Simona Agnolucci, a partner in the Litigation Department, Managing Partner of the San Francisco office and a member of the firm’s Executive Committee, has received the Thought Leadership Award from Corporate Counsel as part of its 2022 Women, Influence & Power in Law series.
The award honors general counsel, in-house leaders and law firm partners who have demonstrated a commitment to advancing the empowerment of women in law. These outstanding women will be recognized at an awards dinner on October 18 as part of Corporate Counsel’s annual Women, Influence & Power in Law Conference in Washington, D.C.
Simona helped to establish Willkie’s San Francisco office, which opened in 2019, to offer high-stakes complex litigation capabilities. A trailblazer in her field, she co-leads a team that consistently achieves outstanding results for clients in significant cases shaping emerging areas of the law in today’s new economy. An advocate for women and diverse attorneys across the Firm, she co-leads a diverse and talented team of 30+ attorneys, serves as a mentor to associates throughout the office, and has built an office that thrives on connectivity and providing opportunities for professional growth and success. An advocate for social justice, Simona serves on the steering committee for, and leads Willkie’s participation in, the Legal Alliance for Reproductive Rights, a coalition of law firms committed to providing pro bono legal services to pregnant individuals and medical providers facing civil suits and criminal charges related to seeking or providing abortions across the country. In the wake of SCOTUS’ recent decision on abortion rights, Simona is leading the charge at Willkie and in the legal community to devote resources to support protection of reproductive rights.
See all the women honored here.