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Aetna Commits to Utilizing Minority and Women-Owned Law Firms


Aetna Inc. joins NAMWOLF as a Corporate Partner.

Hartford, CT, August 27, 2008 --(PR.com)-- “We are thrilled to have Aetna join NAMWOLF as a Corporate Partner,” stated Yolanda Coly, Managing Director of NAMWOLF. “Aetna has been a strong supporter and we appreciate the company’s continued commitment to supporting the growth of minority and women-owned businesses,” she added. The National Association of Minority and Women Owned Law Firms’ (NAMWOLF) Corporate and Public Entities Partnering Program is comprised of companies and government entities that are committed to utilizing minority and women owned law firms as part of their outside legal counsel.

The NAMWOLF Corporate and Public Entities Partnering Program was created six years ago to recognize companies aiming to spend a minimum of five percent of their outside counsel budgets with certified minority and women-owned law firms. There is no cost to join the Program. More than 130 corporations and public entities have enrolled in the program, including: PepsiAmericas; Accenture, LLP; E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company; and Northwestern Mutual.

For more information about NAMWOLF or its Corporate and Public Entities Partnering Program, please contact Yolanda Coly, at 414-277-1139 or ycoly@namwolf.org. NAMWOLF is a national trade association that advocates for promoting true diversity in the legal profession by fostering the development of long lasting relationships between preeminent minority and women owned law firms and private/public entities.

NAMWOLF will be holding its fourth Annual Meeting and Law Firm Expo in Dallas, Texas on November 13 and 14, 2008. For more information please call 414-277-1139.

About NAMWOLF
The National Association of Minority & Women Owned Law Firms (www.namwolf.org) was founded in June 2001. Headquartered in Milwaukee, NAMWOLF is a national trade association comprised of minority and women-owned law firms who exhibit excellence in the legal profession. The primary aim of the organization is to advocate for the increased utilization of minority and women-owned law firms by major corporations and public entities throughout the United States.

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The National Association of Minority and Women-Owned Law Firms
M. Sharon Beans
414-277-1139
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www.namwolf.org
scollinsbeckley@namwolf.org

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