Award announcement

Caitlin Maxwell recipient of inaugural Lerners LLP / WLAO Elizabeth Grace Emerging Leaders Award 2015

July 29, 2015

Lerners LLP and the Women’s Law Association of Ontario are pleased to announce that Toronto lawyer Caitlin Maxwell, founder of the feminist/social justice law practice Equity Legal, has been named the inaugural recipient of the Elizabeth Grace Emerging Leaders Award.

Named after Toronto lawyer and Lerners LLP partner Elizabeth Grace, the award presentation took place at the Women’s Law Association of Ontario (WLAO) Annual Award Gala on June 9.

Elizabeth Grace, the winner of the WLAO 2014 President’s Award, has been lauded for her outstanding service within the profession and her leadership role in advancing the position of women in law in Ontario.

To find out more about Elizabeth Grace, please visit our website.


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Caitlin Maxwell

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