Section Newsletter Articles From E. Lynn Grayson

The remarkable life and times of Alta May Hulett By E. Lynn Grayson Women and the Law, February 2004 Remembered best as the first woman attorney admitted to the Illinois bar, Alta May Hulett's brief legal career was remarkable. Joining forces with Myra Bradwell, Illinois' first woman attorney, Ms. Hulett succeeded in passing legislation prohibiting sexual discrimination in employment practices and ensured the right for all women attorneys to join the bar and practice law.
18th Annual CWF Luncheon with Madeline Albright By E. Lynn Grayson Women and the Law, November 2003 The Chicago Foundation for Women celebrated its 18th annual luncheon and symposium “Inspiring Leadership” on September 25, 2003 at the Chicago Hilton and Towers.
Remembering the achievements of pioneering women in law and government By E. Lynn Grayson Women and the Law, November 2003 To fully understand and, more importantly, appreciate the professional success women now enjoy, requires a brief history primer.
Insights into career moves by women lawyers By E. Lynn Grayson Women and the Law, September 2003 A recent study reported in Recasting the Brass Ring: Deconstructing and Reconstructing Workplace Opportunities For Women Lawyers (29 Capital University Law Review 923 (2002)) shows women move more often than men, women move earlier in their careers than men and women are more likely than men to make moves characterized as horizontal or even downwards.
Azerbaijan: Patricia Bronte’s legal reform experience By E. Lynn Grayson Women and the Law, March 2002 Patricia Bronte, Jenner & Block partner, recently returned from eleven months in Azerbaijan, one of the newly independent states of the former Soviet Union. Pat served as a Rule of Law Liaison in Azerbaijan for the American Bar Association's Central and East European Law Initiative.
Women in Afghanistan By E. Lynn Grayson Women and the Law, March 2002 Since the tragic events of September 11, Americans have developed keener awareness of the political struggles within Afghanistan, including the plight of women.
Community outreach: Women In Need Growing Stronger (“WINGS”)—Providing support for homeless women and children By E. Lynn Grayson Women and the Law, October 2001 WINGS, one of the organizations supported by the Women Everywhere project, is a non-profit comprehensive transitional housing program dedicated to ending homelessness for women and children in the Northwest Chicago suburbs.


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