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Outstanding Women: Nicole Marie Walthour

Law360 (April 4, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- When Nicole Marie Walthour was eight years old, one of her cousins told her girls couldn’t be lawyers. That was all it took. She graduated from Harvard Law School not too long after, and she now works as a senior counsel at International Paper Co.

“I just wanted to prove him wrong,” she said.

After graduating from Harvard, Walthour spent a year clerking for Judge David S. Nelson of the U.S. District Court in Massachusetts, the first African-American appointed to the judiciary in that state....
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