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.
Read the article here.
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.”
Read the full article here.
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 [...]
October 30th, 2014
On Friday, October 24th, 2014, The Center for Women in Law partnered with the New York City Bar to host the Women in Law Institute in New York City. Described by one partner at a top law firm as “the most practical tool I’ve encountered in my 20 years of practicing,” the Women in Law [...]
October 29th, 2014
CWIL Leader-in-Residence Roberta D. Liebenberg has been featured by Law360 for her fiery advocacy supporting her clients and female attorneys.
“Bobbi’s work on behalf of her clients and her leadership for women in the profession is legendary. We are honored to have her as a Leader-in-Residence at CWIL,” says Linda Chanow, Executive Director of the Center.
October 8th, 2014
This week, members of the Center for Women in Law’s Consortium for Advancing Women Lawyers sent a letter to Professor Jaime Dodge at Duke Law School’s Center for Judicial Studies urging her to include guidance to judges on how to promote diversity in court appointments in a new guide she is creating for MDL [...]
September 24th, 2014
SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS – Center for Women in Law Executive Director Linda Bray Chanow presented “Building Power and Influence” at an event hosted by Moms in Law San Antonio (“MILSA”) and sponsored by Strasburger & Price, LLP.
September 18th, 2014
On Wednesday, September 10th, 2014, the Center for Women in Law held the Latina Commission Leadership Academy in collaboration with the Hispanic National Bar Association (HNBA) and Walmart.
“Using the curriculum of the Women in Law Institute, the Center’s signature student program, the Leadership Academy provided valuable resources and opportunities for Latina law students [...]
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 [...]