The Baltimore Times Features Ava Lias-Booker, Recipient of Trailblazer Award

April 17, 2015

Titled “Baltimore attorney receives Trailblazer Award at National Summit of Black Women Lawyers,” the April 17 article profiles Ava as managing partner of McGuireWoods’ Baltimore office and recipient of the Trailblazer in Excellence and Diversity Award. Ava received the award on April 10 at the 2015 National Summit of Black Women Lawyers in recognition of her career accomplishments and efforts to support and advance diversity in the legal profession. The article quotes Ava and notes that she served as featured speaker on two panels at the three-day summit: “All Eyes on Us: Combating the Decline of Black Female Associates” and “Make it Rain: Building a Multi-Million Dollar Book of Business.” Subscribers can read the full text of the article at For more information, please see our press release.