The Top Women Lawyers In Leadership Award emphasizes the accomplishments and diverse backgrounds of women who are making major professional contributions through their service in a leadership role. Candidates include elite women lawyers who have created growth in a given field and shown future potential or gone beyond traditional mentoring to create new pathways. Nominees should be leading women lawyers in academia, business, entrepreneurship, general counsels, public office, trade, labor, journalism, or the community.

2020 Honorees

Bridget Duignan

Managing Partner
Latherow & Duignan

Barbara N. Flores

Commissioner
Illinois Workers’ Compensation Commission

Josie Gough

Assistant Dean for
Inclusion, Diversity, and Equity
Loyola University Chicago School of Law

Hon. Mary Cay Marubio

Pretrial Division
Circuit Court of Cook County

Fiona McEntee

Managing Attorney
McEntee Law

Ngozi Okorafor

Director of Employment Actions
Cook County Sheriff's Department

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