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Member Spotlights2021-07-01T16:00:55+00:00
2807, 2021

Member Spotlight: Amy Conway-Hatcher

July 28th, 2021|

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 bribery, fraud and harassment) and keeps your name out of the media headlines. She is the first woman Special Counsel for the Commission on Judicial [...]

2107, 2021

Member Spotlight: Sameena Safdar Kluck

July 21st, 2021|

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 the Women of Color task force in 2019; I moderated a panel at the Dare to Make an Impact conference. In 2020, I live-tweeted a [...]

1407, 2021

Member Spotlight: Candace Beck

July 14th, 2021|

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 in the WBA and encouraged me to get involved at the perfect time! What benefits has your membership brought you? I love getting to know [...]

707, 2021

Member Spotlight: Meg Inomata

July 7th, 2021|

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 for meeting new attorneys in the DC area in the past year. Why do you think others should join? I have met many intelligent, inspiring [...]

3006, 2021

Member Spotlight: Janine Herring

June 30th, 2021|

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 from your membership? I have had the opportunity to work with incredibly talented lawyers, and in the process, I've gained a support network of friends, [...]

2306, 2021

Member Spotlight: Jenny Bi

June 23rd, 2021|

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 Conway-Hatcher, through WBA. She has always been there whenever I had a question about career or building professional relationships. I also attended WBA virtual events [...]

1606, 2021

Member Spotlight: Natalie Roisman

June 16th, 2021|Tags: , |

Why did you join the WBA? I initially got involved with the WBA by attending the Holiday Tea, which was organized by the WBA Communications Law Forum. I was seven years out of law school and had just left the government to return to a firm. I looked around the room at this amazing group of strong women lawyers from government and the private sector, and I knew I needed to be part of the organization. What benefits has your [...]

906, 2021

Member Spotlight: Ashley Bouchez

June 9th, 2021|Tags: , |

Why did you join the WBA? I joined the WBA to meet other young women lawyers outside my firm. I joined the WBADC during the height of the pandemic, when so many of us were struggling to connect with each other and advance in our careers when the divide between work and home life was not only blurred but basically obliterated. I hoped that joining would help me to overcome the inherent social and professional struggles that came along with [...]

206, 2021

Member Spotlight: Bridget Bailey Lipscomb

June 2nd, 2021|Tags: , , |

Why did you join the WBA? I admired the strong bond amongst the WBA members. I was a member of the DC Bar Board of Governors along with Paulette Chapman, Laura Possessky, and Amy Bess, and often saw them leaving DC Bar Board Meetings together to attend WBA events. I wanted to join them in their excitement around the WBA. What benefits have you seen from your membership? I have gained friendships and sisters that I never would have obtained [...]

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