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Center for Women in Law Convenes Consortium for Advancing Women Lawyers

July 28th, 2014

New York, NY – The Consortium for Advancing Women Lawyers met at the midtown offices of Norton Rose Fulbright to discuss the latest research, initiatives, and programs to advance women in the profession.
“The Consortium provides a central platform to support a national movement by bringing together thought leaders from [...]

CWIL Founder Sandra Phillips Named Deputy General Counsel at Toyota

July 21st, 2014

Center for Women in Law Founding Member Sandra L. Phillips, vice president and assistant general counsel of Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc., has been named vice president, deputy general counsel at Toyota. Read full press release.
The Center for Women [...]

CWIL Leader Hilda Galvan Named Partner-in-Charge of Jones Day’s Dallas Office

July 10th, 2014

Center for Women in Law Leader Hilda C. Galvan was recently named Partner-in-Charge of the Jones Day Dallas office. Prior to accepting this role, Hilda was head of the firm’s Dallas IP practice and its hiring partner. The full Jones Day press release can be found

Robin Russell Receives Louise B. Raggio Award

June 27th, 2014

Center for Women in Law Founding Member Robin Russell received the State Bar of Texas Women and the Law Section Louise B. Raggio Award in recognition of her work addressing the needs and issues affecting women both in the legal profession and in the community. Robin received the award Friday, [...]

Alia Derrick Named to Lawyers of Color’s 2014 Hot List

June 23rd, 2014

University of Texas School of Law alumna Alia Derrick, Associate, Jackson Walker L.L.P., was named to Lawyers of Color’s 2014 Hot List. Read the full story.
The Center for Women in Law congratulates Alia on this well-deserved honor.

Linda Addison Elected U.S. Managing Partner for Norton Rose Fulbright

June 13th, 2014

Center for Women in Law Founding Member and Immediate Past-President Linda L. Addison was elected U.S. Managing Partner for Norton Rose Fulbright. The ballots were counted on May 23 and the firm announced the results on June 10. Read the full story in a Texas Lawyer article

Kimberly Bowers: From GC to CEO

May 14th, 2014

Read about Center for Women in Law Founding Member Kimberly S. Bowers, CEO of CST Brands, in UT Law‘s spring 2014 article “Kimberly Bowers: From GC to CEO” here.

Center for Women in Law Leader-in-Residence Profiled by Law360

May 2nd, 2014

Roberta D. Liebenberg, Senior Partner, Fine Kaplan and Black, R.P.C. and Center for Women in Law Leader-in-Residence was interviewed by Law360 as a part of their ‘Female Powerbrokers Q&A’ series. The full article can be read here.

Video: Arianna Huffington Keynotes 5th Anniversary & Awards Luncheon

April 22nd, 2014

Arianna Huffington keynoted the Center for Women in Law’s 5th Anniversary & Awards Luncheon which took place Friday, April 11 at the Four Seasons Hotel Austin. Introductory remarks were given by Linda L. Addison, Managing Partner U.S., Norton Rose Fulbright. Huffington discussed the themes in [...]

Mary Cranston’s HWCLA Acceptance Speech as featured in the Huffington Post

April 14th, 2014

During her acceptance speech for the inaugural Hortense Ward Courageous Leader Award, Mary B. Cranston – Retired Senior Partner and Immediate Past Chair of Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP – emphasized the important role that the “sisterhood” played in securing opportunity for her generation of women lawyers. [...]

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