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Brigida Benitez

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.

Background

  • Benitez, Brigida was born on November 11, 1968.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science with high honors, University Florida, 1990. Juris Doctor cum laude, Boston College, 1993.

    Career

    • Partner, litigation department, international arbitration department Wilmer, Cutler, Pickering, Hale & Dorr, LLP, Washington. Speaker in field; member advisory committee Minority Corporation Counsel Association.

    Major achievements

    • 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).

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional journals. Editor (in chief): Boston College Law Review.

    Membership

    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).
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    Born November 11, 1968
    (age 49)