NJ Labor Atty Slated As 1st Minority Woman To Head ABA

Law360, New York (February 12, 2013, 6:36 PM EST) -- Paulette Brown, an employment law partner at Madison, N.J.-based Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP, was nominated Sunday to become president of the American Bar Association in 2015, positioning her to become the first woman of color to serve in that role.

Brown received the nomination at the ABA’s midyear meeting Sunday, and is currently running unopposed. If she wins the presidency when the committee votes in February 2014, Brown will become president-elect of the organization the following August and will take over in 2015. Brown, who is...
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