Start Date: 3/27/2018 6:30 PM EST
End Date: 3/27/2018 8:30 PM EST
Venue Name: Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP
1500 K Street, NW
Presented by: Leadership Task Force, Non-Profit Organizations Practice Forum, 20+ Years Expertise Committee, Diversity Committee & Government Attorneys Forum
Natalie Ludaway, Chief Deputy Attorney General, D.C. Office of the Attorney General
Caroline Fredrickson, President, American Constitution Society for Law and Policy
Laura Beckerman, Pro Bono Coordinating Counsel, Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington
Join us for an exciting panel featuring two prominent women executives in the government and non-profit sectors as they discuss their journey to these high-profile roles. The panelists will share insights into their careers paths, with a special focus on how they developed the management skills necessary to lead large organizations and teams.
Natalie O. Ludaway was appointed Chief Deputy Attorney General by Attorney General Karl Racine on February 23, 2015. In that role, she is responsible for managing the daily operations the 10 legal divisions of the Office of the Attorney General (OAG) as the agency works to promote the public interest, protect the District’s most vulnerable residents, reform juvenile justice, protect consumers, and preserve affordable housing. Ms. Ludaway’s daily work includes: overseeing and coordinating OAG’s representation of the District in defensive and affirmative litigation; directing OAG’s consumer work; overseeing OAG’s prosecutorial jurisdiction over all juvenile offenses and adult misdemeanors; directing OAG’s legislative affairs; overseeing OAG’s work in offering legal advice to the Executive Branch and other District agencies and officials; and oversight of OAG’s work to provide child support services.
For nearly 20 years prior to joining OAG, Ms. Ludaway served as Managing Member of the law firm then known as Leftwich & Ludaway. Before becoming Managing Member, she served as a partner and associate with the firm. A longtime civic leader in the District of Columbia, Ms. Ludaway has served for a decade as a member of the District’s Judicial Nomination Commission, which screens and recommends candidates for appointment as judges on the DC Superior Court and the DC Court of Appeals. She also served two terms on the DC Court of Appeals Committee on Admissions; is a former Chair of the DC Chamber of Commerce; and is a member and former officer of the Greater Washington Area Chapter of the National Bar Association’s Women Lawyers Division. Ms. Ludaway also serves as the Co-Chair of the Women’s Advisory Board of the Girl Scout Council of the Nation’s Capital.
Caroline Fredrickson joined ACS in 2009 and serves as president. She oversees the group and provides a steady hand of leadership to the nation’s leading progressive legal organization. During her tenure, Caroline has helped grow ACS, which now has more than 40 lawyer chapters across the country, student chapters in nearly every law school in the United States, and thousands of members throughout the nation. She is an eloquent spokesperson for ACS and the progressive movement on issues such as civil and human rights, judicial nominations and the importance of the courts in America, marriage equality, voting rights, the role of money in politics, labor law, anti-discrimination efforts, and so much more.
Before joining ACS, Caroline served as the director of the ACLU’s Washington legislative office and as general counsel and legal director of NARAL Pro-Choice America. In addition, Caroline was chief of staff to Sen. Maria Cantwell and deputy chief of staff to then-Senate Democratic Leader Tom Daschle. During the Clinton administration, she served as special assistant to the president for legislative affairs.
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