February 05, 2020
Paul Genender, a Complex Commercial Litigation partner and the leader of Weil’s Litigation practice in Dallas, has been appointed to a two-year term on the Dallas Women Lawyers Association Foundation board of directors.
The DWLA Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization established to support the mission and work of the DWLA in its efforts to elevate the standing of women in the legal profession. In 2019, the Foundation funded DWLA’s bar study scholarships to graduating law students who demonstrated a commitment to scholastic achievement while furthering DWLA’s mission to elevate the standing of women in the legal profession. This year, the Foundation board will take next steps to develop grant criteria, distribute donated funds to worthy causes in support of DWLA’s mission and continue its fundraising efforts.
Mr. Genender is involved in several of Weil’s initiatives focused on diversity, inclusion and attorney advancement. Currently, he serves as co-chair of the Firm’s Taskforce on Women’s Engagement & Retention (TOWER) and sits on the Firm’s Diversity Committee.