Mayer Brown announced that Elizabeth (Liz) Espín Stern, managing partner of the firm's Washington DC office, has been recognized in Corporate Counsel’s 2021 Women, Influence & Power in Law Awards in the "Innovative Leadership” category. The awards honor general counsel, in-house leaders and law firm partners who have demonstrated a commitment to advancing the empowerment of women in law.

Ms. Stern holds a number of key leadership roles at the firm. She is the leader of the firm’s Global Mobility & Migration practice and has built one of the firm’s most inclusive practice groups; the team is multigenerational, multilingual and includes women, LGBTQ+ and ethnically-diverse lawyers. She is also a member of Mayer Brown’s global Partnership Board and spearheads the firm’s market-leading global worksite management initiative, the Global People Solution™.

In 2020, she mobilized the firm’s COVID-19 Global Response, which includes cutting-edge, first-of-their-kind tools that ranked high-impact issues and synthesized data into digestible content across the spectrum of pandemic-related legal issues.

Read Ms. Stern’s honoree Q&A profile here.