NEW YORK, Sept. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The 3rd Annual Transformative Leadership Awards, presented by InsideCounsel magazine and the highly revered 12th Annual SuperConference, published by Summit Business Media, is now accepting nominations for the 2012 class through October 14, 2011, www.TransformativeLeadershipAwards.com.
These prestigious awards honor women general counsel and law firm partners who have demonstrated an unwavering commitment to advancing the empowerment of women in corporate law. The awards selection committee, comprised of more than 20 inspiring senior legal executives from the nation's leading firms and largest corporations, is spearheaded by Michele Coleman Mayes, Senior Vice President, General Counsel & Chief Legal Officer, The Allstate Company and Cate Flahardy, InsideCounsel magazine's Editor-In-Chief.
"We are proud that for the past two years the Transformative Leadership Awards has grown and garnered such a substantial following from corporate legal departments and law firms alike. We know there is more work to be done in advancing economic empowerment of women in corporate law, and we're happy that this event continues to celebrate and inspire those focusing on those efforts."
Nominations are being accepted in the following award categories:
- Pamela L. Carter Award
- Anastasia D. Kelly Award
- Mary Ann Hynes Pioneer Award
- Thomas A. Mars Pathmaker Award
- Economic Empowerment Awards (3)
- Firm Wide Policies
- Sharing the Power
The committee will be accepting nominations through October 14, 2011. For full program details, the selection committee, and submission instructions visit www.TransformativeLeadershipAwards.com. The 2012 class of finalists will be honored at a ceremonious gala dinner on April 24, 2012 in Chicago.
General counsel from the following prestigious firms and multi-national corporations were part of the 2011 class: Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP; CIGNA; Holland & Knight LLP; MasterCard Worldwide; Reed Smith LLP; Thomson Reuters; and United Parcel Service. The 2011 class was honored by more than 400 of their peers at the annual Gala Dinner held in May in Chicago.
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