Chambers Women in Law Recognizes Amy Richardson of Harris, Wiltshire & Grannis
WASHINGTON, DC — June 3, 2015 – Harris, Wiltshire & Grannis LLP is pleased to announce that Amy Richardson has been selected as a finalist for Chambers USA’s Leadership in the Profession: Mentoring Lawyer of the Year Award. Amy was recognized for her exemplary commitment to mentoring female attorneys and for advocating on behalf of women at the firm.
“I am honored to be recognized by Chambers USA for this meaningful award,” said Amy Richardson, partner at Harris, Wiltshire & Grannis, whose practice focuses on white collar criminal defense, regulatory compliance, government enforcement actions and complex civil litigation. “Mentoring young women in the legal profession has always been a passion of mine and watching them grow into successful attorneys has been truly rewarding. Harris, Wiltshire & Grannis has provided an exceptional environment for women to advance their legal careers, and I am proud to be a part of it.”
Beginning in law school and continuing throughout her career, Amy has mentored more than dozen women, serving as a source of guidance and support for young female attorneys. She also launched a lunch series at Harris, Wiltshire & Grannis for female attorneys and staff, where attendees develop substantive skills and have candid discussions about women’s issues in and out of the office.
“Amy’s commendable mentorship efforts have helped further our firm’s inclusive, welcoming environment,” said Scott Blake Harris, chairman of Harris, Wiltshire & Grannis. “We are proud of her outstanding accomplishments and deep commitment to the growth of young women in the legal profession.”
Now in its fourth year, the Chambers USA Women in Law Awards honor outstanding women lawyers who have demonstrated a commitment to furthering the advancement of women in the legal profession. Honorees are selected based on the direct impact their mentorship work has made on furthering the advancement of women in law.
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About Harris, Wiltshire & Grannis
Harris, Wiltshire & Grannis LLP is a nationally recognized communications, information technology, international investment/national security, and litigation law firm. The firm’s clients include Fortune 500 companies, entrepreneurs, investors, trade associations, and non-profit organizations. As former senior government officials, federal prosecutors, Congressional counsel, and experienced litigators, HWG lawyers advise their clients on how government decision makers think, how legal and political institutions work in the real world, and how those institutions can affect a transaction or business plan. For more information, please visit www.hwglaw.com.