The National Association of Minority and Women Owned Law Firms, Inc., (NAMWOLF®)  announces that DuPont Legal has joined Nationwide and Wells Fargo in becoming valued supporters of NAMWOLF®’s upcoming Annual Meeting in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on September 21st -24th

Mark Edwards, Corporate Counsel at Dupont states, “At DuPont legal, we have been proud supporters of NAMWOLF for years  as their events have stayed focused on their goal of ensuring minority and women owned law firms get a fair opportunity to compete for outside legal work.  We hope others will continue to support NAMWOLF as we have.” 

“Nationwide is proud to support the National Association of Minority & Women Owned Law Firms, Inc., for their demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion in the legal profession,” said Pat Hatler, Executive Vice President, Chief Legal and Governance Officer at Nationwide. “We want to pursue, develop and champion unique and talented associates at all levels. We actively promote the work of law firms who do the same.”

“NAMWOLF is a valued resource for Wells Fargo in our ongoing efforts to locate and vet quality certified diverse owned law firms for our legal needs,” said Melford W. Walker Jr., Senior Counsel, Wells Fargo Law Department. 

Joel Stern, NAMWOLF’s CEO explains, “As we get closer to our Annual Meeting, it is great to see so many respected companies continue to sign up to not only be sponsors at our meeting but also be so passionate and active in NAMWOLF both in terms of helping us achieve our mission and also giving our 128 plus law firms the opportunity to compete and win business in several different legal practice areas. We are so grateful to have companies like DuPont, Nationwide and Wells Fargo as part of our NAMWOLF team. We look forward to seeing in-house counsels across the United States at our meeting which is shaping up to be our best ever.”

NAMWOLF’s Annual Meeting & Law Firm Expo will take place at the Philadelphia Marriott Downtown, September 21 – 24, 2014.  The event will feature numerous CLE sessions; sessions specifically designed for in-house counsel; a panel of leading General Counsels; a panel of Federal Judges; Keynote addresses by Don H. Liu, General Counsel and Secretary, Xerox and George Schell, Chief Marketing Counsel, The Coca-Cola Company; NAMWOLF’s Law Firm Expo, and many networkingevents.  Advanced registration is required and free for in-house counsel.  Please visit for more information.

The National Association of Minority & Women Owned Law Firms Inc., ( was founded in June 2001. It is a national trade association comprising a select group of minority and women owned law firms who exhibit excellence in the legal profession. The primary aim of the organization is to advocate for the increased utilization of minority and women-owned law firms by major corporations and public entities throughout the United States.

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