September 26, 2019 | by Wong Fleming
Wong Fleming Partners, Linda Wong, Daniel Fleming, Ramina Dehkhoda-Steele, Shahzad Qadri, Noel Yumo, and Tariq Zafar, and Senior Associate Dafney Dubuisson Stokes, attended the 2019 NAMWOLF Annual Meeting & Law Firm Expo in Los Angeles, CA from September 22-25, 2019.
[Pictured from left to right: Dafney Dubuisson Stokes, Linda Wong, Daniel Fleming, Shahzad Qadri, Noel Yumo, Ramina Dehkhoda-Steele, and Tariq Zafar.]
This four-day conference provided unique opportunities to connect with corporate counsel from Fortune 1000 companies and foster successful relationships among preeminent minority and women owned law firms and private/public entities. In addition to CLE sessions covering current legal topics, networking events, and keynote speakers, the annual Law Firm Expo was held on the second day of the conference. This signature event provided an excellent opportunity for in-house counsel to meet and schedule interviews with NAMWOLF law firms in a welcoming environment.
[Pictured to the right is Featured Speaker Yara Shahidi with Senior Associate Dafney Dubuisson Stokes.]
The National Association of Minority & Women Owned Law Firms (NAMWOLF), founded in 2001, is a nonprofit trade association comprised of minority and women-owned law firms and other interested parties throughout the United States. Many corporations and public entities interested in diversifying their outside law firm ranks have focused almost exclusively on the utilization of minority and female attorneys at majority firms. NAMWOLF’s Law Firm Membership is comprised of AV-Rated firms across the nation that represent major corporate clients.