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CWIL Welcomed 13 New Leaders at 2016 Biennial Luncheon

April 28th, 2016

CWIL welcomed the following 13 new Leaders at the 2016 CWIL Biennial Luncheon on April 15, 2016:
Mary Carrington, Chair of Advisory Board, Center for Corporate Legal Leadership at University of California Irvine
Karan C. Ciotti, Partner, Ogden, Broocks & Hall, L.L.P.
Samantha Hale Crispin, Partner, Baker Botts L.L.P.
Mindy Davidson, Senior Director, Alvarez & Marsal’s Compensation & Benefit […]

CWIL Biennial Award Luncheon Offers Food for Thought

April 26th, 2016

Austin, TX — On April 15, 2015, The Center for Women in Law (CWIL) at the University of Texas Law School held its 2016 Awards Luncheon at the J.W. Marriott in downtown Austin. The landmark event was a sellout, with more than 450 in attendance, many of them UT alumni.
The program, with its speakers and […]

CWIL Executive Director Linda Chanow Profiled by ABA for Law Students

April 26th, 2016

Our CWIL Executive Director Linda Chanow was interviewed by ABA for Law Students about her career and the future of women as legal industry leaders. Check it out.

CWIL Founder Janiece Longoria Honored with UT Austin Presidential Citation

April 25th, 2016

The University of Texas at Austin President Greg Fenves has honored CWIL Founder Janiece Longoria with a Presidential Citation. The Citation is given to individuals who personify UT’s mission to transforming lives and impacting their communities.
“Each of these honorees has given UT superb leadership, exceptional service, and generous support,” said Fenves. “I am personally grateful for […]

Women in Energy Panel Recap

April 1st, 2016

On April 1, 2016, the KBH Energy Center and the Law School’s Center for Women in Law hosted a Women in Energy Panel. The panel was part of the KBH Energy Center’s Spring 2016 Distinguished Lecture Series. The panelists included Sylvia J. Kerrigan (UT JD ’90), the executive vice president, general counsel, and […]

CWIL Leader Daniella Landers to Receive Outstanding Achievement Award from African American Lawyer’s Section – State Bar of Texas

March 25th, 2016

CWIL Leader Daniella Landers will receive the Outstanding Achievement Award from African American Lawyer’s Section – State Bar of Texas. This honor will be presented to Daniella at the Texas African American Lawyers Summit on April 16, 2016.

CWIL Founder Yvonne Puig Made Member of the Editorial Board of Law360’s Life Sciences Editorial Board

March 21st, 2016

CWIL Founder Yvonne Puig has been made member of the Editorial Board of Law360’s Life Sciences Editorial Board. Prior to that time, she was named as Norton Rose Fulbright’s Head of Life Sciences and Healthcare for the United States. Congratulations to Yvonne on this well-deserved honor.

CWIL Founding Member Carrin Patman Appointed to Chair of Metro Board

March 9th, 2016

CWIL Founding Member Carrin Patman has been appointed to Chair of the Metro Board by Houston Mayor Turner. Congratulation Carrin on this well-deserved honor.

CWIL Executive Director Linda Chanow to Serve as Team Advisor at Women in Law Hackathon

March 9th, 2016

CWIL Executive Director Linda Chanow will serve as a team advisor for the inaugural Women in Law Hackathon from June 23-24, 2016. The event will convene law firm partners, talent experts, and Stanford law students to advance women in the legal profession.
Fifty-four top law firms have signed up to participate in the Women in Law […]

CWIL Hosts Sixth Annual Women in Law Institute at Texas Law

March 8th, 2016

On Friday, March 4, 2016, over 50 law students and 40 practitioners from across the legal profession joined the Center for Women in Law (CWIL) for its sixth annual Women in Law Institute (Institute). Originally developed in 2009 through the efforts of Linda Bray Chanow and the Women’s Bar Association of D.C., the Institute provides […]

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