2022 Awards Gala



Join us at the prestigious 2022 WWCDA Awards Gala on November 29
in Washington, D.C. for a star-studded evening honoring trailblazers across
white collar law. Enjoy an exciting evening of outstanding programming
with Former U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch as the emcee.

Cocktails 6:00 PM | Dinner & Award Ceremony 7:00 PM | Cocktail or Business Attire

Event is SOLD OUT

Congratulations to the 2022 Honorees

WWCDA Champion Award

Supreme Court Justice
Ketanji Brown Jackson
Associate Justice
U.S. Supreme Court
(appearance by video)


Lisa Osofsky
Lisa Osofsky
Director, UK Serious Fraud Office (SFO)
Former FBI Deputy General Counsel


WWCDA Laurie A. Miller Leadership Award

Leslie R. Caldwell
Leslie Caldwell
Former Chief of the DOJ Criminal Division and Enron Task Force  Retired Partner, Latham & Watkins LLP

WWCDA Group Award

Novartis

Nora Connors
Nora Connors
Director,
Federal Government Affairs
Novartis

Karen Hale
Karen Hale
Chief Legal Officer
Novartis
    (appearance by video)

WWCDA Catherine M. O’Neil
Mentoring Award

Emily Agnoli
Emily Agnoli
Managing Associate
Disputes & Investigations
Simmons & Simmons LLP

WWCDA Justice Ginsburg
Law Student Award

Nancy Eriksen
Nancy Eriksen
Candidate for Juris Doctor, 2023
Stetson University College of Law

Master of Ceremonies

Loretta Lynch, Former U.S. Attorney General
Partner, Paul Weiss




Program Speakers 

Sally Q. Yates
Former U.S. Deputy
Attorney General
Partner, King & Spalding

Jamie S. Gorelick
Former U.S. Deputy
Attorney General
Partner, WilmerHale

Chief Judge Beryl Howell
Chief Judge Beryl Howell
U.S. District Court for the
District of Columbia
Ellen S. Podgor
Professor, Stetson University College of Law

Matthew Barton
General Counsel, Petrofac
(appearance by video)
Carrie Cohen
Carrie Cohen
Partner, Morrison Foerster LLP

Zach Fardon
Zach Fardon
Chair of Government Matters Group, King & Spalding
Former U.S. Attorney for the N.D. Ill.


Need a Hotel?

Book a hotel room at the Conrad 
Or book a room at the sister hotel across the street, Embassy Suites.


About The WWCDA Awards

The prestigious WWCDA Awards recognize the legacy of trailblazers and their tremendous contributions in support of women and diversity in the white collar field of law. Learn more about these distinguished awards, including prior recipients.


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COVID safe event practices and waiver of liability will be required
. Attendees must be fully vaccinated or have a negative COVID test (taken within 24 hours of the event). In accordance with local regulations, masks are optional. By accepting this invitation, you are confirming that you will only attend the event if you comply with these requirements and that you will not attend the event if you feel unwell or experience any COVID symptoms. Please note that while WWCDA is putting in place a range of precautions to ensure the health and safety of event attendees, by accepting this invitation, you are confirming that you understand and assume the risk of possible COVID exposure. Further, by attending the event, you assume all risks, hazards, and dangers arising from or relating in any way to the risk of contracting COVID, whether that exposure occurs before, during, or after the event, and regardless of how caused or contracted, and you hereby waive any and all claims and potential claims against the Women's White Collar Defense Association.

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