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National Association of Women Lawyers

The National Association of Women Lawyers (NAWL) is a national voluntary legal professional organization devoted to promoting the interests and progress of women lawyers and women's legal rights.

Founded in 1899, long before most local and national bar associations admitted women, NAWL serves as an educational forum and an active voice for the concerns of women in the legal profession. NAWL is about solutions, both for workplace issues facing women lawyers and for societal problems confronting women in our nation and worldwide. NAWL, through its members and committees, functions as the voice of women in the law™, providing a collective voice in the bar, courts, Congress, and workplaces to make women’s concerns heard.

NAWL continues to support and advance the interests of women in and under the law, and in so doing, supports and advances the social, political, and professional empowerment of women. Through its programs and networks, NAWL provides the tools for women in the profession to advance, prosper and enrich the profession.

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Corporate Counsel
Eman Ahmed-Fakhry is Corporate Counsel at Mindray Medical International Limited, one of the leading global providers of medical devices and solutions, headquartered in Shenzhen, China, with…
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Dorian Denburg is General Attorney for AT&T with responsibility for Network Operations, including counseling clients, federal and state litigation, legislation and regulation. The…
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President of NAWL
Deborah S. Froling is the 2013-2014 President of the National Association of Women Lawyers and a member of Arent Fox’s Corporate & Securities and Real Estate groups. She has extensive…
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President & ABA House of Delegates
Beth L. Kaufman is a senior partner and head of litigation at Schoeman Updike Kaufman & Stern LLP, an AV® Preeminent™ Law Firm based in New York and one of the largest women-owned law…
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Mimi B. MacDonald is a General Attorney for AT&T Services, Inc. and provides legal advice to AT&T Inc. and its subsidiaries.  Ms. MacDonald has held various positions at AT&T…
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The National Association of Women Lawyers (NAWL) is the leading national voluntary organization devoted to the interests of women lawyers and women's rights. Founded over 100 years ago,…
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Accredited Mediator
Sheryl-Anne Sastow, emigrated to the United States from South Africa in 1978.  She earned her B.A. in Psychology in 1983 from the State University of New York at Albany, graduating summa…
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Jenny Waters helps businesses and business people solve problems, whether defending them in complex commercial disputes or prosecuting their rights against others. She practices before…
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Senior Counsel
Stacey Werner Shapiro is Senior Counsel, Commercial Transactions at Choice Hotels International. She is the principal negotiator for commercial contracts ranging from intellectual property…
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