Connecting & Advancing Women

An organization committed to uplifting and empowering women in law around the globe.

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More than 150 events a year, join us!

Strengthen Your Practice

Build Your Connections

  • Join a Powerful Professional Community
  • Grow Your Business
  • Increase Your Referral Network
  • Give Business/Get Business
  • Participate in Global Networking Events

Collaborate with Colleagues

  • Cutting-Edge Legal Education
  • Members-Only Resource Library
  • Programming on Substantive Issues
  • Leadership Opportunities
  • Mentorship

Advance Women in Law

  • Promoting Women as Thoughts Leaders
  • Advocating for Women in Rankings
  • Expanding Speaking Opportunities
  • Promoting Member Achievements in social media, press and beyond
  • Encouraging Others to Champion Women in the Field

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What I value most about WWCDA is the ability to connect with women in the white collar defense field all around the globe. The members bond together, share referral sources and help improve the opportunities for all women in the profession.

Michelle Shapiro WWCDA Global Vice Chair

ArentFox Schiff LLP - Boston Chapter

3,000+ members, 100s have held government & corporate positions

48 chapters around the world

41 specializations amongst the members

150+ events held annually across the globe

Forging A New Path

WWCDA was formed to promote diversity in the white collar defense field & pave the way for those who follow. There was a time when being an ambitious woman in law meant that you were the only woman at the table. Now we are stronger in numbers and more powerful together.


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The exclusive WWCDA membership offers access to a community that supports you, fosters connections, and creates opportunities for your future growth.


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Member Spotlight

Caroline Judge Mehta

Washington DC Chapter Member describes her current practice and shares her previous experience as a General Counsel and the importance of WWCDA throughout her career.

Chapter Spotlight

Chicago Chapter

Hear from the WWCDA Chicago Chapter and Leaders, who share their inspirational and impactful experiences as members of the WWCDA.

Committee Spotlight

Partnerships & Special Projects Committee

The Committee is focused on growing and maintaining relationships with third-party organizations to give WWCDA and its members increased visibility.

More Powerful Together

Powered by relationships with the leading consulting and law firms worldwide, we have built a network of diverse and influential leaders while providing an array of activities to advance women in the profession.