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CWIL Founding Member Jane Snoddy Smith Recognized at Americas Women in Business Law Awards

August 14th, 2015

Jane Snoddy Smith has been recognized as leading the field in real estate law at Euromoney Legal Media Groupā€™s fourth annual Americas Women in Business Law Awards. Ā Read more here.

CWIL Founding Member Linda Addison’s New Huffington Post Article on “The Illusory Quest for Balance”

August 6th, 2015

“My message to millennials is this: if you seek both a rewarding career and a fulfilling personal life, you will have to make choices, but choosing between career and family is not one of them. Don’t believe it has to be all or nothing. Stop beating yourself up with the elusive quest for ‘balance’…Pursue meaningful […]

CWIL Founding Member Peggy Heeg Appointed to Texas Lottery Commission by Governor Abbott

August 6th, 2015

For more on the appointment, visit here.

CWIL Founding Members Nina Cortell and Melanie Gray Recognized in the “The 250 Women in Litigation”

July 31st, 2015

Read more here.

CWIL Founding Member Linda Addison Published in InsideCounsel

July 29th, 2015

CWIL Founding Member Linda Addison has published an articleĀ encouraging clients to require that experienced female and diverse lawyers lead their matters. Read more here.

CWIL Leader-in-Residence Charolette Noel Presented the 2015 Outstanding Leadership Award by the Tax Section of the State Bar of Texas

July 28th, 2015

CWIL Leader-in-Residence Charolette Noel has been presented the 2015 Outstanding Leadership Award by the Tax Section of the State Bar of Texas at its recent annual meeting.Ā Read more here.

CWIL Founding Member Sandra Phillips Recognized as Corporate Leader of the Year by National Bar Association’s Women Lawyers Division

July 21st, 2015

Sandra Phillips was recognized as Corporate Lawyer of the Year by the Women Lawyers Division of the National Bar Association at the National Bar’s Annual Convention in Los Angeles.

CWIL Leader-in-Residence Roberta Liebenberg Co-Authors First-Ever Study of Women as Lead Trial Counsel

July 15th, 2015

This first-of-its kind empirical study highlights theĀ significant under-representation of women litigators in lead counsel and first-chair positions at trial. The study also provides suggested best practices that can be utilized to ameliorate this disparity.
Read the Legal Intelligencer article here.
Read the Wall Street Journal article here.
Read the entire study here.

CWIL Founding Member Linda Addison Published in Fortune Magazine

July 12th, 2015

Linda Addison’s article discusses how to remain an optimistic leader during tough times. Read it here.

CWIL Founding Member Christine LaFollette Named One of 75 Outstanding Women by The National Law Journal

July 2nd, 2015

Read more here.

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