Firm to Receive InsideCounsel’s 2010 Economic Empowerment Award

The Firm is delighted to be the recipient of the 2010 Economic Empowerment Award, awarded by InsideCounsel as part of its first Transformative Leadership Awards for firms and individuals who have made substantial contributions to the empowerment of women in corporate law. The Award recognizes the Firm’s extraordinary achievement in advancing women as leaders in the profession, leaders in the Firm and client relationship managers with core clients of the Firm.

The winners were selected by a National Awards Committee, comprising general counsel from leading corporations and partners at top law firms. The committee is co-chaired by Allstate Insurance Company’s Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Chief Legal Officer, Michele Coleman Mayes and InsideCounsel magazine’s Editor-in-Chief, Cathleen Flahardy. Partner Beth Kaufman, on behalf of the Firm, will accept the Award at a gala dinner and reception on May 24 in Chicago in conjunction with InsideCounsel’s 10th Annual SuperConference.