WilmerHale Partner Brigida Benitez was selected as Woman of the Year in the recent issue of Hispanic Business magazine. Ms. Benitez was chosen for this national honor in recognition for her "outstanding leadership," "wide-ranging influence" and "service to the Hispanic community." Ms. Benitez is a top litigator with a national appellate and trial practice.
Hispanic Business is an award-winning magazine that covers the leading business and financial news of the $700 billion Hispanic market in America. Each year the magazine chooses the woman of the year from its list of the 80 "most influential and successful Hispanic women in all sectors of business, government, and academia." For example, this year's list includes senior executives and general counsels of the Fortune 500, as well as Federal judges and other government leaders. Ms. Benitez will be the keynote speaker at 2005 Woman of the Year Awards on June 23, 2005. To learn more about this honor click here.