Margaret Brent Women Lawyers of Achievement Award

The Margaret Brent Women Lawyers of Achievement Award, established by the ABA Commission on Women in the Profession in 1991, recognizes and celebrates the accomplishments of women lawyers who have excelled in their field and have paved the way to success for other women lawyers.

2016 Luncheon

Sunday, August 7th - Noon - 2:00 p.m.

Moscone West Convention Center - San Francisco, CA
(ABA Annual Meeting)


  • Ginger Ehn Lew; Managing Director and General Counsel; Cube Hydro Partners LLC; Bethesda, MD

  • Roberta D. Liebenberg; Senior Partner; Fine, Kaplan and Black, R.P.C.; Philadelphia, PA

  • Nancy E. O’Malley; District Attorney; Alameda County District Attorney's Office; Oakland, CA

  • Judith W. Rogers; Circuit Judge; U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit; Washington, DC

  • Judith A. Scott; General Counsel, Service Employees International Union (SEIU) and Senior Partner, James & Hoffman, P.C.; Washington, DC

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Previous Award Recipients

Honorees receiving the Margaret Brent Award have achieved professional excellence in their field and

  • influenced other woman to pursue legal careers,
  • opened doors for women lawyers in a variety of job settings that historically were closed to them, and/or
  • advanced opportunities for women within a practice area or segment of the profession.

 View the list of distinguished award recipients