PHILADELPHIA - September 29, 2020 - Meredith Slawe, co-chair of Cozen O’Connor’s Class Actions practice and co-chair of the Retail Industry team, has been recognized by The Legal Intelligencer as a 2020 Professional Excellence Award winner in the Best Law Firm Mentors category. The Professional Excellence Awards recognize attorney achievements across the Pennsylvania legal community in numerous categories including Distinguished Leaders, In-House Impact, Lawyers on the Fast Track, and Most Effective Deal Makers. This award specifically honors those most senior attorneys who have taken it upon themselves to prepare the next generation of legal talent.
In a recent Q&A held by the Legal Intelligencer, Meredith explained that she attributes much of her success in building a national class actions practice and the confidence she has gained over the years, to the many mentors who have helped her along the way. She stated, “The support of mentors has had a profound impact on my career path and professional fulfillment.” “My mentors have reminded me of all that is good about our profession, and I feel incredibly fortunate to have this robust support system in place.” Meredith also offered her advice to younger lawyers in today’s rapidly changing profession. She explained, “Find people you love collaborating with and keep an open mind when it comes to work opportunities.” Meredith also encourages those attorneys to ask plenty of questions, and keep an open mind as to where your career might take you.
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