Tanisha Reed Named to National Association of Women Lawyers Rising List

March 15, 2022

McGuireWoods counsel Tanisha Reed was named to the 2022 National Association of Women Lawyers Rising List honoring attorneys who are advancing in their careers, helping others succeed in their careers or fighting for the equality of women under the law.

Reed, a member of the firm’s Complex Commercial Litigation Department in Charlotte, focuses on banking and financial services, class action litigation, and government and internal investigations. She also advises financial institutions on remediation and the handling of disputes involving financial products and instruments. 

In addition to her success as a litigator, Reed was recognized for mentoring women within the firm and in the community. In her role as diversity liaison for the Complex Commercial Litigation Department, she engages women associates throughout the firm to offer support and career advice. She also participates in the Women Lawyers Network in the firm’s Charlotte office.

Reed, a graduate of Harvard Law School, was selected for inclusion in the North Carolina Pro Bono Honor Society in 2020 and was a finalist in the Future Leader category in Chambers and Partners’ Diversity and Inclusion Awards: North America 2021.

“It’s an honor to be included in this group of lawyers and leaders who are working tirelessly to help women thrive in the legal profession,” Reed said.

“Tanisha has impressed us all with her skill and dedication to the firm, her colleagues and our clients,” said partner Joy Fuhr, chair of McGuireWoods’ Women Lawyers Network. “We

are proud to see her receive this well-deserved recognition and look forward to the valuable contributions she will make in the years ahead.”

Founded in 1899, the National Association of Women Lawyers (NAWL) empowers women in the legal profession, cultivating a diverse membership dedicated to equality, mutual support and collective success. NAWL’s initiatives and activities include national and regional programming focused on giving women lawyers the legal and business skills to succeed.