In honor of the 15th anniversary of the Gender Fairness Committee, the HBA presented an evening event on Tuesday, April 24. Attendees enjoyed networking, hors d’oeuvres, and a keynote speech by American Bar Association President Hilarie Bass, as well as presentations by committee founder and former HBA President Tom Godbold; current HBA President Alistair Dawson; current Committee Co-Chairs Elizabeth A. Campbell, Amanda G. Halter and Cheryl Elliott Thornton; and former Committee Co-Chair Kristin Kruse Lotz.
The committee also handed out copies of its Gender Fairness Initiative, an aspirational agreement to promote gender equity in the legal workplace.
Thank you to the organizations that generously sponsored the event.
Platinum Sponsor: Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittmann LLP
- Blank Rome LLP
- Compass Reporting Group
- Fronteo USA
- Liskow & Lewis
- North American Consultants, Inc.
- Praetorian Protective Services Corp.
- ProActive Arbitration
- Thompson & Knight LLP
Additional Sponsor: The Hon. Sylvia Matthews
Venue Obtained by: Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
Special thanks to the committee co-chairs, as well as sponsorship subcommittee co-chairs Sherra Gilbert and Jacquelyn McAnelly. Thanks also to our keynote speaker, Ms. Bass.