2010 Winners

2010 Highlights

2010 Winners

 

Pamela L Carter Award winner Anastasia D. Kelly Award winner Law Firm Award winners
Rainmaker Award winner Sharing the Power Award winners 2010 Program Guide

Pamela L. Carter Award
The award recognizes a woman who was formerly a general counsel and currently is the head of a major business unit or public agency. Her unyielding vision, core values and philosophy of using her achievements as inspiration are critical on her roadmap for success. Pamela L. Carter was General Counsel at Cummins, Inc. before becoming President of the Cummins Distribution Business.


Rose Ann Scanlon, Executive Director, Commercial Operations, AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals
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Anastasia D. Kelly Award
The award honors a general counsel who has manifested a sustained commitment to accelerate the ascendancy of women to senior leadership roles in the law department and beyond. Her unselfish commitment to advancing women has made a significant impact professionally and personally on those she entrusts. Anastasia Kelly is Partner, White Collar, Corporate Crime and Investigations Practice at DLA Piper.


Sheila Kearney Davidson , EVP & General Counsel, New York Life Insurance Company
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Lauri Shanahan , Former Chief Legal and Administrative Officer, Gap Inc.
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JenniferVogel , SVP, General Counsel, Secretary & Chief Compliance Officer, Continental Airlines
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Economic Empowerment Award
Presented in three categories, Law Firm, Woman Partner, and Women-Owned Law Firm, these awards recognize progress women have made by measuring what matters: the percentage of women on the executive or management, equity partnership, and compensation committees, and the percentage of women who are relationship managers.

Law Firm: This category recognizes a law firm that has made significant strides in advancing women by measuring what matters: the percentage of women on the executive or management committee, equity partnership committee, compensation committees, and the percentage of women who are relationship managers.


Faegre & Benson
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Women-Owned Law Firm

Beth Kaufman
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Woman Partner at a Law Firm

Mary Ellen Powers
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Rainmaker Award: Presented to a woman partner who manages a substantial amount of business exceeding $2.5 million annually, this award recognizes outstanding business generation efforts and exemplary client service.


KarenPopp, Partner, Sidley Austin
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Sharing the Power Award: This award is presented jointly to a woman general counsel or senior leader in a law department and a woman partner at a law firm who have collaborated to increase the economic empowerment of one or more female partners in that firm.


H. Gwen Marcus, EVP & General Counsel, Showtime Networks, Inc.
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Elizabeth McNamara, Partner, Davis Wright Tremaine
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