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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2020 WWCDA Awards

The 2020 Annual WWCDA Awards honored Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and recognized champions in white collar practice, including defense, government enforcement, investigations, and compliance.

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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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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. 


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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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