The Top 50 Women Lawyers Award specifically recognizes the achievements of women who are breaking barriers and setting high standards for themselves and others. Women in the law face unique challenges, and we hope to inspire young women to face such hurdles with confidence and pursue their dreams in law. Every year, the National Diversity Council compiles a list of the Top 50 Women Lawyers to feature the highest caliber of executive female leaders within the law sector. These women are the most prominent leaders, and they have reached the top of their profession by being effective leaders in their organization. They drive change, innovate, and inspire others to succeed while contributing to business growth.
The Top 50 Women Lawyers meet the following criteria: