Photos: National Association of Minority and Women Owned Law Firms
a special appearance at the Philadelphia Zoo this year but rather
something entirely more interesting than that. NAMWOLF stands for the National Association of Minority and Women Owned Law Firms which is a
non-profit trade organization whose mission is to foster and promote
diversity among use of outside counsel by Fortune 500 organizations and
public entities. Lawyers from Philadelphia and all of the country had the opportunity to learn firsthand at the 10th Annual Meeting and Law Firm Expo at the Philadelphia Downtown Marriott.
across the country including Puerto Rico. The process to become a
member firm is extensively vetted to include only top tier diverse-owned
firms. Some of the criteria include being properly certified by either
NMSDC or WBENC as a minority or woman-owned law firm, respectively,
having a minimum of three full time attorneys and being able to provide
favorable client references from corporations within the Fortune 500.