December 9, 2021 // Virtual Event at 5 PM


Members:$30 • Non-Members:$40 • Students: Free

The Women’s Bar Association of Illinois (WBAI) is calling for nominations for its 2021 Top Women Lawyers In Leadership Award. The awards will be presented at the WBAI’s Top Women Lawyers In Leadership Virtual Reception on December 9, 2021.

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.

2021 Top Women Lawyers in Leadership Honorees

Zelda Harris
Loyola Law School

Christina Martini
Partner and Global Head, Trademark Prosecution & Controversy Practice McDermott Will & Emery

Megan Lopp Mathias
Founding Partner
Lopp Mathias Law

Kristi Nolley
BatesCarey LLP

Hon. Shelley Sutker-Dermer
Presiding Judge
Municipal Department District 2

Sarah Toney
Managing Attorney
The Toney Law Firm, LLC

Sandra Yamate
Institute for Inclusion in
the Legal Profession

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If you have any questions about these awards, please contact one of the Top Women Lawyers in Leadership Reception Committee Chairs by click below or reach out to or (312)341-8530.

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