CHICAGO – LAWFUEL – Janice K. Hamblin, a partner in the Chicago office of McGuireWoods LLP, has been elected to the board of directors of the Chicago chapter of the National Association of Women Business Owners. A longtime member of the organization, Hamblin will be responsible for NAWBO’s corporate affairs.
Founded in 1975, NAWBO is the only organization that solely represents the interests of women entrepreneurs in all industries, and offers a wealth of opportunities ranging from contacts and networking to learning, advocacy and growth. NAWBO Chicago is among the largest of the organization’s more than 80 chapters.
“Jan Hamblin is a welcome and valued addition to our board of directors. She brings to NAWBO not only her strong legal acumen, but also an energetic spirit dedicated to NAWBO and its efforts in support of women business owners. Her leadership in corporate affairs will be an outstanding benefit to NAWBO,” said Catherine Lee, president of NAWBO Chicago.
At McGuireWoods, Hamblin concentrates her practice in the field of corporate, transactional, and international business law, with a particular emphasis on representing clients in business transactions such as mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, joint ventures and financings. A significant portion of her practice is devoted to representing European and other international companies investing in the United States. Additionally, Hamblin is the chairperson of McGuireWoods’ Chicago office Women’s Leadership Forum.
McGuireWoods LLP is a full-service law firm with approximately 750 lawyers in 15 offices in the United States, Europe and Central Asia providing legal counsel to clients around the world. The firm’s Chicago office is located at 77 West Wacker Drive. For more information, visit www.mcguirewoods.com.