2021 Spring Business Edition

The Best Lawyers Business Edition celebrates women lawyers who excel in their specific practice areas by highlighting their opinions and achievements within their specialty areas.

Cover Story

The horrific stories out of Guantánamo Bay nearly caused me to lose faith in the American principles of liberty and justice. Nancy Hollander turned out to be the ray of hope I was looking for.

An Army of Nancy

Rachel Shrewsbury

The horrific stories out of Guantánamo Bay nearly caused me to lose faith in the American principles of liberty and justice. Nancy Hollander turned out to be the ray of hope I was looking for.

Spotlight

Boarding School

Constance H. Baker

A thorough assessment of the pros and cons is essential when you’re deciding whether to take a position as a trustee for a nonprofit organization. Here’s a primer.

Paying It Forward

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One woman’s journey from immigrant daughter to immigration attorney: her passion, purpose, and pursuit of excellence.

The Athea Principle

Deborah S. Chang

How best to rectify the substantial gender imbalance in the legal profession—and the courtroom? Harness the legend of a butt-kicking Greek goddess and the collective power of six talented trial lawyers.

In Focus

Aim High and Fly

Khalil Abdullah

From a silent victim of hometown segregation to Air Force captain and lawyer of consummate skill, Karen Evans exemplifies leadership—and vows always to help those who seek to follow her path.

A Double Dose of Power

Constance Endelicato

Women in the Legal and Medical Professions Can Work Together to Dismantle Gender Inequality

Striking a Balance

Cecily T. Barclay

As you navigate your legal career, regular honest assessments of your professional, personal, and civic responsibilities and achievements will help you make the most of each.