Cadwalader Shortlisted in Multiple Categories for Women in Business Law Americas Awards 2021

May 03, 2021

Cadwalader has been shortlisted in multiple categories as part of the annual Women in Business Law Americas Awards, which recognize both leading women lawyers and the law firms that have “impressive initiatives to promote diversity and women in the practice of law.”

Two Cadwalader partners have been shortlisted for “Practice area awards”: Jodi Avergun, chair of the White Collar Defense & Investigations practice, for “White Collar Crime Lawyer of the Year” and Bonnie Neuman, head of the Real Estate Finance practice, for “Real Estate Lawyer of the Year.”

In the overall “Firm awards” category, Cadwalader has been nominated for:

  • “Diversity Initiative – North America”
  • “Mentoring Program – North America”
  • “Talent Management – North America”
  • “Women in Business Law – North America”

Cadwalader has also been shortlisted in the “Jurisdiction awards” category for both “US – Northeast” and “US – South.”

The winners in all categories will be announced during a virtual awards presentation on June 10.

The Women in Business Law Awards research process includes an analysis of direct submissions, interviews with law firms and in-house teams and client feedback.