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Waters Kraus & Paul Virtual Roundtable Q&A: Women In Law

Women’s History Month had its origins as a national celebration with a 1987 presidential proclamation. The law passed by Congress marked the month of March with observances to honor the achievements of American women in a variety of fields, including the law.

To celebrate Women’s History Month this year, we’ve asked attorneys at Waters Kraus & Paul to participate in a...

Women In Law Virtual Roundtable Q&A with Susan Ulrich

Susan Ulrich is an attorney at Waters Kraus & Paul in the firm’s Los Angeles office. A native of Massachusetts, Susan graduated with her bachelor’s degree in politics and American studies from Brandeis University. She was later awarded a Juris Doctor degree from Northeastern University School of Law. She has served on the Board of Directors for Roca, Inc., an organization dedicated to...

Women In Law Virtual Roundtable Q&A with Caitlyn Silhan

Caitlyn Silhan is a partner at Waters Kraus & Paul in the Dallas office. After earning her bachelor’s degree at Boston University, she graduated magna cum laude, earning her Juris Doctor degree from Tulane University Law School, where she was a Dean’s Scholar. She is a recipient of many accolades and honors, including the 2016 Kristi Couvillon Bono Award granted by the Texas Civil...

Women In Law Virtual Roundtable Q&A with Kay Reeves

Kay Gunderson Reeves serves as of counsel to Waters Kraus & Paul. For more than 20 years, she has represented victims of asbestos exposure and those injured by dangerous drugs or other toxic substances. She graduated with high honors from the University of California at Berkeley before receiving a Master’s in Public Administration from Troy State University, and later her Juris Doctor...

Women In Law Virtual Roundtable Q&A with Elizabeth Post

Elizabeth Post is an attorney at our firm’s Los Angeles office. She earned her bachelor’s degree with a double major in English and Spanish from Loyola Marymount University in California, magna cum laude. Before being awarded her Juris Doctor degree from Loyola Law School as a Public Interest Scholar, Elizabeth served as a Peace Corps volunteer, during which time she worked and lived in...

Women In Law Virtual Roundtable Q&A with Leila Mustafa

Leila Mustafa is an attorney based in the Waters Kraus & Paul Dallas office. She was awarded her Juris Doctor degree from SMU Dedman School of Law after completing her bachelor’s in journalism and psychology. She is a member of the American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee, which seeks to defend civil rights for all people and promote civic participation. Leila’s practice...

Women In Law Virtual Roundtable Q&A with Leslie MacLean

Leslie MacLean joined Waters Kraus & Paul in 2001, became a partner in 2005 and has been the managing partner of our firm’s Dallas office since 2018. Before attending law school, Leslie worked in the Texas Legislature as a legislative assistant and as the committee clerk to the Texas Senate State Affairs Committee. She has taught continuing education courses for lawyers and paralegals...

Honoring Black Women in Law: Black History Month 2021

In the United States, fewer than 5% of all lawyers are Black, according to a recent study conducted by Law360. An even smaller percentage of this group are Black women lawyers — a startling statistic given the historical legacy left by many women legal trailblazers of color. This year, in observance of Black History Month, we’re recognizing and celebrating the legacy left by some of the...

Firm Partners Kraus and Paul Named to Best Lawyers® 2021

Waters Kraus & Paul partners Peter Kraus and Gary Paul have both been named to the 2021 Best Lawyers® list. The publication annually recognizes the top 6% of private practicing attorneys in the nation. The honor has been designated to Mr. Kraus for his work in the category of Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs, and Product Liability Litigation – Plaintiffs. At the same time, Mr....

Michael Armitage Receives Top Rated Litigator 2020 Designation

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Water Kraus & Paul partner Michael Armitage has been recognized on the 2020 Top Rated Litigator list by Legal Leader Litigator in Partnership with Martindale-Hubbell™. The ALM Media publication has been evaluating attorneys based on their strong legal ability and ethical standards for more than 130 years. As a firm partner in the Los Angeles office located in El Segundo, California, Mike...

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