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 [...]
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 [...]
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
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, [...]
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.
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
May 14th, 2014
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.
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 [...]
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. [...]