August 2019 Bar Bulletin
I recently had the privilege of sitting down with highly regarded labor and employment attorney, Sheryl J. Willert. A member and two-time former managing director at Williams Kastner, Willert has had a remarkable life and career.
Q: You were the first female and the first African American to become president of The Voice of the Defense Bar (DRI), the largest organization of civil defense trial lawyers in the country. In 2009, DRI renamed its Pioneer Diversity award after you. Please tell us about your history with this organization.
A: In the mid-nineties, DRI was going through some evolution. When I was...