Alumna Stacey J. Rappaport ’96 was named to Crain’s New York Business’ “2019 Notable Women in Law” list.
The Crain’s list highlights 100 trailblazing female attorneys, including law firm partners and corporate counsel at companies in New York City, who have excelled in their professional fields and impacted their immediate or greater New York City communities. According to Crain’s, those on this year’s list are “an exceptional pool of talented of female attorneys in New York City.”
[Ms. Rappaport] both founded and chaired Milbank’s Women’s Initiative Committee, is a current member of the Pro Bono Committee, and has previously served on the firm’s Associate Life, Diversity, and Nominating Committees. Ms. Rappaport’s commitment to the advancement of women in the legal profession is reflected in her work outside of Milbank as well. She is the founder and former co-chair of the Women Partners Subcommittee of the Committee on Women in the Legal Profession of the New York City Bar. She also serves on the boards of three non-profit organizations: Sanctuary for Families, Inc., New York’s leading service provider to victims of gender-related violence; Lincoln Square Legal Services, Inc., Fordham Law School’s student law clinic; and the Center for WorkLife Law at University of California at Hastings, a leading research and advocacy organization for the advancement of gender equality in the workplace.