NEW YORK, October 22, 2014—Duane Morris LLP is pleased to announce it was named a finalist on the Citywealth Power Women 2015 Awards short list in two categories: Champion of the Year: Mentoring and Company of the Year – Creating Change for Women.
Based in London, Citywealth connects global wealth management and private client experts dealing with ultra-high net worth clients through events and publications. The Citywealth Power Women Awards recognize individuals and companies who maximize the potential of women in wealth by supporting care-giving responsibilities, female leadership and diversity.
In the Champion of the Year: Mentoring category, Michael Grohman, managing partner of the New York office and chair of the firm's Wealth Planning Practice Group, was nominated for his leadership in guiding the office's pro bono efforts on behalf of GEMS, a nationally recognized organization that helps female victims of commercial sexual exploitation and domestic trafficking to realize their full potential.
In the Company of the Year – Creating Change for Women category, the firm earned a finalist spot for our award-winning Women's Initiative, which brings together women attorneys throughout the firm to exchange ideas, foster and expand business contacts and opportunities, and enhance attorney development. The Women's Initiative develops and sponsors programs on various topics, including women's leadership, legal trends geared toward female in-house counsel and practice-related issues.
Final voting for the second Power Women Awards 2015 is open now through November 28, with the winners revealed during a gala dinner on January 22, 2015. To view all of the award categories and to vote, please visit: http://www.citywealthmag.com/events/power-women-awards.
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