Stonewall Award Honorees of 2019 | Interviews

Mark Agrast

Executive Vice President and Executive Director of the American Society of International Law, has a long history of working to advance the rights of LGBT persons. He has served in numerous leadership capacities in the American Bar Association, including as a member of its Board of Governors and its Executive Committee, as a longtime member of the House of Delegates, and as chair of the Commission on Immigration, the Commission on Disability Rights, and the Section of Individual Rights and Responsibilities

Mary Eaton

Partner at Willkie, Farr & Gallagher LLP in New York, has combined her litigation practice with extensive pro bono work on behalf of LGBT clients. Eaton began pro bono work while in law school, representing prisoners in inter­nal disciplinary proceedings and parole applications. She continued it at Cravath Swaine & Moore for five years and then at Willkie, where she has worked for the last 13 years, becoming a partner in 2007.

Sharon McGowan

Chief Strategy Officer and Legal Director at Lambda Legal., leading a talented team of over 30 attorneys and paraprofessionals who advocate for LGBT communities throughout the country. Previously, McGowan served as the Principal Deputy Chief of the Appellate Section of the Civil Rights Division in Department of Justice. Earlier in her career, McGowan was a Staff Attorney with the ACLU's Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender & AIDS Project.

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