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I do believe women in the legal space will recognize this as another way that Husch Blackwell is uncommon and doing things differently. It’s a privilege to be a woman chief executive.
— Jamie Lawless, incoming CEO at Husch Blackwell, commenting on her rise to the top as a woman in the law, in an interview with the American Lawyer. Lawless, a business professional who does not have a law degree, will be part of the firm’s virtual office, The Link, and will join Catherine Hanaway, the firm’s chair, during a “really an exciting time in the evolution of [the] firm.”
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