(November 14, 2006, Weil Gotshal News)
Stephen J. Dannhauser, the Chairman
of Weil, Gotshal & Manges, is being honored with the inaugural “Champion
for Diversity” award by Legal Momentum. The award, the first ever given
in the legal community, is designed to highlight excellence and leadership
in the law. Mr. Dannhauser is being recognized as a result of his, and
the firm’s, long-standing commitment to women’s rights.
Legal Momentum is the nation’s oldest legal advocacy organization devoted
to using the law to advance and expand the rights of women and girls and
to shape public policies. Since its inception 36 years ago, the organization
has been involved in such issues as the prevention of violence against
women and promoting affordable child care.