2016 Horizon Awards Dinner

2016 Horizon Awards Dinner

A night to share the inspiring stories and achievements of the dynamic General Counsel-both women and men-who have worked for the advancement of women in the legal profession.


The inaugural Horizon Awards Dinner will be held October 5, 2016 at the historic Mellon Auditorium in Washington, DC. 

The Bridge Builder Award
Sloane S. Perras

Presented to a woman who creates and nurtures networks of women, advancing the empowerment of women and change in the legal industry.

The Sabatino Advocate Award
Craig Glidden
Presented to a visionary male general counsel who has worked tirelessly to help women advance in the profession.

The Hynes Catalyst for Tomorrow Award
Juliette Pryor

Presented to a woman who embraces collaboration to achieve sustainable results extending beyond her profession into the world community.

The Circle of Honor Award
Christine A. Edwards

Presented to a general counsel whose career has clearly helped women advance in the legal profession. Her personal integrity and commitment to excellence make her a role model both within and outside of the legal community.


Wednesday, October 5, 2016

Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium
1301 Constitution Ave., NW
Washington, DC  20240

Cocktails 6:30 PM
Dinner & Program 7:30 PM

The Horizon Awards celebrate the inspiring, celebrate the impactful achievements and recognzie the dynamic General Counsel-both women and men-who work for the advancement of women in the legal profession.

With five different awards (see side panel), WIHCL’s inaugural Horizon Awards Dinner will honor general counsel—both men and women—who have mentored women who have gone on to become general counsel, as well as women general counsel who have mentored women partners in law firms.  

Please visit the WIHCL Facebook page for more photos from the Horizon Awards Dinner.

A Special Thank You to our Sponsors....

Gold Level Sponsors
Baker & McKenzie LLP
Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP
General Motors
Ogletree Deakins
Reed Smith

Silver Level Sponsors
Cox Enterprises, Inc.
Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP
Crowell & Moring LLP
Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP
Jenner & Block LLP
Thomas and Joan Sabatino
Shook, Hardy & Bacon LLP
Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz

Bronze Level Sponsors
Ballard Spahr LLP
DLA Piper
Hendrickson & Long PLLC
Host Hotels & Resorts
Hogan Lovells
Ingersoll Rand
Jones Day
Latham & Watkins LLP
Miller & Chevalier Chartered
Rodriguez Law Firm
Sidley Austin LLP
Squire Patton Boggs
Vinson & Elkins
Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker
Winston & Strawn LLP
US Foods
US Steel


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