Saul Ewing Partner Michelle N. Lipkowitz Named One of Savoy Magazine’s Most Influential Black Lawyers
Saul Ewing LLP, a full-service law firm with more than 270 lawyers in 11 East Coast offices, today announced that Michelle N. Lipkowitz, a partner in the firm’s Commercial Litigation Practice and Chair of its Diversity & Inclusion Committee, has been named one of the “2015 Most Influential Black Lawyers” by Savoy magazine.
This annual list showcases a cross-section of lawyers who represent a diverse range of expertise with a national and global focus. “Savoy is proud to be at the vanguard of recognizing excellence and success within private industry and corporate professionals,” said L.P. Green, II, Publisher, Savoy Magazine. “Recognizing the Most Influential Black Lawyers is a natural extension of our ongoing coverage of influencers and achievers that began with the creation of the Most Influential Black Executives and Most Influential Black Women listings. We remain committed to recognizing and exposing the world to the full spectrum of excellence within the African American community.”
Lipkowitz focuses her practice on white collar criminal defense and commercial litigation involving contractual disputes, shareholder disputes, consumer class actions, mortgage fraud, lender liability, construction and products liability. She has extensive experience in complex investigations and litigation in various state and federal courts throughout Maryland and across the country representing clients from a broad range of industries, including financial, pharmaceutical, retail and telecommunications.
In addition to her demanding legal practice, Lipkowitz makes time for mentoring, including supporting GEM2 (Girls’ Empowerment Mission2), which is a mentoring program she co-founded and is aimed at enriching the lives of diverse, female high school graduates who grew up in underserved Baltimore communities. She also serves on the Board of Directors of the Baltimore Urban Debate League, KIPP Baltimore, and Park Heights Renaissance.
Lipkowitz earned her J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center, and her B.A., cum laude, from Harvard University.
Read the piece in Savoy magazine here.