Member of American Bar Association (standing committee election, law advisory commission), Barristers, Women's Bar Association District of Columbia (former co-chair litigation forum), Hispanic Bar Association District of Columbia (president), Hispanic National Bar Association (former vice president external affairs), District of Columbia Bar (pro bono committee).
Brigida Benitez, lawyer. Bar: Massachusetts 1993, District of Columbia 2002, Supreme Court of the United States Court, United States District Court, District of Columbia and United States Court Appeals (4th, 6th, 7th, 8th and District of Columbia circuit). Recipient Excellence in Legal Profession award, Mexico American Legal Defense and Educational Fund, 2004, Woman of the Year, Hispanic Business Magazine, 2005; National Hispanic Scholar.
- Partner, litigation department, international arbitration department Wilmer, Cutler, Pickering, Hale & Dorr, LLP, Washington. Speaker in field; member advisory committee Minority Corporation Counsel Association.