Almost A Century In The Making: Herrick, Feinstein Selects Its First Female Executive Chair

March 20, 2023 – Media Mention
Above the Law

Above the Law discussed Herrick naming Belinda G. Schwartz as its first female Executive Chair and how this landmark appointment coincides with women seeing more representation in the legal industry.

The article noted that there have been an increasing number of women joining the legal community and acknowledged that "[k]nowing that there are people like you in the places you want to be is a powerful force." In discussing Belinda's new role, the article stated that "[a]spiring lawyers just gained a new point of reference to show that they can call the shots too."

Belinda also discussed her new position advising that, "[i]t's a lot of hard work, it's a lot of luck, but it can be done. I hope it's helpful to women and others to realize that they can succeed at the top." 

Read the full article in Above the Law here.