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Inclusion Initiative Partners Make Commitment to Spend More Than $139 Million on MWBE Law Firms in 2012

13. Jun, 2012 • Categories: Members, Sponsors

Members of the Inclusion Initiative – comprised of the law departments at 25 large corporations across the country – today announced a new goal of spending more than $139 million this year on legal services provided by outside law firms owned by minorities and women (MWBE). The Inclusion Initiative was launched in 2010 in response [...]

Gonzalez Saggio & Harlan LLP Announces New Practice Area

12. Jun, 2012 • Categories: Members

Gonzalez Saggio & Harlan LLP ("GSH”), announced that it developed a Restaurant & Hospitality practice [...]

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Lim Ruger Lawyer Appointed to the Bench

24. May, 2012 • Categories: Members

Bruce G. Iwasaki, a Senior Partner of Lim, Ruger & Kim, LLP’s Litigation Practice Group, was appointed to the Superior Court of California by Governor Edmund (Jerry) G. Brown Jr.

Nemeth Burwell’s Linda Burwell Discusses Legal Guidelines for Internships

01. May, 2012 • Categories: Members

Nemeth Burwell Partner Linda G. Burwell appeared on Detroit affiliate FOX 2 TV on April 17th to discuss the legal guidelines distinguishing between student internships and unpaid employment with the station’s business reporter, Murray Feldman. Additionally, Ms. Burwell was featured on the same topic in a business report that ran on Detroit’s all-news radio station, [...]


30. Apr, 2012 • Categories: Members

Miami, FL – March 8, 2012 – World Trademark Review, the first and only definite guide exclusively dedicated to identifying the world’s leading trademark service providers, has ranked the law firm of Espinosa | Trueba, P.L. as one of the best trademark law firms in the world, and has named Board Certified Intellectual Property attorney [...]

The Miami Foundation Awards Daniel Diaz Leyva the 2012 Ruth Shack Leadership Award

22. Mar, 2012 • Categories: Members

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Inclusion Initiative Companies Surpass 2011 Goal; Spend Over $97 Million on Minority and Women Owned Law Firms

28. Feb, 2012 • Categories: Members

New Orleans, Feb. 27, 2012 — The Inclusion Initiative is a collaborative effort of companies committed to multimillion dollar annual goals for legal spend with minority and women owned (MWBE) law firms. The 17 companies participating in the Inclusion Initiative last year set an aggregate goal of $70 million for 2011 and exceeded that goal, [...]

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. Hires First Woman and First African-American as CEO

20. Jan, 2012 • Categories: Members, Sponsors

Wal-Mart Stores Inc., the world’s biggest retailer, said today that it has named Rosalind Brewer as CEO of Sam’s Club — the first woman and the first African-American to hold a CEO position at one of the company’s business [...]

Berens & Miller Advising Pro Basketball Players

02. Dec, 2011 • Categories: Members

Berens & Miller, a five-lawyer Minneapolis firm that served as local counsel to National Football League players in their antitrust suit against the league earlier this year, is now advising a group of pro basketball players in one of two antitrust suits against the National Basketball Association. Click here to read the entire article.

Patent Lawyer, Michael J. Buchenhorner, joins Rojas Law Firm as Of Counsel

15. Nov, 2011 • Categories: Members

Mr. Buchenhorner concentrates his practice in counseling, infringement studies, preparation, and prosecution of patents in high technology areas, including computer hardware and software, telecommunications, electronics, and bioinformatics. He has prosecuted hundreds of patents, dealing in subject matters such as telecommunications, computer technology, medical devices, and many other high tech areas. Prior to becoming Of Counsel [...]

Member Firm Gaffney Lewis & Edwards Recognized by Wal-Mart for Commitment & Dedication to Diversity

27. Oct, 2011 • Categories: Members

The law firm of Gaffney Lewis & Edwards, LLC was presented an award for excellence in diversity at Wal-Mart’s Outside Counsel Super conference.The firm was one of only five recipients recognized out of the 700 attorneys who represent Wal-Mart. "We are thrilled and honored to have received this recognition” said Regina Hollins Lewis, a member of the women-owned, [...]


12. Oct, 2011 Categories: Members

Emery K. Harlan Received the 2011 Community Service Award from the Waukesha NAACP. The award is given to an individual who is a compassionate humanitarian, dedicated to the pursuit of justice. Julian Bond, Former Chairman of the NAACP from 1998-2010, presented the award at the Annual Freedom Fund Dinner on October 8th.

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12. Oct, 2011 • Categories: Members

Nemeth Burwell, which has 29 staff members, ranked particularly high on employee education and development and diversity and multiculturalism. Overall, the firm was recognized for well defined HR programs non-traditional bonus structure generous health benefits high energy social events, including fun ways to celebrate firm and employee "wins” (both professional and personal) efforts to help [...]

Law Firm Member Madeleine Weldon-Linne: "Today about 20% of our firm’s cases are assigned by clients who gave our firm a chance because of our WBE status.”

12. Oct, 2011 • Categories: Members, Resources

Madeleine Weldon-Linne authored an article that was featured in the ABA Book published in July 2011: The Road to Independence: A Woman’s Guide to Forming Her Own Law Firm. The book highlights the history of national law firms founded by women. Madeleine Weldon-Linne describes her decision to start her WBE law firm and her affiliation [...]

Law Firm Member Janice Brown Featured in The Road to Independence: A Woman’s Guide to Forming Her Own Law Firm

12. Oct, 2011 • Categories: Members, Resources

San Diego – Brown Law Group founder and CEO Janice Brown has been recognized for her entrepreneurial spirit and continuing success in the legal field in a book about to be released by the American Bar Association on women lawyers starting their own practices. The Road to Independence: A Woman’s Guide to Forming Her Own [...]

Nemeth Burwell Honored on Crain’s 2011 List of "Cool Places to Work”

07. Oct, 2011 • Categories: Members

Nemeth Burwell, P.C., a NAMWOLF law firmin Detroit, announces it has been included on Crain’s Detroit Business 2011 list of Cool Places to Work. Nemeth Burwell, which has 29 staff members, was ranked among companies in the 1-50 category and was nominated by attorney Erin Behler, who joined the firm in 2009 after previously serving as [...]

NAMWOLF Corporate Partner Receives Diversity Award

12. Sep, 2011 • Categories: Members

The American Airlines Legal Department has been selected to receive the inaugural Diversity Award of Excellence from the Corporate Counsel Women of Color. "American’s commitment to diversity is not a slogan or a tagline,” said Gary Kennedy, AMR Corp. and American’s Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer. "Diversity and inclusion are part [...]

Gonzalez Saggio & Harlan to Receive Prestigious Minority Supplier Award

11. Aug, 2011 • Categories: Members

Gonzalez Saggio & Harlan LLP, the nation’s largest certified minority-owned law firm, has been named a 2011 recipient of the coveted Regional Supplier of the Year Award by the National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC).

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NAMWOLF Attorney listed Among Who’s Who of International Corporate Governance Lawyers

03. Aug, 2011 • Categories: Members

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Griesing Law Firm in Philadelphia Featured in ABA Commission on Women in the Profession Book

26. Jul, 2011 • Categories: Members

Griesing Law, LL Chas announced that it was selected as a contributing author in the American Bar Association’s Commission on Women in the Profession’s publication The Road to Independence: 101 Women’s Journeys to Starting Their Own Law Firms, which was published in July 2011.

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BSP/Cornerstone Charity Golf Classic to Benefit Cornerstone Schools

09. Jun, 2011 • Categories: Members

Bush Seyferth & Paige ("BSP”) is pleased to host the 2011 BSP/Cornerstone Charity Golf Classic to benefit Cornerstone Schools. This year’s event will be held on Monday, July 25, 2011 at the Birmingham Country Club in Birmingham, Michigan. In years past, the generosity of contributing sponsors allowed BSP to raise over $130,000 to support children in [...]


Jason Brown Launches Legal Blog

26. Apr, 2011 • Categories: Members

Executive Director & General Counsel Jason Brown today launches a legal blog titled Diverse Perspectives, a commentary on issues concerning diversity in the legal community.

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New Jersey’s 2011 Best 50 Women in Business

15. Apr, 2011 • Categories: Members

NAMWOLF Law Firm Member, Suzanne M. Cerra, Esq., President and founding partner of Nukk-Freeman & Cerra, P.C. (NFC),a highly regarded Metropolitan area employment law firm, has been named one of New Jersey’s2011 Best 50 Women in Business.

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NAMWOLF’s Michigan Firms Host ‘Meet & Greet’

15. Mar, 2011 • Categories: Events, Members

NAMWOLF’s Michigan firms hosted a Meet and Greet Session on Wednesday, March 2, 2011.


List of top Companies for Diversity

09. Mar, 2011 • Categories: Members, Sponsors

General Mills, Target, Wells Fargo on list of top companies for diversity. Read the full article here

Griesing Law, LLC Expands Intellectual Property Practice

08. Mar, 2011 • Categories: Members

Griesing Law, LLC is pleased to announce that Dina Leytes has joined the firm as an Associate. Click here to read more.


Former Yoss Partners Create National Minority and Women Owned Law Firm

07. Mar, 2011 • Categories: Members

A group of former Yoss LLP partners announced today the formation of a national minority and women-owned law firm.

NAMWOLF Welcomes 4 New Law Firms as Members!

01. Mar, 2011 • Categories: Members

We are very excited to announce the newest additions to NAMWOLF: Lehtola & Cannatti, PLLC; Paul Garcia & Associates; Pugh, Jones, Johnson & Quandt, P.C.; Thacker Martinsek LPA

Congratulations to all – welcome to NAMWOLF!


10 Ways to Expedite Contract Negotiations – Sideman & Bancroft

25. Feb, 2011 • Categories: Members, Sponsors

Click here to read the article by Polly Dinkel, partner at Sideman & Bancroft.

News Release from Nemeth Burwell P.C.

24. Feb, 2011 • Categories: Members

Bad Credit + Job Search Could = Employment Obstacle. Click here to read more!

NAMWOLF Congratulates Chan Law Group’s Victory

04. Feb, 2011 • Categories: Members

Chan Law Group LLP won precedential appeal invalidating patents again. Click here to read more.  


Patrick G. Seyferth, Bush Seyferth & Paige PLLC, Named Leader in the Law

03. Feb, 2011 • Categories: Members

Patrick G. Seyferth, Bush Seyferth & Paige PLLC, selected by Michigan Lawyers Weekly to "Leaders in the Law” 2011.

Nemeth Burwell, P.C. named "Best in Class”

10. Jan, 2011 • Categories: Members

Nemeth Burwell, P.C. won the "Best in Class” Award in the "Legal” category in the Interactive Media Council, Inc.’s Interactive Media Awards.

Emery Harlan Recognized by WLJ

03. Jan, 2011 • Categories: Members

Click here to read an article highlighting Emery K. Harlan, Chairman of the Board of Directors.

29. Sep, 2010 • Categories: Members

Shell Oil Company Takes Steps to Increase Utilization of Minority and Women Owned Law Firms MILWAUKEE, Sept.29 /PRNewswire/ — The National Association of Minority and Women Owned Law Firms (NAMWOLF) announced today that Shell Oil Company has become a member of NAMWOLF’S Corporate and Public Entities Partner Program (CPEPP). CPEPP advances diversity in the legal [...]

Bush Seyferth & Paige PLLC Admitted into NAMWOLF

12. Jul, 2009 • Categories: Members

Bush Seyferth & Paige PLLC was recently accepted into The National Association of Minority and Women Owned Law Firms as a Law Firm Member. Bush Seyferth & Paige PLLC was recently admitted as a law firm member of The National Association of Minority and Women Owned Law Firms. "We are thrilled to have Bush Seyferth [...]


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