Legal Momentum and Boies Schiller Flexner Force Backpage Retreat

New York, NY, April 9, 2018—“Legal Momentum applauds the Department of Justice for taking decisive action to shut down the Backpage website on Friday, April 6. This action will prevent countless more victims, including our most vulnerable children, from being trafficked online for sex. We believe the DOJ’s action sends a strong signal to other outlets looking to mimic Backpage’s heinous behavior,” said G. Elaine Wood, Chair of the Board of Legal Momentum.

Leading Feminist Organizations Convene Summit to Discuss Solutions for Sexual Harassment

Enough is Enough Summit & Briefing April 25, 2018; Washington, DC

NEW YORK, NY - The Enough Is Enough campaign, launched in December by coalition partners National Organization for Women (NOW), Legal Momentum, Feminist Majority, National Congress of Black Women, UNITE HERE, and Alianza Nacional de Campesinas, is holding a one-day summit and congressional briefing on April 25, 2018 in Washington, D.C.

The Perkins Fund's Sonja Hoel Perkins Receives Legal Momentum’s 2018 Women of Achievement Award

NEW YORK, March 15, 2018—Sonja Hoel Perkins, a long-time venture capitalist who founded The Perkins Fund in 2016, will be honored with a 2018 Women of Achievement Award by Legal Momentum, the Women’s Legal Defense and Education Fund, at its Women of Achievement Awards Dinner on March 21, 2018 in San Francisco. Legal Momentum leads action for the legal rights of women through education and advocacy.

Facebook’s Ashlie Beringer Receives Legal Momentum’s Women of Achievement Award

NEW YORK, March 13, 2018—Facebook’s Vice President and Deputy General Counsel (Regulatory, Product, Privacy), Ashlie Beringer, will be honored with a 2018 Women of Achievement Award by Legal Momentum, the Women’s Legal Defense and Education Fund, at its Women of Achievement Awards Dinner on March 21, 2018 in San Francisco. Legal Momentum leads action for the legal rights of women through education and advocacy. The award recognizes women who have achieved distinction in law, business, and public service.

Rodan + Fields’s Michelle Leetham Receives Legal Momentum’s Women of Achievement Award

NEW YORK, March 13, 2018— Michelle Leetham, Chief Legal Officer & Secretary at Rodan + Fields’, the #1 skincare brand in the U.S.[1] and one of the fastest-growing disruptors in beauty,will be honored with a 2018 Women of Achievement Award by Legal Momentum, the Women’s Legal Defense and Education Fund, at its Women of Achievement Awards Dinner on March 21, 2018 in San Francisco. Legal Momentum leads action for the legal rights of women through education and advocacy. The award recognizes women who have achieved distinction in law, business, and public service.

Mlegal Group’s Natasha Innocenti Receives Legal Momentum’s 2018 Women of Achievement Award

NEW YORK, March 5, 2018—Natasha Innocenti, a Partner at Mlegal Group, will be honored with a 2018 Women of Achievement Award by Legal Momentum, the Women’s Legal Defense and Education Fund, at its Women of Achievement Awards Dinner on March 21, 2018 in San Francisco. Legal Momentum leads action for the legal rights of women through education and advocacy. The award recognizes women who have achieved distinction in law, business, and public service.

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