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Member Spotlight: Gina Anders

Gina Anders is a Client Executive, at Ernst & Young LLP and serves as Southeast Regional Director for Women in eDiscovery. She joined the WBA last year and although she is currently involved in a committee or forum, she fully expects president-elect Candace Beck to reaching out soon with an assignment. We asked Gina to tell [...]

By |2022-01-18T02:48:21+00:00January 19th, 2022|Blog, Member Spotlight|0 Comments

Member Spotlight: Nory Dianne Miano

Nory Dianne R. Miano is originally from the Philippines and became a U.S. permanent resident in 2017. She is a licensed lawyer both in the Philippines and the U.S.Nory earned her J.D. from the Ateneo de Manila University in the Philippines. Prior to commencing her Master of Laws in Georgetown, she practiced for seven years [...]

By |2021-12-15T18:34:24+00:00December 15th, 2021|Blog, Member Spotlight|0 Comments

Member Spotlight: Amy Lyons

Amy P. Lyons is a 2L (graduating in 2023) at American University Washington College of Law (AUWCL) where she is also completing a dual degree with American University's School of International Service (SIS). She serves on her school's Asian Pacific American Law Students Association (APALSA) board as the Social & Cultural Chair, is a member [...]

By |2021-12-01T15:53:42+00:00December 8th, 2021|Blog, Member Spotlight|0 Comments

Member Spotlight Upnit Bhatti

Upnit K. Bhatti grew up in Syracuse, New York, with her parents, sister, and grandparents. She is Managing Associate, Supreme Court & Appellate practice group, at Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP. She serves a co-chair of WBA’s Amicus and Advocacy Committees. This past fall, she was WBA’s point person when we joined as a co-lead [...]

By |2021-11-30T20:42:38+00:00December 1st, 2021|Blog, Member Spotlight|0 Comments

Member Spotlight: Roya Vasseghi

Roya Vasseghi is a Partner at Vasseghi Budd PLLC. She has been in practice for 11 years. Her career began at a defense firm in Los Angeles. Roya moved to Virginia in 2012, and has worked for several private firms, focusing her practice on litigation and employment law. In January 2020, she launched her own [...]

By |2021-11-17T17:48:26+00:00November 17th, 2021|Blog, Member Spotlight|0 Comments

Member Spotlight: Anne Collier

The first time Anne Collier attended law school, she was 6 years old. In her words: "My mother started in 1972 and was part of the first wave of women who went to law school. My father’s class (1965) included 5 women. Thus, from a very young age, I assumed I could do anything I [...]

By |2021-11-03T00:47:09+00:00November 10th, 2021|Blog, Member Spotlight|0 Comments

Member Spotlight: Rachel Hardwick

Rachel Hardwick, COO of ResInnova, serves as president of the WBA Foundation and has been on the Foundation board since 2015. For almost 25 years she was in-house corporate counsel at large non-profits, focusing on health coverage. Rachel notes, “I’ve recently left that work and now work with my husband running our growing commercial testing [...]

By |2021-11-02T14:13:01+00:00November 3rd, 2021|Blog, Member Spotlight|0 Comments

Member Spotlight: Laura Yaffe

Laura Yaffe is a co-chair of the WBA’s Energy and Environmental Law Forum. In that capacity, she has had the opportunity to help establish and grow an active steering committee of a group of energy and environmental law and policy associations in the DC area. Laura notes, “It is great to meet with them quarterly [...]

By |2021-10-25T20:17:51+00:00October 27th, 2021|Blog, Member Spotlight|0 Comments

Member Spotlight: Chris Macchiaroli

Christopher Macchiaroli has been an attorney for 17 years and has spent the majority of his career living and working in the District of Columbia. He has also spent significant time as a lawyer in New York City and Miami. Chris has been a civil litigator, federal prosecutor, and criminal defense attorney, and has represented [...]

By |2021-10-18T18:47:57+00:00October 20th, 2021|Blog, Member Spotlight|0 Comments

WBA Statement on the Importance of Supporting Women Lawyers Who are Mothers and Caregivers

The Women’s Bar Association of the District of Columbia (“WBA”) is proud of its long history of promoting the advancement of women lawyers. Since 1917, the WBA has fought for equality and, in accordance with its mission, it has specifically fought to protect the interests of women lawyers and to promote their mutual improvement. Because [...]

By |2021-09-29T01:17:41+00:00September 29th, 2021|Blog, Statement|0 Comments
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