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

Benchmark Litigation Names Four Partners Among the “Top 250 Women in Litigation,” Heidi Hubbard Featured Among the Top 10

Benchmark Litigation Names Four Partners Among the “Top 250 Women in Litigation,” Heidi Hubbard Featured Among the Top 10

For the second consecutive year, Heidi HubbardEnu MainigiAna Reyes, and Katherine Turner have been selected to Benchmark Litigation’s 2018 “Top 250 Women in Litigation” list, which recognizes the leading female litigators in the U.S.

Deneen Howell Recognized by Savoy Magazine

Deneen Howell Recognized by Savoy Magazine

The feature showcases “visionaries, leaders and advocates – including partners and counsel – within the legal profession who are widely recognized for their professionalism, protection of rights and community service.”

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