The University of Maryland, Francis King Carey School of Law’s Black Law Students Association (BLSA) has selected Lynnette Espy-Williams this year’s Graduate of the Year Award. The Graduate of the Year Award is presented to a Maryland Carey Law BLSA graduate who has committed their career to advancing the goals of the National Black Law Students Association.
Lynnette serves as the firm's Chief Diversity Officer. She has experience in litigating a wide variety of civil and commercial matters, including matters pertaining to mass and complex torts, professional liability, premises liability, products liability, contract disputes, and extracontractual disputes, including defending bad faith claims.
About Maryland Carey Law
The University of Maryland School of Law was authorized by the Maryland legislature in 1813 and began regular instruction in 1824. It is one of the oldest law schools in the nation, but its innovative programs make it one of the liveliest and most dynamic today. Maryland Law stands among five other professional schools on the University of Maryland, Baltimore campus. It has taken advantage of this location to become an integral part of the Baltimore-Washington legal and business community.
About Cozen O'Connor
Established in 1970, Cozen O’Connor has more than 750 attorneys who help clients manage risk and make better business decisions. The firm counsels clients on their most sophisticated legal matters in all areas of the law, including litigation, corporate, and regulatory law. Representing a broad array of leading global corporations and middle market companies, Cozen O’Connor services its clients’ needs through 29 offices across two continents.