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:

  • National Women’s Law Center
  • Women’s Bar Association Foundation
  • Corporate Counsel Women of Color
  • National Association of Women Judges
  • National Partnership for Women and Families

The National Law Journal Chronicles a Day in the Life of Partner Deneen Howell

The National Law Journal Chronicles a Day in the Life of Partner Deneen Howell

In an interview with The National Law Journal, Partner Deneen Howell, discusses how she balances home life as a wife and mother of two and her career as Co-Chair of Williams & Connolly’s Employment Litigation and Counseling Practice Group as well as its Transactions and Business Counseling Practice Group.

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

Heidi HubbardEnu MainigiAna 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.

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