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Wednesday, May 17, 2017


WBA/WBAF 2017 Annual Dinner & Centennial Celebration

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Start Date:  5/17/2017 6:00 PM
End Date:  5/17/2017 9:00 PM
   National Building Museum
   401 F Street, NW
   Washington, DC United States  20001
Organization Name: Women's Bar Association of DC/WBA Foundation
Contact: Elizabeth Mueller
   Phone: 202-639-8880

6:00 p.m. Presidents' Reception (invitation only)
6:30 p.m. Reception
7:00-9:00 p.m. Dinner & Program

Members: $135
Non-members: $175

Sponsorships are available! Click here for more information.

Refunds can not be processed after 5:00pm on Friday, May 12.

Dress: Business Attire

Join us in honoring our 2017 Woman Lawyer of the Year, Ana Reyes, Partner and Co-chair of the International Litigation Practice Group at Williams & Connolly LLP. Ms. Reyes focuses her practice on complex litigation and international arbitration. She has handled matters for foreign governments, foreign officials, multi-national corporations, and international organizations, representing clients conducting business throughout North and South America, Europe and Africa. She also devotes a substantial portion of her practice to pro bono work, representing refugee organizations and refugees seeking asylum in the United States. Click here to read more about Ms. Reyes' accomplishments.

Special Guests/Remarks By:
Mayor Muriel Bowser, Washington DC
Linda Klein, PresidentAmerican Bar Association

Our theme for this 2016-2017 bar year is “Looking Back, and Moving Forward
,” which celebrates the work of the WBA’s first 100 years, while acknowledging the work that still needs to be done to shape the future of women lawyers for the next 100 years. The WBA as an organization serves as a catalyst for women helping women. At this year’s Annual Dinner, we will be honoring women leaders who epitomize this theme and have furthered the advancement of women in the profession. The WBA looks forward to honoring and publicly saluting their achievements. 

Founded in 1917, the WBA is one of the oldest voluntary bar associations in the United States dedicated to the advancement of women in the law. Our Annual Dinner helps support the ongoing efforts of the WBA to maintain the honor and integrity of the legal profession, to promote the administration of justice, and to advance and protect the interests of women lawyers. Proceeds from the Annual Dinner also help support the WBA Foundation, a 501(c)(3) charitable organization whose mission is to leverage the generosity of lawyers and friends to support nonprofits that serve the legal and related needs of women and girls in the DC Metropolitan community

If you have any questions, please contact the office at 202-639-8880.

Thank you to our sponsors!


Williams & Connolly LLP
Eversheds Sutherland (US) LLP

Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp LLP


Bryan Cave LLP
Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C.
BuckleySandler LLP
Koonz, McKenney, Johnson, DePaolis & Lightfoot LLP
Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP
Cornerstone Research
White & Case LLP
Kalijarvi, Chuzi, Newman & Fitch, P.C.
Kirkland & Ellis LLP
Wiley Rein LLP
Freddie Mac
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP
Marth JP McQuade* & Nancy A. Long*
McQuade Byrum PLLC
Hogan Lovells US LLP
Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
Miller & Chevalier Chartered


KaiserDillon PLLC
Jack H. Olender & Associates P.C.
Sanford Heisler, LLP


iDiscovery Solutions
The Law Office of Jessica E. Adler*

Ain & Bank, P.C.
Jennifer A. Duane
Sitcov Director, Inc

*Indicates Past President of WBA and/or WBAF

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