The National Diversity Council Announces 2016 Top 50 Women Lawyers

The National Diversity Council Announces 2016 Top 50 Women Lawyers

Los Angeles, CA – – The National Diversity Council announces the 2016 Top 50 Women Lawyers, a definitive list of female executives, influencers and achievers impacting the legal field. These women have reached the top of their profession and are effective leaders within their organization. They drive change, contribute to business growth, and inspire others to succeed.

“The 2016 Top 50 Women Lawyers highlights the most extraordinary female leaders in the industry,” said Dennis Kennedy, Founder and Chair of the National Diversity Council. “The NDC is honored to recognize such distinguished women dedicated to continuous success in the legal field.”

2016 Top 50 Women Lawyers selection was based on the following criteria:

  • Top Leader in the organization and profession
  • Directly contributes to business growth or strategic direction of the organization
  • Maintains a record of accomplishments in their area of expertise
  • Effective role model who inspires other women and is active in mentoring the next generation of women in the industry
  • Operates with the highest integrity and ethical behavior
  • Demonstrates a commitment to corporate citizenship

For more information about the 2016 Top 50 Women Lawyers, please visit our awards website or contact Valeria St. Laurent at [email protected].

2016 Top 50 Women Lawyers

  • Jennifer Bellah Maguire, Partner, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP
  • Lisa Bodensteiner, Executive VP & General Counsel, SunPower
  • Angela L. Castro, Partner, DLA Piper LLP
  • Sharon A. Cheever, Senior VP & General Counsel, Pacific Life Insurance
  • Anne Choi Goodwin, Partner, Squire Patton Boggs
  • Carla Christofferson, Executive VP & General Counsel, AECOM
  • Aimee Contreras-Camua, Partner, Sidley Austin LLP
  • Karen L. Corman, Partner, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP
  • Dorian Daley, Executive VP, General Counsel, Secretary, Oracle
  • Darragh J. Davis, VP, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary, PetCo
  • Laura Fennell, Executive VP, General Counsel, Secretary, Intuit
  • Amber S. Finch, Partner, Reed Smith LLP
  • Barbara A. Fitzgerald, Partner, Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP
  • Brandi Galvin Morandi, Chief Legal Officer, General Counsel & Secretary, Equinix
  • Andra B. Greene, Partner, Irell & Manella
  • Tanya L. Greene, Partner, Kirkland & Ellis LLP
  • Julie Gruber, Executive VP, Global General Counsel, Corporate Secretary & Chief Compliance Officer, Gap
  • Susan L. Heller, Shareholder, Greenberg Traurig LLP
  • Karen P. Hewitt, Partner, Jones Day
  • Julie Hsu, VP & Deputy General Counsel, Americas, Yahoo!
  • Denise Jackson, General Counsel & Senior VP, AMN Healthcare
  • Michele D. Johnson, Partner, Latham & Watkins LLP
  • Julie M. Kane, Senior VP & Chief Compliance Officer, PG&E
  • Mary M. Kasper, Senior VP, General Counsel, & Secretary, Unified Grocers
  • Ann La Morena Rohlin, Partner,Norton Rose Fulbright
  • Sonia Martin, Managing Partner,Dentons
  • Barbara E. Mathews, VP & Associate General Counsel, Edison International
  • Patricia McCall, VP & General Counsel,Broadcom
  • Torrey J. McClary, Partner, Hogan Lovells
  • Carol Meltzer, General Counsel, Executive VP & Secretary,A-Mark
  • Lynn Miller, Associate General Counsel, Chief Litigation/Privacy Counsel,Tesla Motors
  • Susan C. Miller, Senior VP, General Counsel & Secretary,Avery Dennison
  • Tritia M. Murata, Partner, Morrison Foerster LLP
  • Kyuli Oh, Associate General Counsel, Electronic Arts
  • Marie Oh Huber, General Counsel, eBay
  • Heather M. Peck, Partner, Littler Mendelson P.C.
  • Bronwyn F. Pollock, Partner, Mayer Brown
  • Janis B. Salin, Senior VP, General Counsel & Secretary, Tetra Tech
  • Rikki A. Sapolich, Partner, K&L Gates
  • Lori A. Schechter, Executive VP, General Counsel & Chief Compliance Officer, McKesson
  • Dawn Smith, Senior VP, Chief Legal Officer, Chief Compliance Officer & Secretary, VMware
  • Joyce Y. Smith, Partner, Baker McKenzie
  • Hilary Ware, VP & Associate General Counsel, Netflix
  • Kathleen A. Waters, Senior VP, General Counsel & Secretary, Health Net
  • Aimee S. Weisner, VP & General Counsel, Edwards Lifesciences
  • Martha Wyrsch, Executive VP & General Counsel, Sempra Energy
  • Lily Yan Hughes, Senior VP, Chief Legal Officer & Corporate Secretary, Public Storage
  • Jeannine Yoo Sano, Partner, White & Case LLP

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