March 12th, 2015
CWIL Founding Member Claudia Wilson Frost, a partner in DLA Piper’s Houston office and US co-chair of the firm’s Patent Litigation practice, has received the “Women at the Pinnacle” award from the Houston Association of Women Attorneys (AWA).
The award recognizes women in the practice of law who have provided leadership and strategic legal counsel to their […]
March 11th, 2015
CWIL Founding Member Sandra L. Phillips has been promoted to General Counsel and Chief Legal Officer of Toyota Motor North America. Sandra will be responsible for legal operations, legal technology and managing the representation of Toyota’s affiliates in North America. She is also the first African American woman named to this position.
Prior to […]
March 8th, 2015
Justice Fernande (Nan) R.V. Duffly, has been named as a recipient of the prestigious Margaret Brent Women Lawyers of Achievement Award by the ABA Commission on Women in the Profession. The award will be presented at the ABA’s Annual Meeting in Chicago in August. Justice Duffly is the […]
February 20th, 2015
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February 17th, 2015
Cokie Roberts, a political commentator on ABC and NPR, will be delivering the concluding keynote address at the 2015 Women’s Power Summit on Law & Leadership, hosted by the Center for Women in Law.
Roberts has served as a senior news analyst at NPR and has covered politics, Congress, and public policy. She […]
February 6th, 2015
January 20th, 2015
UT Law students Lisa Elizondo and Emily Fitzgerald worked on this case that resulted in the Supreme Court ruling that homebuyers don’t have to file a lawsuit when confronting a mortgage lender with an alleged violation of the federal Truth in Lending Act.
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January 2nd, 2015
In the article, Bobbi Liebenberg, from Fine, Kaplan and Black, argues for CEOs and companies to make gender diversity on their boards a priority and to expand their searches beyond “the old boys network.”
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November 14th, 2014
Center for Women in Law Founding Members Melanie Gray and Christine LaFollette will be inducted into the Greater Houston Women’s Chamber of Commerce’s Hall of Fame. The Greater Houston Women’s Chamber of Commerce is a non-profit business organization of highly influential and diverse women and men dedicated to the advancement of women through leadership, education, […]
November 1st, 2014
In October 2014, Center for Women in Law hosted a four-part lunch series that showcased accomplished and influential women at the top of their careers: Arianna Huffington, Linda L. Addison, Susan L. Blount, and Arleas Upton Kea.
At the first of the four lunches, Professor Linda Chanow showed a video of Arianna Huffington’s keynote address at […]