Women's Initiative

Within the Diversity & Inclusion Committee, the Women’s Initiative focuses on the recruitment, retention, and advancement of women attorneys at Williams & Connolly.  It is co-chaired by two partners, Katherine Turner and Amanda MacDonald.  The key objectives of the Women’s Initiative include advancing the professional development of women attorneys, encouraging mentorship and sponsorship of women attorneys by the firm’s partners, strengthening the internal and external network of the firm’s women attorneys, and supporting the growth of their business development skills.

In addition, the firm supports a number of women’s organizations, including:

  • Corporate Counsel Women of Color
  • Girls on the Run
  • National Association of Women Lawyers
  • National Partnership for Women and Families
  • National Women’s Law Center
  • Women’s Bar Association Foundation

Enu Mainigi Named “Health Care Law Trailblazer” by The National Law Journal

Enu Mainigi Named “Health Care Law Trailblazer” by The National Law Journal

The National Law Journal has named Enu Mainigi to its list of “Health Care Law Trailblazers,” recognizing “individuals who have changed the practice in their respective fields through innovative and exceptional legal strategies.” 

The American Lawyer Highlights All-Female Leadership of Firm’s Supreme Court and Appellate Practice

The American Lawyer Highlights All-Female Leadership of Firm’s Supreme Court and Appellate Practice

The American Lawyer published an article titled “At Williams & Connolly, 'The Primordial, Motherly Instinct to Protect and Defend,’” which highlighted the three female partners who lead Williams & Connolly’s Supreme Court and Appellate practice. 

Lisa Blatt to Speak at Appellate Judges Education Institute Summit

Lisa Blatt to Speak at Appellate Judges Education Institute Summit

On November 14th, Lisa Blatt will speak at the 2019 Appellate Judges Education Institute Summit in Washington, D.C.

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