Member Spotlight: Kirsten Wilkerson

Kirsten Wilkerson is Deputy Director, Torts Branch, Civil Division, at the U.S., Department of Justice. She joined the Federal Tort Claims Act Office in 2013. Prior to that, she was a Senior Trial Counsel in the Office of Environmental Torts, also in the Civil Division. After graduating from law school at St. Louis University, Kirsten [...]

By |2022-01-29T23:30:01+00:00February 16th, 2022|Blog, Member Spotlight|Comments Off on Member Spotlight: Kirsten Wilkerson

Member Spotlight: Karen Plave Goldstein

Karen Plave Goldstein is Assistant General Counsel at CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield, where she supports the company on a variety of business matters related to information technology and data security and privacy. She previously worked at Hewlett-Packard Company, learning a great deal about the intersection of business and technology. Karen started her career in DC, representing [...]

By |2022-01-29T23:11:02+00:00February 9th, 2022|Blog, Member Spotlight|Comments Off on Member Spotlight: Karen Plave Goldstein

Member Spotlight: Catherine “Kate” Hedgeman

A native of Albany, New York, Catherine “Kate” Hedgeman is the owner of the Hedgeman Law Firm. After college, Catherine pursued a career in government relations on Capitol Hill in Washington DC, when she decided to return to her hometown to attend law school, earning her J.D. from Albany Law School in 2000, where she [...]

By |2022-01-26T03:03:02+00:00February 2nd, 2022|Blog, Member Spotlight|Comments Off on Member Spotlight: Catherine “Kate” Hedgeman

Member Spotlight: Bridgette Stumpf

Bridgette Stumpf is the Executive Director of the Network for Victim Recovery of DC (a WBA Foundation grantee), a position she has held since co-founding the organization in May 2012. As part of this role, she developed the Legal Services and Pro Bono Programs at NVRDC. Bridgette is a co-chair of the newly formed Advocacy [...]

By |2022-01-26T02:41:24+00:00January 26th, 2022|Blog, Member Spotlight|Comments Off on Member Spotlight: Bridgette Stumpf

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|Comments Off on Member Spotlight: Gina Anders

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|Comments Off on Member Spotlight: Nory Dianne Miano

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|Comments Off on Member Spotlight: Amy Lyons

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|Comments Off on Member Spotlight Upnit Bhatti

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|Comments Off on Member Spotlight: Roya Vasseghi

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|Comments Off on Member Spotlight: Anne Collier
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