Lori Erwin, a partner in the Austin office, was selected to attend the 2011 Women's Power Summit on Law and Leadership. The Center for Women in Law at the University of Texas chose 150 women leaders in the legal profession from across the nation to attend an unprecedented examination of power and leadership in the legal profession. Women in positions of leadership in the legal field, including law school deans, general counsel, federal and state judges, members of law firm management, and state attorneys general attended the power summit held April 27-29, 2011. The Summit was designed to provide a venue for networking among women leaders in the legal field and for serious dialogue to address issues of importance to women including, how women leaders can use their individual and collective power to support and promote women in the legal field resulting in positive change. Lori is a member of the firm's Diversity Committee.