July 2nd, 2015
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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.
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.
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.
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 […]
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, […]
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. […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]