Chicago, IL, July 26, 2014 --(PR.com
)-- The National Association of Minority and Women Owned Law Firms, Inc., (NAMWOLF®) announces that DuPont Legal has joined Nationwide and Wells Fargo in becoming treasured supporters of NAMWOLF’s upcoming Annual Meeting in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on September 21st -24th .
“At DuPont legal, we have been proud supporters of NAMWOLF for years as their events have stayed focused on their goal of ensuring minority and women owned law firms get a fair opportunity to compete for outside legal work. We hope others will continue to support NAMWOLF as we have,” states Mark Edwards, Corporate Counsel at DuPont.
"Nationwide is proud to support the National Association of Minority & Women Owned Law Firms, Inc., for their demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion in the legal profession,” said Pat Hatler, Executive Vice President, Chief Legal and Governance Officer at Nationwide.“ We want to pursue, develop and champion unique and talented associates at all levels. We actively promote the work of law firms who do the same.”
“NAMWOLF is a valued resource for Wells Fargo in our ongoing efforts to locate and vet quality certified diverse owned law firms for our legal needs.” Melford W. Walker Jr. - Senior Counsel - Wells Fargo Law Department.
“As we get closer to our Annual Meeting, it is great to see so many respected companies continue to sign up to not only be sponsors at our meeting but also be so passionate and active in NAMWOLF both in terms of helping us achieve our mission and also giving our 128 plus law firms the opportunity to compete and win business in several different legal practice areas. We are so grateful to have companies like DuPont, Nationwide and Wells Fargo part of our NAMWOLF team. We look forward to seeing in-house counsels across the United States at our meeting which is shaping up to be our best ever.” Joel Stern – Chief Executive Officer – The National Association of Minority and Women Owned Law Firms Inc.
The National Association of Minority & Women Owned Law Firms Inc., (http://www.namwolf.org) was founded in June 2001. It is a national trade association comprising a select group 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.