. Powers
Seton Hall University School of Law
Newark, NJ

Trey Sadiq
USAA
San Antonio, TX

Katherine Sandberg
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
San Francisco, CA

Ora Sheinson
Jade Mountain Partners
New York, NY

Sharena Smith
Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP
Denver, CO

Allyn Stern
Beverage & Diamond
Seattle, WA

Stephanie Stern
Sidley Austin LLP
Chicago, IL