Dean Claudio Grossman
and the
Women and the Law Leadership Award Committee
present the

2015 Women and the Law Leadership Luncheon and Award Ceremony
honoring


Maryanne Lavan’84

Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary
Lockheed Martin Corporation

The American University Washington College of Law Women and the Law Leadership Award recognizes the extraordinary accomplishments of alumnae who have made significant contributions to the field of law and/or through their service to the law school.

Past recipients have included some of the most prominent and dedicated alumnae. View a complete list of the honorees.

Women and the Law Leadership Award

Committee Members


Leigh-Alexandra Basha ’85, Partner, Holland & Knight LLP *

The Honorable Dorothy Toth Beasley ’64, Senior Judge, Court of Appeals of Georgia (Retired)*

Pamela M. Deese ’83, Partner, Arent Fox LLP Member, Board of Trustees, American University *

Lia Epperson, Professor of Law and Associate Dean for Faculty and Academic Affairs at American University Washington College of Law

Jacqueline Jackson’74, U.S. Department of Treasury (Retired)*

Ellen Gleberman ’79, Vice President and General Counsel, Association of International Automobile Manufacturers *

Billie Jo Kaufman, Associate Dean for Library and Information Resources and Professor of Law Washington College of Law

Deborah Kelly ’88, Partner, Dickstein Shapiro LLP *

Karen Lockwood ’78, President and Executive Director, National Institute for Trial Advocacy *

Corrine Parver ’82, Founder, Health Law and Policy Project, Program on Law and Government Washington College of Law (Retired) *

Ann Shalleck, Director, Women and the Law Program, Carrington Shields Scholar and Professor of Law Washington College of Law

Daniela Kraiem, Associate Director, Women and the Law Program Washington College of Law

The Honorable Nan Shuker ’69, Senior Judge, Superior Court of the District of Columbia (Retired) *

Judy Smith ’85, Founder and President, Smith & Company *

Edna Ruth Vincent ’89, Principal, Colten, Cummins, Watson & Vincent *

Penny Wakefield ’79, Executive Board Member, Center for Human Rights, American Bar Association *

*Past recipients

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