FitzSimon accepted the award today, named for the first woman to chair the ABA Business Law Section, during the Section Luncheon at the Spring Meeting today in Los Angeles.
FitzSimon possesses a diverse career background, with experience as in-house counsel, corporate CEO, private lawyer, Justice Department attorney and bankruptcy judge.
Her longtime involvement with the ABA Business Law Section includes multiple leadership roles and much time spent encouraging and mentoring young female lawyers. FitzSimon is a member of the council of the ABA Business Law Section and chair of the section’s Ad Hoc Committee on Bankruptcy Court Structure and Insolvency. She has also served in several subcommittee leadership positions for the Business Bankruptcy Committee. She was chair of the section’s Educational Programming Board from 2007-2010 and co-chair of the Corporate Compliance Committee from 2003-2006.
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