Connecting Lawyers To Justice

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Our Organization

Women Lawyers On Guard is a national non-partisan organization harnessing the power of lawyers and the law to preserve, protect, and defend the democratic values of equality, justice, and opportunity for all.

Who We Are

A network of lawyers and other professionals committed to preserving, protecting, and defending democratic values. Not “just” equality and justice, but also opportunity for all.

WLG was founded to help lawyers and other professionals use their skills to positively contribute to the causes that matter most to our democratic ideals.

Our members include many lawyers and other professionals who have become active for the first time in their careers, seizing the moment to make a demonstrable impact on our nation’s future.

 

Women Lawyers on Guard Board Members

Cory Amron

Cory M. Amron, Officer

Cory Amron was head of the IP practice group at Vorys, is a graduate of Harvard Law School and has actively worked on women’s and diversity issues throughout her nearly 40 year legal career. Learn more…

Deborah Barron, Officer

Deborah Barron is Founder and Executive Director of New Left Accelerator which empowers progressive leaders to transform their ideas into impact. She currently lives in San Francisco. Learn more…

 

Lorie Masters

Lorelie S. Masters, Officer

Lorie is a partner in the insurance coverage practice of Hunton, Andrews, Kurth resident in the DC Office, handling all aspects of complex, commercial litigation and arbitration. Learn more…

 

Courtney Toomath-West, Officer

Courtney is a member of the Women’s Bar Association of the District of Columbia and serves on the Phillips Collection Gala Committee. Learn more…

 

Pilar Velasquez McLaughlin, Officer

Pilar Velasquez McLaughlin currently serves as a senior attorney with the Office of the General Counsel at the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights in Washington, DC. Learn more…

Norma Hutcheson

Norma B. Hutcheson is Chair of the District of Columbia Board of Ethics and Government Accountability. Learn more…

 

Michelle Kallen

Michelle is the Deputy Solicitor General, Office of the Attorney General of Virginia. Learn more…

 

Houeida Saad

Houeida is a General Counsel in Washington DC for a healthcare accreditation organization, URAC, and is also a Registered Nurse. Learn more…

Stephanie Schlatter

Stephanie Schlatter is the Pro Bono Manager at Dechert LLP. Stephanie has also been an active member of the Women’s Bar Association of DC since 2008.
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Ashley Steinberg

Ashley Steinberg previously served as senior associate in the International Trade and Investment group at Hogan Lovells US LLP in Washington, DC . Learn more…

 

“Let us never forget that government is ourselves and not an alien power over us. The ultimate rulers of our democracy are not a President and senators and congressmen and government officials, but the voters of this country.”
Franklin D. Roosevelt, 32nd President
of the United States