Litigation & enforcement partner Joan McPhee has been named the inaugural recipient of The Laurie A. Miller Leadership Award for the Advancement of Women in White Collar Defense by the Women in White Collar Defense Association (WWCDA). Ms. McPhee’s achievements in her career as a white collar defense attorney mirror Laurie A. Miller’s groundbreaking leadership in white collar defense and in advancing women in the practice. In addition, Ms. McPhee’s leadership has been critical in the founding of the WWCDA and in helping WWCDA to grow throughout the world.
The WWCDA was created 20 years ago to address the large gender gap in white collar law and provide networking, education, and business development opportunities for women. Since 1999, WWCDA has grown to more than 1,700 members in 39 chapters throughout North America, Europe, Latin America and Asia Pacific.
Ms. McPhee will accept the award at the inaugural WWDCA Awards Dinner Gala on December 3 in Washington, D.C. Ropes & Gray is a supporting sponsor of the event. Tickets to the event may be purchased here.
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