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Annual Attorney Meeting

Save the Date for the 2021 WWCDA Annual Attorney Meeting: April 20. The meeting will be repeated on April 21 to accommodate attorney members in the Asia Pacific chapters. WWCDA’s Annual Attorney Meeting is our signature event and features powerful learning and networking opportunities.

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WWCDA Honoring

Black History Month

WWCDA is proud to celebrate Black History Month. WWCDA is committed to inclusion, diversity, equity, and access and applauds the many African American women who have been trailblazers in the practice of law. These women not only shattered industry barriers, but also made significant strides in advancing racial and gender equality. Because of them, we can.

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Connecting • Collaborating • Advancing™

WWCDA promotes diversity in the legal profession, facilitates networking and business development, and provides educational opportunities to women in white collar defense around the world.

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Explore Our Chapters

With thousands of WWCDA members across the globe, explore the resources, networking opportunities and events in your area.

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COVID-19 Prison Release Resources

COVID-19 Prisoner Release Resources

In response to the unprecedented situation posed by the coronavirus in the United States, WWCDAA has compiled a library of prisoner release resources for members.

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Important News

Women’s White Collar Defense Association Statement
Mourning the Death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

The Women’s White Collar Defense Association mourns the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a lifelong champion for gender equality and the second woman appointed to the U.S. Supreme Court.  We all owe Justice Ginsburg an immense debt, not only for her tireless work to dismantle legal stereotypes that reinforced unfounded distinctions between men and women, but also more broadly to her pathbreaking career, in which she personally overcame innumerable obstacles to her professional advancement and relentlessly pursued justice for all. 

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Women’s White Collar Defense Association Statement
Joining Together to Condemn and Fight Racism

WWCDA is committed to equality and inclusion; as an organization, we are outraged by the racism and intolerance that is prevalent in our nation and our criminal justice system. WWCDA asks our community, supporters and other friends to boldly take a stand.  Take action by, among other things, learning more about the issues, working to correct injustices, defending those who are wronged, and leading inclusively.  We invite you to join us in standing against racism and injustice in any form and in making changes to bolster justice for Black America.

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Advancing Women in Law Around the World

WWCDA facilitates women connecting, collaborating, and advancing in white collar defense around the world. We promote the common business and professional interests of women attorneys and other professionals who specialize in the representation of corporations, other organizations and individuals facing government enforcement actions, internal investigations, compliance and ethics matters. WWCDA promotes diversity in the legal profession, facilitates networking and business development, and provides educational programming.

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2020 Virtual Awards Gala

The WWCDA 2020 Virtual Awards Gala took place December 1, 2020, at 7 p.m. Eastern time. This year's awards were presented to former U.S. Attorney General Loretta E. Lynch, Salesforce's Office of Global Ethics, Karen P. Seymour, and Aviva Gilbert. 


Past Chapter Events

WWCDA has an active chapter network worldwide. View archived local chapter events.


2020 Annual Meeting

In 2020 WWCDA held its Annual Meeting and Leadership Retreat via Webex March 10th and 11th. In spite of the unexpected circumstances, well over 100 members still attended the Annual Meeting to learn more about what is happening at WWCDA. You can find our 2020 Program Guide online

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