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

July 2nd, 2015

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CWIL Founding Member Linda Addison Named One of 50 Most Powerful Women in New York

June 30th, 2015

CWIL Founding Member Linda Addison has been named one of the 50 Most Powerful Women in New York by Crain’s New York Business. Read more here.

CWIL Founding Member Linda Addison Published in The Huffington Post

June 5th, 2015

CWIL Founding Member and US Managing Partner at Norton Rose Fulbright, Linda Addison, has posted an article in The Huffington Post regarding workplace inequality. Read more here.

CWIL Founding Member Kathleen Wu Published in Texas Lawyer

June 4th, 2015

CWIL Founding Member Kathleen Wu has published an op-ed in Texas Lawyer that highlights the challenges facing women in the profession. Read more here.

University of Texas at Austin School of Law Professor Jane Cohen Receives the Holleran Steiker Award

May 20th, 2015

Edward Clarke Centennial Professor Jane Cohen has received the Holleran Steiker Award, given each year by the School of Undergraduate Studies to the teacher of a signature course who earns the strongest reviews from his/her students.
After attending Yale and Harvard Law School, Jane practiced law in Boston, Massachusetts, and then served as a professor at […]

University of Texas School of Law Professor Mechele Dickerson Named to Academy of Distinguished Teachers at UT Austin

May 6th, 2015

University of Texas School of Law Professor Mechele Dickerson has been named to the Academy of Distinguished Teachers at UT Austin. The Academy was created in 1995 to recognize tenured faculty members who have maintained significant contributions to education throughout their careers, particularly at the undergraduate level.
Receiving both her bachelors and J.D. from Harvard, […]

Loretta Lynch Named First African-American Attorney General of the United States

April 28th, 2015

On April 27th, 2015, Loretta Lynch was sworn in as the first African-American Attorney General of the United States. Receiving both her bachelor’s and J.D. from Harvard, Lynch has worked on several high-profile cases, including United States vs. Volpe in which she successfully prosecuted officers who severely beat and sexually assaulted Haitian immigrant Abner Louima. […]

CWIL Founding Member Ann Lents Honored as Distinguished Alumni of The Kinkaid School

April 26th, 2015


 On Friday, April 24th, CWIL Founding Member Ann Lents was honored with the Distinguished Alumni Award from The Kinkaid School in Houston, Texas.
 
As a strong proponent of civic engagement, Ann was former president and CEO of the Center for Houston’s Future, a not-for-profit policy planning organization that works to solve Houston’s toughest problems through […]

CWIL Founding Members Linda Addison and Martha E. Smiley Awarded Presidential Citation by The University of Texas

April 17th, 2015

The University of Texas at Austin President Bill Powers recognized CWIL Founding Members Linda Addison and Martha E. Smiley with a Presidential Citation in a ceremony on April 16, 2015. The Presidential Citation is the highest award given by the University. The University does not award honorary degrees, and the Presidential Citation is “designed […]

CWIL Leader-in-Residence Roberta D. Liebenberg Named One of Philadelphia Legal Intelligencer’s 2015 Lifetime Achievement Award Honorees

March 27th, 2015

CWIL Leader-in-Residence Roberta (“Bobbi”) Liebenberg has been named one of the Philadelphia Legal Intelligencer’s 2015 Lifetime Achievement Award honorees. This prestigious award honors lawyers who have helped shape the law in Pennsylvania, and have had a distinct impact on the legal profession in the state.
Bobbi is a senior partner at Fine, Kaplan and Black […]

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