Member Spotlight: Sunu P. Chandy

WBA celebrates Pride Month by celebrating the LGBTQ+ members of our community. Photo Credit: Sarah Sharaf-Eldien Sunu P. Chandy (she/her) is a Senior Advisor with Democracy Forward, supporting work across the teams including fighting attacks on DEI, and working alongside partner organizations to help build a nation that does right by all of us. [...]

By |2024-06-12T18:35:14+00:00June 12th, 2024|Blog, Member Spotlight|Comments Off on Member Spotlight: Sunu P. Chandy

Message from the President, Mary Blatch

I am honored and excited to be the president of this incredible organization. It’s especially meaningful to me to be the president of the Women’s Bar Association of the District of Columbia because I am a DC native, and I love this city with all my heart. Having grown up surrounded by lawyers in [...]

By |2024-06-17T02:45:18+00:00June 10th, 2024|Blog|Comments Off on Message from the President, Mary Blatch

Member Spotlight: Evelyn Jung

WBA celebrates Pride Month by celebrating the LGBTQ+ members of our community. Evelyn Jung (they/them) is a second-generation Korean American non-binary person working as a Recruiting Director at The Partners Group, a legal staffing firm. They completed their undergraduate degree at New York University and then received their J.D. from George Washington University Law School.” [...]

By |2024-06-12T21:08:08+00:00June 3rd, 2024|Blog, Member Spotlight|Comments Off on Member Spotlight: Evelyn Jung

Member Spotlight: Michelle Cohen

Michelle Cohen is Partner at Ifrah PLLC. She spent 20 years in big law before joining Jeff Ifrah, a former colleague and friend, at Ifrah Law, where she has practiced for 12 years. Ifrah Law is a Chambers-ranked boutique specializing in gaming, government investigations, and litigation. She chairs the Privacy and Data Protection Practice and [...]

By |2024-05-17T15:56:22+00:00May 29th, 2024|Blog, Member Spotlight|Comments Off on Member Spotlight: Michelle Cohen

Member Spotlight: Lina Xie

WBA celebrates Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month by celebrating the AAPI members of our community. Lina Xie is a Data Forensics Manager at BDO USA in Washington, DC. She specializes in data investigations related to fraud and corruption, export control sanctions and fraud risk assessments. She works with an incredible team of professionals [...]

By |2024-05-13T02:30:57+00:00May 15th, 2024|Blog, Member Spotlight|Comments Off on Member Spotlight: Lina Xie

Member Spotlight: Nina Ren

WBA celebrates Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month by celebrating the AAPI members of our community. Nina Ren is a Trial Attorney in the Office of Constitutional Torts at the U.S. Department of Justice. She handles vaccine cases before the U.S. Court of Federal Claims. Nina is currently preparing for her third career appellate court [...]

By |2024-05-13T02:24:43+00:00May 1st, 2024|Blog, Member Spotlight|Comments Off on Member Spotlight: Nina Ren

Amplifying Personal Branding: A Catalyst for Company Well-Being and Culture

By Sameena Safdar, Esq. This article was originally published by the Institute of Well-Being in Law. In today’s business world, the concept of personal branding has evolved from a mere buzzword to a strategic asset for companies, and the legal industry is no exception. In a discussion last spring, a panel of leaders with unique [...]

By |2024-03-29T15:57:23+00:00March 29th, 2024|Blog, News|Comments Off on Amplifying Personal Branding: A Catalyst for Company Well-Being and Culture

WBA Joins BADC to Present Quality of Life Award

The Women’s Bar Association of DC is teaming up with the Bar Association of DC to present the 2024 Constance L. Belfiore Quality of Life Award. This award, appreciated tremendously by recipients as well as applicants, has been given by BADC for 22 years and seeks to honor legal employers who are committed to providing [...]

By |2024-03-20T22:24:07+00:00March 20th, 2024|Blog, News|Comments Off on WBA Joins BADC to Present Quality of Life Award

Member Spotlight: Zuka Chuka-Obah

Zuka Chuka-Obah is an Attorney Advisor for the Landlord Tenant Branch of the Superior Court of the District of Columbia. She is a member of the D.C. Bar and also licensed in Maryland. Zuka graduated from the University of Chicago in 2011 with a BA in Political Science and is a 2014 graduate of Georgetown University [...]

By |2024-03-14T22:57:39+00:00March 20th, 2024|Blog, Member Spotlight|Comments Off on Member Spotlight: Zuka Chuka-Obah

Member Spotlight: Sonia Murphy

WBA celebrates Black History Month by celebrating the Black members of our community. Sonia Williams Murphy is a Trial Attorney at the U.S. Department of Justice. She was WBA president in the 2016-2017 bar year, and presided over the Association’s Centennial Celebration. Sonia joined Justice after over a decade in large, international law firms. Sonia [...]

By |2024-02-14T17:05:34+00:00February 14th, 2024|Blog, Member Spotlight|Comments Off on Member Spotlight: Sonia Murphy
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