5/29/07

Bresnahan Named One of the 50 Most Influential Women Lawyers in America by the National Law Journal

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Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP is pleased to announce that Pamela A. Bresnahan, a partner in the Washington D.C. office, has been selected as one of the 50 Most Influential Women Lawyers in America by The National Law Journal.  These 50 outstanding female attorneys were recognized for their impact in their chosen disciplines, dedication to the community and commitment to the legal profession.

In addition to this most recent honor, The National Law Journal named Ms. Bresnahan one of the 100 Most Influential Lawyers in America in 2006. Vorys remains the only Ohio-based law firm with an attorney on both of these prestigious lists.

Ms. Bresnahan is the Chair of the District of Columbia office litigation practice group at Vorys.  She serves as trial and appellate counsel in business and commercial litigation matters with an emphasis on professional liability defense and coverage litigation.  She represents lawyers, financial institutions, broker/dealers, financial professionals, directors and officers, accountants, insurers and other professionals.  Ms. Bresnahan serves as coverage and litigation counsel for insurers issuing errors and omissions policies.  She represents businesses and individuals in securities, intellectual property and other corporate litigation.  She advises law firms and lawyers on management issues and discipline matters.

Ms. Bresnahan currently serves on the Nominating Committee and as a Delegate-At-Large to the ABA House of Delegates and is a member of the Select Committee of the House of Delegates. She also serves as a member of the D.C. Circuit Committee on Admissions and Discipline.  Ms. Bresnahan is the former D.C. Circuit representative for the ABA Standing Committee on Federal Judiciary.  In her capacity as the D.C. Circuit Representative, she served as an investigator and witness before the United States Senate on behalf of the American Bar Association for then Judge John Roberts' nomination to the United States Supreme Court.  She is also a former member of the ABA Commission on Women in the Profession and has held many leadership positions within the American Bar Association.

Washington D.C. Managing Partner Joseph D. Lonardo said the firm is very proud that the influential national legal publication has once again recognized Ms. Bresnahan’s legal accomplishments. “Very few attorneys are as intelligent, resourceful, and committed to their clients as Pam Bresnahan,” Mr. Lonardo said. “She embodies all the virtues that Vorys seeks to instill in every one of its lawyers.”