Member Spotlight: Ellen Jakovic

Ellen M. Jakovic is Of Counsel in the antitrust group at Kirkland & Ellis LLP. Prior to 2021, Ellen was a partner and headed the Firm’s Hart-Scott Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act (HSR) filing practice. She was recently elected as President-Elect of the DC Bar and has served as President of both the WBA (2002-2003) and [...]

By |2021-08-24T17:01:01+00:00August 25th, 2021|Blog, Member Spotlight|0 Comments

Member Spotlight: Natasha Sim

Natasha Sim is an attorney and CDFI Program Manager at the National Community Reinvestment Coalition (NCRC). Since joining NCRC in late 2020, she has led the implementation of a multi-million-dollar lending program and managed the development of an affordable housing initiative aiming to produce 20 million homes by 2030. A native New Zealander, Natasha came [...]

By |2021-08-17T04:18:01+00:00August 18th, 2021|Blog, Member Spotlight|0 Comments

Member Spotlight: Nancy Ortmeyer-Kuhn

Nancy Ortmeyer-Kuhn is a Director in Jackson & Campbell, P.C.'s Business Law Practice Group, specializing in a variety of federal and state tax and non-tax matters and litigation in federal and state courts. She is also the Chair of Jackson & Campbell's Tax Law Practice Group. Before private practice she worked for the IRS for [...]

By |2021-08-16T13:00:08+00:00August 10th, 2021|Member Spotlight, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Member Spotlight: Nancy Ortmeyer-Kuhn

Member Spotlight: Bayliss Fiddiman

Bayliss is an Associate Director of K-12 Education at the Center for American Progress where she advocates for state and federal policies that increase access to a high-quality education for all children. She is passionate about educational equity, criminal justice reform, civil rights, and the intersections between them. In her spare time she can be [...]

By |2021-08-16T12:59:58+00:00August 4th, 2021|Member Spotlight|Comments Off on Member Spotlight: Bayliss Fiddiman

Member Spotlight: Amy Conway-Hatcher

Amy Conway-Hatcher is a Partner with Schertler Onorato Mead & Sears, a boutique law firm in Washington, D.C. whose team of prominent lawyers handle a wide range of high-profile complex legal, business and reputational matters. Amy is the kind of lawyer who solves hard problems (the kind people don’t want you to know about like [...]

By |2021-08-16T12:59:51+00:00July 28th, 2021|Member Spotlight|Comments Off on Member Spotlight: Amy Conway-Hatcher

Member Spotlight: Sameena Safdar Kluck

Get to know our social media co-chair, Sameena Kluck. She's the Director of Brand Evangelism for LawGeex in her day job but in her spare time amplifies social media (for us!) & The Blue & Black Partnership through her LLC, Amplify Your Voice: Why did you join the WBA? Ama Romaine urged me to join [...]

By |2021-08-16T12:59:19+00:00July 21st, 2021|Member Spotlight|Comments Off on Member Spotlight: Sameena Safdar Kluck

Member Spotlight: Candace Beck

Counsel & Director of Client Relations, Tanenholz & Associates, PLLC WBA President-Elect (2021-2022)   Why did you join the WBA? I joined the WBA because I am very passionate and committed to women's rights and women's leadership. Also, my good friend from American University Washington College of Law and Howrey-LLP, Ferdose al-Taie, was very involved [...]

By |2021-08-16T12:59:09+00:00July 14th, 2021|Member Spotlight|Comments Off on Member Spotlight: Candace Beck

Member Spotlight: Meg Inomata

Why did you join the WBA? I learned about the WBA through two colleagues who have been involved with and held various leadership positions in the organization over the years. What benefits has your membership brought you? Since in-person networking events essentially stopped during the pandemic, the WBADC has been one of the best avenues [...]

By |2021-08-16T12:58:59+00:00July 7th, 2021|Member Spotlight|Comments Off on Member Spotlight: Meg Inomata

Member Spotlight: Janine Herring

Why did you join the WBA? I credit my longtime friend and fellow WBA member Jennifer Mika with bringing me into the fold at the close of law school. I was excited about the prospect of finding community with fellow women lawyers.  I only wish I would have joined sooner! What benefits have you seen [...]

By |2021-08-16T12:58:46+00:00June 30th, 2021|Member Spotlight|Comments Off on Member Spotlight: Janine Herring

Member Spotlight: Jenny Bi

Why did you join the WBA? I have been an active member of Women in Ediscovery DC and through WiE DC I learned great things about WBADC. I look forward to becoming part of the community with WBADC! What benefits have you seen from your membership? I have been paired up with my mentor, Amy [...]

By |2021-08-16T12:58:34+00:00June 23rd, 2021|Member Spotlight|Comments Off on Member Spotlight: Jenny Bi
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