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CWIL October Power Lunch Series Recap

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 […]

Center for Women in Law Brings Women in Law Institute to New York

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 […]

CWIL Leader-in-Residence Bobbi Liebenberg Featured by Law360

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.
As […]

Members of Consortium for Advancing Women Lawyers Urge that New Standards for MDL Proceedings Include Guidance to Judges on How to Promote Diversity in Court Appointments

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 […]

CWIL Executive Director Linda Bray Chanow Speaks at Moms in Law Event

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.
According to

Center for Women in Law Holds the Hispanic National Bar Association/Walmart Latina Commission Leadership Academy

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 […]

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

CWIL Founder 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, […]

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