In Person

National Association of Women Lawyers' Annual Meeting

July 20 – 21, 2022
Hilton Chicago – 720 South Michigan Avenue
Event details
July 20 – 21, 2022
12:00 am
Hilton Chicago – 720 South Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL

Event summary

Cooley is a proud sponsor of the National Association of Women Lawyers' Annual Meeting. This event marks Cooley partner DeAnna Allen's tenure as NAWL president. Leading women lawyers from across the US and abroad are being recognized and honored for their significant impact to improve and diversify the legal profession, as well as NAWL members who, through their time and effort, have made exceptional contributions to fulfilling NAWL's mission. This year's program focuses on the theme of "Metamorphosis: Reemerge Transformed" and will feature Dr. Carli Kody, licensed psychologist and mPEAK Team co-founder and Linda Clemons, body language expert and CEO of Sisterpreneur.

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Featured agenda items

Thursday, July 21: 10:45 – 11:45 am CT

Pivot to Transform: Make Your Side Hustle Your Success

Cooley partner Laurie Bauer will moderate this panel.

Inspiring women lawyers turned entrepreneurs, each of whom took the leap of faith and launched her side hustle into a successful business.

Thursday, July 21: 10:45 – 11:45 am CT

Preserving Democracy by Protecting the Vote: Election Laws & Voting Rights

Cooley pro bono counsel Kristen Johnson will moderate this panel.

In the last decade, people eligible to vote in US elections have faced increasing barriers to participating in a central aspect of democratic governance. In conversation, this panel of voting rights and election law lawyers will unpack “how we got here” on the voting rights front and explore what all of us can do to ensure the right to vote is protected.

For more information, please email Mia LaFlore.

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