Culhane Meadows was proud to send a delegation of 8 partners to New Orleans from February 16-19 to attend NAMWOLF‘s 2019 Driving Diversity and Leadership Conference.
We are an active member of NAMWOLF (the National Association of Minority and Women Owned Law Firms), where selection for membership is highly competitive and only preeminent law firms with the highest qualifications are accepted as member-firms to this respected organization. Culhane Meadows is the largest women-owned national full service law firm in the U.S. and is certified as a Women’s Business Enterprise (WBE) by the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC).
Terese Connolly, one of our Labor & Employment partners in Chicago, was featured as a CLE panelist for a session titled: Preventing Scandals – Zero Tolerance for Zero EQ in the Legal Practice and at Trial. Other attendees from the firm included our co-founders Heather Haughian, Jim Meadows, and Grant Walsh, along with partners Cheryl Diaz (Dallas – Litigation), Mishell Kneeland (Austin – Litigation), David Leffler (NYC/Austin – Corporate), and Sharon Lewonski (Atlanta – Real Estate).
Founded in 2001, NAMWOLF is a nonprofit trade association comprised of minority and women-owned law firms throughout the United States. Many corporations and public entities interested in diversifying their outside law firm ranks turn to NAMWOLF’s carefully screened member firms to fulfill those needs. NAMWOLF’s Law Firm Membership is comprised exclusively of AV-rated firms across the nation that represent major corporate clients. NAMWOLF assists its Law Firm Members in developing strategic alliances, coalitions, and affiliations with large corporations, in-house counsel, and other legal trade associations. Through these efforts, NAMWOLF helps empower and raise the profile of law firms like Culhane Meadows that have demonstrated a commitment to diversity and inclusion.