Generous Associates Campaign Breaks Firm Record, Contributes to Legal Aid’s Record Campaign
As part of the Legal Aid Society of the District of Columbia’s Generous Associates Campaign, Williams & Connolly attorneys and staff raised $101,373 to support essential legal services in the city. Overall, the Generous Associates Campaign raised $1.79 million for legal aid, surpassing last year’s campaign record.
Williams & Connolly Receives Eight Nominations for 2017 LMG Life Sciences Awards
The firm and partners Bruce Genderson, Heidi Hubbard, and Adam Perlman have been shortlisted in eight categories for the 2017 LMG Life Sciences Awards. The winners will be announced at the awards ceremony on September 13, at Essex House in New York.
John Buckley and C.J. Mahoney Author U.S.A. Chapter in "The International Comparative Legal Guide to: International Arbitration 2017"
John Buckley and C.J. Mahoney have authored the U.S.A. Chapter in The International Comparative Legal Guide to: International Arbitration 2017 (ICGL 14th Ed.), which surveys arbitration law in 44 different countries.
Former Federal Prosecutor Paul Butler Provides Powerful Insights in Chokehold: Policing Black Men
Georgetown University Law Center Professor and Williams & Connolly alumnus Paul Butler visited the firm on July 11th for a compelling discussion about his new book, Chokehold: Policing Black Men. Krystal Commons moderated the insightful conversation with Paul, one of the nation’s most frequently consulted scholars on issues of race and criminal justice.
Firm Marks 50th Anniversary
It was during the week of January 15th, 1967 that Edward Bennett Williams, Paul Connolly, and Jeremiah Collins, along with a small team of associates, formed a new firm.
Benchmark Litigation Names Four Partners Among the “Top 250 Women in Litigation,” Heidi Hubbard Featured Among the Top 10
Heidi Hubbard, Enu Mainigi, Ana Reyes, and Katherine Turner are featured in Benchmark Litigation’s 2017 “Top 250 Women in Litigation,” which recognizes the leading female litigators in the U.S.
Jessamyn Berniker and Katherine Turner Named to Benchmark Litigation’s “Under 40 Hot List”
Benchmark Litigation names Partners Jessamyn Berniker and Katherine Turner to its 2017 “Under 40 Hot List”. The list honors the achievements of the nation’s most accomplished legal partners of the age of forty or younger.
Brendan Sullivan Honored with “Champion of Justice Award” by the Mid-Atlantic Innocence Project
Brendan Sullivan received the 2017 “Champion of Justice Award” from the Mid-Atlantic Innocence Project, an organization dedicated to fighting injustice in D.C., Maryland, and Virginia by bringing comprehensive legal assistance to individuals facing wrongful convictions and incarceration.
Adam Perlman Named an “Intellectual Property Trailblazer” by The National Law Journal
The National Law Journal has named partner Adam Perlman among the 48 lawyers featured in its 2017 special report on “Intellectual Property Trailblazers.” Honorees are selected for their outstanding leadership and success in the areas of patent, copyright, trademark and trade secret law.
Luke McCloud Appointed to D.C. Circuit’s Advisory Committee on Procedures
The United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit has appointed Luke McCloud to its Advisory Committee on Procedures. The committee is charged with studying the rules and internal operating procedures of the court and making recommendations on possible improvements. Luke’s term on the committee runs through June 30, 2019.