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Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company Commits to Utilization of Minority and Women Owned Law Firms


Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company. joins NAMWOLF as a Corporate Partner.

Columbus, OH, June 12, 2009 --(PR.com)-- The National Association of Minority and Women Owned Law Firms (NAMWOLF) is proud to announce the latest Corporate Entity Partner, Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company NAMWOLF commends their decision to set a goal for utilization of minority and women owned law firms.

“We are proud to have Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company. join our corporate and public entity partners. This is an on-going demonstration of Nationwide’s commitment to diversity,” Yolanda Coly, Managing Director of NAMWOLF said. NAMWOLF’s 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 150 corporations and public entities have enrolled in the program, including: PepsiAmericas; Aetna, Inc.; Volkswagen of America 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 fifth Annual Meeting and Law Firm Expo in Chicago, Illinois from October 5-7, 2009. 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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Tiffany Weber
414-277-1139
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