National Association of Professional Women Inducts Doneene Damon, Director / Partner at Richards, Layton & Finger, P.A., Into its VIP Woman of the Year Circle

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Doneene Damon selected for her outstanding leadership and commitment within her profession

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I’m pleased to welcome Doneene into this exceptional group of professional women. Her success in law is sure to inspire young girls and women to choose this career path.

The National Association of Professional Women (NAPW) honors Doneene Damon as a 2015-2016 inductee into its VIP Woman of the Year Circle. Ms. Damon is recognized with this prestigious distinction for leadership in law. With more than 700,000 members and over 200 operating local chapters, NAPW is the nation’s leading networking organization exclusively for professional women.

“I’m pleased to welcome Doneene into this exceptional group of professional women,” said NAPW President Star Jones. “Her success in law is sure to inspire young girls and women to choose this career path.”

Ms. Damon, a partner at the venerable Delaware law firm Richards, Layton & Finger, is a nationally known leader on issues relating to statutory and common law trusts in all types of commercial and business transactions. She represents issuers, underwriters, investors and trustees, and serves as a trusted advisor to banks and trust companies in connection with their trust and agency services, including their role as trustee, collateral agent, depository agent and exchange agent.

In addition to building an extraordinary reputation in this nuanced area of law, Ms. Damon has built an equally illustrious reputation in the broader community. She has held more than a dozen executive leadership positions in professional organizations and has served or is serving on the board of directors of seven organizations.

Ms. Damon’s dedication to her profession and community inspires her colleagues, peers and countless numbers of young lawyers, to whom she has served as a mentor. With all of the hard work she puts into her profession, Ms. Damon has built her reputation as an outstanding Director and Partner. Through sheer will and dedication, she will continue to serve as an honest, capable and caring business partner.

Awards & Accomplishments: Jean Allard Glass Cutter Award, American Bar Association, Business Law Section, 2015, American College of Commercial Finance Lawyers Fellow, Chambers USA, National Diversity Council Leadership Excellence in the Law Award 2014, Pennsylvania Diversity Council, 2014 Leadership in Law Honoree, Temple University Beasley School of Law Gallery of Success, 2014 Honoree, The International Who’s Who of Women Lawyers, The International Women’s Review Board for Excellence in Law, YWCA Trailblazer Award

About NAPW
NAPW’s mission is to provide an exclusive, highly advanced networking forum to successful women executives, professionals and entrepreneurs where they can aspire, connect and achieve. Through innovative resources, unique tools and progressive benefits, professional women interact, exchange ideas, advance their knowledge and empower each other.

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