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EXCLUSIVE: Riley Safer Elects First Black Female MP

Law360 (April 18, 2018, 8:12 PM EDT) -- Riley Safer Holmes & Cancila LLP has elected its first African-American female managing partner, potentially marking a racial barrier-breaking first for the industry, Law360 has learned exclusively.

In a unanimous vote last week, name partner Patricia Brown Holmes, a former Cook County Circuit Court associate judge, was elevated from her position as co-administrative partner. The firm says it believes Holmes is the first female African-American managing partner of a law firm with a national presence and more than 50 lawyers that is not women- or minority-owned....
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