Q&A: Giovanna Cinelli of Morgan Lewis

Last fall, Morgan Lewis partner Giovanna Cinelli, leader of the firm’s international trade and national security practice, was elevated to Visiting Fellow of George Mason University’s National Security Institute (NSI). A former Naval Reserve intelligence officer,...

Women of Color and Their Success Stories, Making the Most of Mentoring

On November 9, 2022, the WILEF East Young Lawyers’ Committee presented to a packed and engaged audience an exciting and impressive panel discussion, held at the offices in New York of Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Garrison & Wharton, on: “Women of Color and Their Success...

Trailblazing Women Forging Their Own Paths in Private Practice

By Hayley Winograd Reprinted with permission of the New York State Bar Association © 2022. Justice Sandra Day O’Connor could not get a job at a law firm after graduating from Stanford Law School in 1952.1 “When I was first looking for work, they just weren’t hiring...

WILEF Announces First Round of Firms Awarded US and UK Gold Standard Certification

Thirty-two US law firms and five UK firms have been awarded 2022 Gold Standard Certification by the Women in Law Empowerment Forum (www.wilef.com).  WILEF grants Gold Standard status to major firms that meet objective criteria concerning the number of women among...

WILEF Party Attracts Over 70 Women

A WILEF party, hosted by WILEF East Co-Chair Emeritus Phyllis Korff at her Manhattan home on June 29, attracted more than 70 women.  On a night when the weather could not have been more gorgeous, they enjoyed delicious food and wine on Phyllis's large terrace.  But,...

The Women Lawyers Behind US Soccer’s New Equal Pay Contracts

This month, U.S. Soccer and its men's and women's national teams announced new landmark contracts that provide equal pay for both squads, ending a protracted fight by the women's team for equal and fair treatment.  The agreements equalize FIFA’s World Cup prize money...

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7 More Firms Attain Gold Standard

7 More Firms Attain Gold Standard

In 2020, 55 firms achieved the US Gold Standard and 9 firms achieved the UK Gold Standard At the submission deadline of December 18, 2020, seven additional firms have met the US Gold Standard and one additional firm met the UK Gold Standard criteria. The US firms are...

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8 More Firms Attain Gold Standard

8 More Firms Attain Gold Standard

In 2019, 53 firms achieved the US Gold Standard and 10 firms achieved the UK Gold Standard At the submission deadline of December 31, 2019, eight additional firms have met the US Gold Standard and one additional firm met the UK Gold Standard criteria. The US firms are...

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