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YLD lauds Bass as its ‘Outstanding Women Lawyer’

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YLD lauds Bass as its ‘Outstanding Women Lawy er

Hilarie BassHilarie Bass, co-president of Greenberg Traurig, is the first recipient of the “Outstanding Woman Lawyer of Achievement Award” presented by The Florida Bar Young Lawyers Division.

Bass, of Miami, was honored at the Florida Association for Women Lawyers’ third annual Leadership Summit.

The Outstanding Woman Lawyer of Achievement Award, in its inaugural year, was bestowed upon Bass to acknowledge her professional excellence, commitment to community and the profession, as well as her dedication to the advancement and mentorship of women lawyers. Bass is a recognized leader in women’s advancement, and, as founder of Greenberg Traurig’s Women’s Initiative, she regularly inspires fellow women lawyers and challenges traditional gender stereotypes in the legal profession.

Bass has also been selected to become the president-elect nominee of the ABA. If elected in August, she will serve a one-year term as president-elect before becoming ABA president in August 2017.