McDonough Receives NAWL Leadership Award

The National Association of Women Lawyers (NAWL) has honored Shook, Hardy & Bacon Chair Madeleine McDonough with its 2017 Leadership Award, presented each year to individuals whose personal contributions have helped advance women lawyers and promote diversity in the legal profession. 

Founded in 1899, NAWL has provided leadership and resources to advance women in the legal profession and advocate for women’s equality under the law.

Chicago Bar Association Executive Director Terrence M. Murphy is this year’s other Leadership Award recipient; Sen. Mazie K. Hirono (D-Hawaii) and Stephanie A. Scharf, Partner at Scharf Banks Marmor LLC, received the association’s Public Service Award.