Outstanding Women: Rebecca Winterscheidt

Law360, New York (April 3, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Sure there are challenges facing female lawyers, but if you happen to be defending big retail chains against accusations of sexual harassment by a bunch of low-paid women workers, there are payoffs too.

Rebecca Winterscheidt, the only female chair of Snell & Wilmer’s employment law practice, has a reputation for prevailing in multi-plaintiff cases of these sorts, both at trial and before they ever reach the courtroom.

No doubt she is a fine attorney in her own right, but it helps to be a woman. “I...
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