About the Award
The ABA Law Practice Division, through the ABA Women Rainmakers, under the leadership of Martha Fay “Marty” Africa, established the annual Golden Hammer Award to recognize the work of individuals/entities that help promote women and diverse attorneys in the Division, the ABA, and the profession.
About Martha "Marty" Fay Africa
A founding member of global legal services firm Major Lindsey & Africa, Marty was the founder of the ABA Women Rainmakers. She was known for her great passion and many contributions to the legal profession as she focused on the advancement of women and minorities. On January 22, 2015, she passed away after a lengthy battle with cancer.