The Houston Business Journal has honored Shook Partner, Veronica Gromada with the 2022 Women Who Mean Business Award. This award recognizes women in leadership roles who have demonstrated excellence in their careers and community. The criteria for selection included career achievement, contribution to company and city success, community involvement and leadership.
With more than 17 years as an attorney, Gromada’s career spans multiple achievements and advancements, including serving as managing counsel in litigation and tort for global retailer Walmart. In this role, she supervised one of the largest tort litigation portfolios in the nation and led one of Walmart's largest legal teams to protect the reputation and financial spend of the corporation. At Shook, Veronica plays a number of key leadership roles and has initiated a number of efforts to be ever intentional in the mentoring of associates and in the inclusive practices that lead to the further development of outstanding lawyers.
Gromada was recognized in a special section of the Houston Business Journal’s Oct. 21 weekly edition and during an in-person awards luncheon on Oct. 20 at the Marriott Marquis Houston.