San Francisco Business Times Announces Corporate Counsel Awards 2018
The following BASF members were included in the San Francisco Business Times’ Corporate Counsel Awards:
Member Elected to Women for WineSense’s Board
BASF Leader Circle firm member Brandi Brown, Coblentz Patch Duffy & Bass, head of the firm’s wine practice, was elected to the board of Women for WineSense, and will serve in the Secretary role. Women for WineSense is the premier wine education and networking organization for wine industry professionals and wine aficionados.
Fortune Magazine Announces Top Companies to Work for in the Bay Area
James Bruen Recognized as a Trailblazer by the National Law Journal
Human Rights Campaign Foundation Announces Best Places to Work
The following BASF Leader Circle firms were included on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality:
- Akin, Gump, Strauss, Hauer & Feld
- Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer
- Baker & McKenzie
- Bryan Cave
- Crowell & Moring
- Davis Wright Tremaine
- DLA Piper
- Fenwick & West
- Foley & Lardner
- Greenberg Traurig
- Hinshaw & Culbertson
- Latham & Watkins
- Littler Mendelson
- Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky & Popeo
- Morgan, Lewis & Bockius
- Morrison & Foerster
- Nixon Peabody
- Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
- O’Melveny & Myers
- Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe
- Paul Hastings
- Perkins Coie
- Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman
- Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton
- Shook, Hardy & Bacon
- Vinson & Elkins.
Best Places to Work inclusion is based on ratings in HRC’s 2018 Corporate Equality Index.
Queen’s Bench Bar Association Names 2018 Board of Directors
The following BASF members were named to the 2018 Queen’s Bench Bar Association board of directors:
Holly Schaitberger, Hersh Family Law Practice, as President; Anne Gyemant Paris, Gyemant Paris Law, as Immediate Past President; Kimberly Wong, The Veen Firm; and Jodie Smith, Moscone Emblidge & Otis as directors of the board.
Joan Messing Graff Honored as Woman of the Year by Assemblymember Phil Ting
Joan Messing Graff, former BASF board member, founding staff member of Equal Rights Advocates, and president of Legal Aid at Work, was recently honored as Woman of the Year by Assemblymember Phil Ting. Graff was honored at the State Assembly’s Woman of the Year celebration at the State Capitol for her decades-long fight for gender equality in the workplace.