An audience of in-house and private practitioners gathered for the
awards to celebrate the achievements of the region's female
practitioners across 26 practice areas, as well as firms' commitments to
the advancement of women in the legal sector.
Ambassador Charlene Barshefsky, former United States Trade
Representative collected the Outstanding Achievement award for her
cornerstone role in the development of US foreign trade policy over the
past two decades. Her agreement to open the Vietnamese markets, and her
role as architect and negotiator of China's WTO agreement, are prime
examples. Former chair of...