Law360's Corporate Counsel has named Tara Lee (Washington, DC), a partner at global law firm White & Case LLP, among the honorees in its 2020 Women, Influence & Power in Law Awards special report. The annual report "honors women who have demonstrated a commitment to advancing the empowerment of women in law," according to Corporate Counsel. Lee was recognized in the Collaborative Leadership category.
The Women, Influence & Power in Law Awards honor North American general counsel and law firm partners who have demonstrated a commitment to advancing the empowerment of women in law and have shown extraordinary leadership in their careers. "The honorees for these awards stand out because they are business strategists, complex problem-solvers, and of course, great lawyers," Corporate Counsel reports.
Tara Lee is one of the leading trial lawyers in the United States. She was named the US Trial Lawyer of the Year in 2017 by Benchmark Litigation, the first woman ever to receive that distinction. Her investigations and litigation practice includes some of the highest profile civil litigation, white collar and corporate crime, and investigations in the country. She has numerous awards for her skills as a trial advocate and has been consistently ranked as one of America's leading lawyers by Chambers USA.