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WJA 2020: Jamie Zveitel Kwiatek, Polsinelli

Through her career of more than 35 years, Jamie Zveitel Kwiatek has become known for significant “firsts.” As a law student at the University of Colorado, she was half of the school’s first father-daughter legacy duo. Later, she became her ...

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WJA 2020: Jennifer M. McAdam, National Association of Insurance Commissioners

Jennifer McAdam is a team player and a team builder, whether she’s working with insurance companies on data privacy or enabling other attorneys to take pro bono cases. She is senior counsel at the National Association of Insurance Commissioners, a ...

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WJA 2020: Danielle Atchison, Mdivani Corporate Immigration Law Firm

Danielle Atchison fights for her clients on and off the clock, serving as a business immigration attorney at Mdivani Corporate Immigration Law Firm while also working on pro bono cases for those facing struggles with immigration and domestic abuse. Atchison ...

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WJA 2020: Debbie Rush, Thompson Coburn

Debbie Rush said many things have changed in the world of law since she joined what then was known as Thompson & Mitchell, but one of the best has been seeing more women in leadership roles than she did in ...

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WJA 2020: Jacqueline Redmond, Sandberg Phoenix & von Gontard

Jacqueline Redmond defends companies large and small, from the Fortune 500 to mom-and-pop operations. As a shareholder at Sandberg Phoenix & von Gontard, Redmond specializes in civil litigation defenses in toxic torts, chemical litigation and product liability matters. In the ...

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WJA 2020: Jami L. Boyles, Lewis Rice

Jami Boyles rose through the ranks at Lewis Rice to wind up in a position she never expected, and she credits quality mentorship for helping to guide her along the way. Boyles, who starting with the firm as a summer ...

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WJA 2020: Amanda E. Colvin, Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner

Amanda Colvin lives by a simple mantra: Know your worth, to yourself and to the world. Colvin is a partner at Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner, practicing primarily in labor and employment law and serving in the Labor and Employment Client ...

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WJA 2020: Leilani R. Leighton, Henderson Engineers

Leilani Leighton grew up loving murder mysteries and dreamed of a career in forensics. But along the way, she found herself working through mysteries from a different angle.

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WJA 2020: Leslie A. Greathouse, Spencer Fane

As general counsel of Spencer Fane, Leslie Greathouse is part of an elite club: She’s believed to be the only woman general counsel for a Missouri law firm and one of only a handful in the nation.

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WJA 2020: Sara Yang Bosco, Emerson

Sara Yang Bosco has long been her family’s designated lawyer, and for good reason. She grew up as the most vocal child in a large family, and her parents encouraged her to become a lawyer to take advantage of her natural talents.

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