Women’s Initiative

 

Lewis Brisbois is proud to congratulate Associate Brigid K. Ndege on her well-deserved ABA Business Bankruptcy Committee 20/20 Partners Rising Young Leader Award. Brigid joins 20 distinguished attorneys in this inaugural year of the award, which recognizes young lawyers who show promise to be future leaders within the legal profession, the ABA, and the Business Bankruptcy Committee. We greatly value the dedicated work many of our young associates do on a regular basis, and are excited to see these leaders grow with the firm. Please join us in congratulating Brigid on this achievement. Read more about this recognition here.


Lewis Brisbois Celebrates Women's History Month

Throughout Women's History Month 2021, we highlighted some of our fantastic female attorneys and staff from around the firm. We ended this month of recognition and celebration with a closing message from the Co-Chairs of Lewis Brisbois' Women's Initiative, Los Angeles Managing Partner Jana Lubert and Chief Strategy Officer Janet Eskow. Thank you to all of the women who contributed their voice to this campaign and to all of those who read and shared these messages.You can see all of these spotlight posts here.


The Lewis Brisbois Women’s Initiative was founded in 2009. Its purpose has been to augment the firm’s longstanding commitment to inclusion by identifying, elevating and thereby retaining female talent. We add our firm’s collective voice on women’s workplace issues to the voices of our clients, prospective clients, and communities-at-large in which we work and live.

The mission of the Initiative is to provide a collaborative environment by which unique professional opportunities are identified and pursued. The Initiative offers workshops, events, mentoring programs, and a foundational approach to open, productive communication with both women and men, all of which is dedicated to developing and providing professional and leadership opportunities for our female attorneys and staff. As a result, an increasing number of our female attorneys are at the forefront of the firm’s presence within the legal community nationwide, as well as the firm’s management.

The success of the Initiative’s efforts to cultivate and foster the growth and development of our female attorneys and staff is evidenced both by the number of female partners within the firm, and the number of women holding management and C-suite positions, including those as General Counsel, Management Committee members, Managing and Administrative Partners, Executive Marketing Committee Chairs, Chief Business Officer and Chief Administrative Officer. 

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